CENTRAL AMERICA, MEXICO, AND CARIBBEAN ARCHIVE

Algert S, Brzezinski E, Ellison TH. 1998. Mexican American Food Practices, Customs, and Holidays. Second edition. American Dietetic Association, American Diabetes Association. [North America; Middle America; United States; Mexico; Mexican Americans]

Anderson RK, Calvo J, Serrano G, et al. 1946. A Study of the Nutritional Status and Food Habits of Otomi Indians in the Mezquital Valley of Mexico. American Journal of Public Health 36:883-903. [foodways; nutrition; Mexico; Otomi]

Andrews J. 1993. Diffusion of the Mesoamerican Food Complex to Southeastern Europe. Geographical Review 83:194-204. [history; plant introduction; foodstuffs; capsicum pepper; Central America; Europe; Balkans; Portugal; Spain]

Arnold PP. 1999. Eating Landscape: Aztec and European Occupation of Tlalocan. University of Colorado Press. [archaeology; ritual; Central America]

Baer R. 1998. Cooking -- and Coping -- among the Cacti: Diet, Nutrition and Available Income in Northwestern Mexico. Gordon and Breach. [diet; food choice; economic factors; Middle America; Mexico; Senora]

Baer RD. 1984. The Interaction of Social and Cultural Factors Affecting Dietary Patterns in Rural and Urban Sonora, Mexico. Dissertation. University of Arizona, [food and culture; diet]

Beals RLFGM. 1998. Cheran : A Sierra Tarascan Village. University of Oklahoma Press. [ethnography; food use; Mexico; Tarasco Indians]

Benedict FGSM. 1970. The Food of the Present Day Maya Indians of Yucatan. Johnson Reprint Corp. [diet; food habits; Central America; Mexico; Maya]

Boucher PP. 1992. Cannibal Encounters: Europeans and Island Caribs. [history; cannibalism; Caribbean]

Bourke JG. 1885. The Urine Dance of the Zuni Indians of New Mexico. Ann Arbor. [food use; ritual; North American Indian; Zuni]

Bourke JG. 1895. The Folk Foods of the Rio Grande Valley and of Northern Mexico. Journal of American Folklore 8:41-71. [ethnic foods; North America; Southwestern United States; Mexico]

Brandes S. 1997. Sugar, Colonialism, and Death: On the Origins of Mexico's Day of the Dead. Comparative Studies in Society and History 39(2):270-299. [history; meaning; ritual; Mexico]

Chavez N, Sha L, Persky V, et al. 1994. Effects of Length of Stay on Food Group Intake in Mexican American and Puerto Rican Women. Journal of Nutritional Education 26:79-86. [food habit change; North America; Caribbean; United States; Puerto Rico; Mexican Americans; Puerto Ricans]

Coe SD. 1994. America's First Cuisines. University of Texas Press. [prehistory; history; eating habits; food systems; Central America; Mexico; South America; Aztec; Maya; Inca]

Cohen RJ, Huddix K, Hortado E, et al. 1995. Maternal Activity Budgets: Feasibility of Exclusive Breastfeeding for Six Months among Urban Women in Honduras. Social Science and Medicine 41:527-536. [infant feeding; time allocation; Central America]

Cosminsky S. 1975. The Changing Food and Medical Beliefs and Practices in a Guatemalan Community. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 4:183-191. [change; food beliefs; Central America; Guatemala]

Currier RL. 1966. The Hot-Cold Syndrome and Symbolic Balance in Mexican and Spanish American Folk Medicine. Ethnology 5:251-263. [folk classification; medicine; Mexico; Central America]

De Benitez AM. 1974. Pre-Hispanic Cooking. Ediciones Euroamericana Klaus Thiele. [cookery; Latin America; Mexico]

DeWalt K. 1983. Nutrition Stategies and Agricultural Change in a Mexican Community. University of Michigan Press. [modernization and change; Middle America; Mexico]

DeWalt K, Pelto G. 1977. Food Use and Household Ecology in a Mexican Community. In Nutrition and Anthropology in Action. TK Fitzgerald, ed. pp. 70-93. van Gorcum. [social life; domestic relations; ecology; Mexico]

DeWalt KM. 1983. Nutritional Strategies and Agricultural Change in a Mexican Community. Bowker. [food habits; nutrition; Mexico.]

