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Author Weis, Robert
Title Bakers and Basques : A Social History of Bread in Mexico
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012
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Note Cover -- Half title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter One "Zelo y desvelo" The Bread Monopoly and Late Colonial Market Reforms -- Chapter Two "A system that offends the hands of brothers" Small Bakers and the Free Market in Independent Mexico -- Chapter Three "An uncle in America" Chain Migration and the Spanish Monopoly -- Chapter Four "Dough Kneaded with Blood" -- Chapter Five "We have no bread" Hunger, Opportunity, and War -- Chapter Six The Bakers' Revolution -- Chapter Seven Unionists, Tlalchicholes, and Canasteros -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
More than a book about bread, Bakers and Basques places food and labor at the center of the upheavals in Mexican history from independence to the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Weis, Robert Bakers and Basques : A Social History of Bread in Mexico Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press,c2012 9780826351463
Subject Bread industry -- Mexico -- History.;Bread -- Economic aspects -- Mexico -- History.;Bread -- Political aspects -- Mexico -- History.;Bakeries -- Mexico -- History.;Bakers -- Political activity -- Mexico -- History.;Mexico -- Economic conditions.;Mexico -- Social conditions
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