ARTES DE MEXICO: CHOCOLATE I, II & III.
Mexico, D.F.: Artes de Mexico, 2012-2013. First printing 3 vols., var. paginations, photos, wrps., tall New Paperback Three special issues of Artes de Mexico which focus on the history, cultivation, production and consumption of chocolate in Mexico. The first issue focuses on how chocolate figured into pre-Colombian cultures, the second discusses the mystique of chocolate and how it is a metaphor for mestizaje (or mixing) and the third expounds on the role chocolate has played in shaping rituals and popular consciousness. (Item ID: 160717)