DeWalt KW. 1980. Impact of Agricultural Development on Child Nutrition in Tabasco, Mexico. Medical Anthropology 4:55-78-. [child nutrition; economic change; Latin America; Mexico]

Dewey K. 1989. Nutrition and the Commoditization of Foods in Latin American and the Caribbean. Social Science and Medicine 28(5):415-424. [commercialization and change; nutrition; Latin America; Caribbean]

Dewey KG. 1980. Impact of Agricultural Development on Child Nutrition in Tabasco, Mexico. Medical Anthropology 5:22-43. [food habit change; child nutrition; Mexico]

Dewey KG. 1989. Nutrition and the Commoditization of Food Systems in Latin American and the Caribbean. Social Science and Medicine 28:415-424. [food habit change; food system; nutrition; Latin America; Caribbean]

Dirks R. 1987. The Black Saturnalia. University of Florida Presses. [history; slave society; foodways; diet; nutrition; hunger; social life; Caribbean; West Indies]

Edelman M. 1987. From Costa Rican Pasture to North American Hamburger. In Food and Evolution. M Harris, E Ross, eds. pp. 541-562. Temple University Press. [food system; ecology; food specie; ground beef; Central America; North America; Costa Rica]

Furst P. 1978. Spirulina. Human Nature 1:60-65. [foodstuffs; algae; history; Mexico; Aztec]

Galler J, Ramsey F, Weiskopf-Bock S. 1998. Infant Feeding Practices in Barbados Predict Later Growth. J Nutr 128(8):1328-. [infant nutrition; Caribbean; Barbados]

Greiner T, Latham M. 1981. Factors Associated with Malnutrition in the Children of Western Jamaica. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 10:135-142. [nutritional disease; children; Caribbean; Jamaica]

Handler JS, Aufderheide AC, Corruccini RS. 1986. Lead Content and Poisoning in Barbados Slaves. Social Science History 10:399-425. [history; slave diet and disease; lead poisoning; Caribbean; Barbados]

Harner M. 1977. The Ecological Basis for Aztec Sacrifice. American Ethnologist 4:117-135. [cannibalism; prehistory; history; ecology; Mexico; Aztec]

Hassig R. 1981. The Famine of One Rabbit: Ecological Causes and Social Consequences of a Pre-Columbian Calamity. Journal of Anthropological Research 37(2):172-182. [disaster; mass starvation; economic effects; agricultural intensification; Mexico; Aztec????]

Jarvenpa R. 1999. Bush Food/Country Food/Town Food: Power, Meaning and Dietary Transformation in Three Societies. In Alimentacion Y Cultura Actas Del Congreso Internacional, Vol Ii 1998. E Museo Nacional de Antropologia, ed. pp. 729-748-. La Val de Onsera. [change; social meaning; North American Indians; Chipewyan (Dene); Europe; Finland; Central America; Costa Rica; Terraba]

Jerome N. 1975. Flavor Preferences and Food Patterns of Selected U S and Caribbean Blacks. Food Technology 29(6):46-51. [preference; flavor; food habits; North America; United States; Caribbean]

Johannessen S, Hastorf CA. 1994. Corn and Culture in the Prehistoric New World. West View Press. [collected papers; prehistory; foodstuffs; Central America; North America; South America]

Jones AR. 1985. Diet Change and Human Population at Indian Creek, Antigua. American Antiquity 50:518-536. [prehistory; Caribbean]

Kaiser L, Dewey K. 1991. Household Economic Strategies, Food Resource Allocation, and Intrahousehold Patterns of Dietary Intake in Rural Mexico. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 27:123-145-. [household; food sharing; distribution (allocation); dietary intake; Middle America; Mexico]

Kaiser L, Dewey K. 1991. Migration, Cash Cropping and Subsistence Agriculture: Relationship to Household Food Expenditures in Rural Mexico. Social Science and Medicine 33:1113-1126. [food habits; ecology; Middle America; Mexico]

