ERIC Number: EJ424967
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
"New World" and Mexican Contributions to Agriculture and Food.
Rochin, Refugio I.
Social Studies Review, v29 n3 p68-76 Spr 1990
Argues that Hispanic-Americans can find reason for pride and positive self-images in their cultural heritage and contributions to California agriculture. Traces history of foods and plant propagation in Mesoamerica. Discusses corn, vanilla, chocolate, chiles, tomatoes, and other foods significant for their culinary legacy. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: California; Mesoamerica; Mexico; Pre Columbian History