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|ISBN:||9780739147597 0739147595 9780739147610 0739147617|
|Description:||xii, 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction. Food, narrative, and symbolic communication in the Andes --
A brief cultural history of Andean staple foods --
The symbolic role of andean foods in Tahuantinsuyu and colonial Perú : ritual expression, discursive resistance --
Profits, prestige, and power in the Andean market and Chichería --
"Las chicheras se defienden" : canny, creative cooks in the visual and verbal narratives of José María Arguedas, Martín Chambi, and Claudia Llosa --
Maleficent meals and conspiring cooks : culinary witchcraft in Quechua Orai narratives --
Conclusion. Globalization, food security, and the Quechua food-landscape.
Alison Krogel practices the best in Andean cultural studies. Her book is an excellent interdisciplinary study of the Quechua Food Landscape. She focuses her study on such sites as an Andean market