Kaplan L. 1973. Ethnobotanical and Nutritional Factors in the Domestication of American Beans. In Man and His Foods: The Ethnobotany of Nutrition; Contemporary, Primitive, and Prehistoric Non-European Diets. CL Smith, ed. pp. 75-85. University of Alabama Press. [collected papers; foodstuffs; domestication; Central America]

Kearney M. 1972. The Winds of Ixtepeji. New York. [foodways; diet; food sharing; drinking patterns; Mexico; Zapotec]

Kraig B.1999. Food for the Ancestors. ed. J Thompson, B Kraig. PBS Home Video. [holiday; feast; religion; Mexico]

Krause VM, Kuhnlein HV, López-Palacios CY, et al. 1993. Preparation Effects on Tortilla Mineral Content in Guatemala. Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion 43(1):73-77. [food processing; maize; Central America; Indian peoples]

Logan M. 1972. Humoral Folk Medicine: A Potential Aid in Controlling Pellagra in Mexico. Ethnomedizin 1:397-411. [malnutrition; diet and disease; pellagra; North America; Mexico]

Marchione TJ. 1977. Food and Nutrition in Self-Reliant National Development: The Impact on Child Nutrition of Jamaican Government Policy. Medical Anthropology 1:57-59. [child nutrition; government policy; Caribbean; Jamiaca]

Marchione TJ. 1980. Factors Associated with Malnutrition in the Children of Western Jamaica. In Nutritional Anthropology. NW Jerome, RC Kandel, GH Pelto, eds. Redgrave. [malnutrition; children; Caribbean; Jamaica]

Martorell R. 1975. Acute Morbidity and Physical Growth in Rural Guatemalan Children. American Journal of Diseases of Children 129:1296-1301. [child nutrition; nutritional deficiency and disease; Central America; Guatemala]

Mathews H. 1983. Context-Specific Variation in Humoral Classification. American Anthropologist 85:826-847. [food classification; humoral (hot-cold) system; North America; Mexico]]

May J, McCellan D. 1972. The Ecology of Malnutrition in Mexico and Central America. Hafner. [nutritional disease; Central America; Mexico]

McClelland DA. 1992. Good as Gold: Foods the Americas Gave the World. Smithsonian. [history; foodstuffs; diffusion; Central America; North America; South America]

McLeod J. 1984. Food Consumption and Poverty in Rural Jamaica. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 14:297-306. [undernutrition; hunger; poverty; Caribbean; Jamaica]

Messer E. 1977. The Ecology of a Vegetarian Diet in a Modernizing Mexican Community. In Nutrition and Anthropology in Action. TK Fitzgerald, ed. [ecology; vegetarian; Mexico]

Messer E. 1981. Hot-Cold Classification: Theoretical and Practical Implications of a Mexican Study. Social Science Medicine 15 B:133-145. [classification; hot-cold; Mexico]

Messer E. 1987. The Hot and Cold in Mesoamerican Indigenous and Hispanicized Thought. Social Science and Medicine 25:346-399. [food classification; hot and cold categories; Central America; Mexico; Europe]

Myers RA. 1984. Island Carib Cannibalism. Niewe West-indische Gids 158:147-184. [cannibalism; Caribbean; Island Carib]

Nietschmann B. 1974. When the Turtle Collapses, the World Ends. Natural History 83(6):34-42. [food use; ecology; Central America; Miskito Indians]

Ortiz de Montellano B. 1990. Aztec Medicine, Health, and Nutrition. [prehistory; history; cannibalism; Mexico; Aztec]

Oster G, Oster S. 1985. The Great Breadfruit Scheme. Natural History 94(3):35-41. [foodstuffs; history; Caribbean]

Pelto G. 1987. Social Class and Diet in Contemporary Mexico. In Food and Evolution. M Harris, E Ross, eds. pp. 517-540-. Temple University Press. [social organization; class and diet; Middle America; Mexico]

Pike KL. 1980. A Mixtec Lime Oven. SIL Museum of Anthropology. [foodways; Mexico]

Pilcher JM. 1996. Tamales or Timbales: Cuisine and the Formation of Mexican Nation Identity. Americas 53:2-. [social identity; Latin America; Mexico]

Pilcher JM. 1998. Que Vivan Los Tamales! Food and the Making of Mexican Identity. University of New Mexico Press. [history; social identity (gender, class, race); North America; Mexico]

Price R. 1991. Subsistence on the Plantation Periphery: Crops, Cooking, and Labour among Eighteenth-Century Suriname Maroons. Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Comparative Studies 12 (special issue):107-127. [history; food habits; Caribbean; South America]

Sahlins M. 1978. Culture as Protein and Profit. The New York Review of Books 25(18):45-53-. [taboo; symbolism; prehistory; cannibalism; Mexico; Aztec]

Salvador ML. 1987. Food for the Holy Ghost: Ritual Exchange in Azorean Festivals. In Time out of Time: Essays on the Festival. A Falassi, ed. pp. 244-260. University of New Mexico Press. [food in ritual; festival; religion; symbol and meaning; Europe; Africa; Azores]

Samuda P, Cook R, Fitzroy H. 1998. Indentify Foods Commonly Consumed by the Jamaican Population: The Focus Group Approach. Internation Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 48(1). [dietary patterns; methodology; focus groups; Caribbean; Jamaica]

Sanjur D. 1994. Hispanic Foodways, Nutrition, and Health. Allyn and Bacon. [food habits; nutrition; Caribbean; North American; Puerto Rico: Mexican-Americans]

Schoeninger MJ. 1979. Dietary Reconstruction at Chalcatzingo, a Formative Period Site in Morelos, Mexico. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan. [prehistory; diet; Mexico]

Scrimshaw N. 1995. Community-Based Longitudinal Nutrition and Health Studies: Classical Examples from Guatemala, Haiti, and Mexico. United Nations University Food and Nutrition Program. [nutritional patterns; change; Central America; Caribbean; Guatemala; Haiti; Mexico]

Scrimshaw N, Cosminsky S. 1991. The Impact of Health on Women's Food Procurement Strategies on a Guatemalan Plantation. In Diet and Domestic Life in Society. A Sharman, J Theophano, K Curtis, et al, eds. pp. 61-30. Temple University Press. [women; diet; health and disease; Central America; Guatemala]

Sellers S. 1984. Diet Patterns and Nutritional Intake in a Costa Rican Community. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 14:297-306. [dietary and nutritional intake; Central America; Costa Rica]

Sobolik KD. 1991. Paleonutrition of the Lower Pecos Region of the Chihuahuan Desert. Doctoral Dissertation. Texas A & M University, [prehistory; paleolithic; ethnobotany; diet; North America; Mexico]

Stonich S. 1991. The Political Economy of Environmental Destruction: Food Security in Southern Honduras. In Harvest of Want: Hunger and Food Security in Central America and Mexico. S Whiteford, AE Ferguson, eds. pp. 45-74. Westview. [hunger; politics; economy; Central America]

Stuart JW. 1978. Subsistence Ecology of the Isthmus Nahuat Indians of Southern Veracruz, Mexico. Doctoral Dissertation. University of California, Riverside, [food habits; social life; culture; Nahuas]

Super JC. 1988. Food, Conquest, and Colonization in 16th Century Spanish America. University of New Mexico Press. [history; food habit change; Central America; South America]

Super JC, Wright TC. 1985. Food, Politics, and Society in Latin America. University of Nebraska Press. [food system; South America; Central America; Mexico]

Taylor D. 1950. The Meaning of Dietary and Occupational Restrictions among the Island Carib. American Anthropologist 52:243-249. [taboo; couvade; Caribbean; Island Carib]

Tejada C. 1979. Nutrition and Feeding Practices of the Maya in Central America. In Aspects of the History of Medicine in Latin America. JZ Bowers, EF Purcell, eds. pp. 54-87. [prehistory; Mesoamerica]

Tucker K, Sanjur D. 1988. