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Author Wynne, Lauren A., author.

Title Predictable pleasures : food and the pursuit of balance in rural Yucatán / Lauren A. Wynne.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xiv, 192 pages).
Series At table
At table series.
Contents Cover -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. The Force with Which We Live -- 2. Giving Life to Ourselves -- 3. If It Tastes Good -- 4. So That We Won't Die -- 5. Put a Little Salt -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index -- About Lauren A. Wynne -- Series List -- Bison Books Editions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Wynne examines the centrality of food in rural Yucatán and how residents practice care, as exercised through food, to negotiate anxieties, achieve desired bodily and social status, and maintain valued cultural forms"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Food habits -- Yucatán Peninsula.
Food habits -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Food preferences -- Yucatán Peninsula.
Food preferences -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Mayas -- Food.
Indians of Mexico -- Food.
Yucatán Peninsula -- Social life and customs.
Yucatán (Mexico : State) -- Social life and customs.
HISTORY / Latin America / Mexico
Food habits.
Food preferences.
Indians of Mexico -- Food.
Manners and customs.
Mayas -- Food.
Central America -- Yucatán Peninsula.
Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Wynne, Lauren A. Predictable Pleasures : Food and the Pursuit of Balance in Rural Yucatán Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska,c2020 9781496201317
ISBN 9781496221087 electronic book
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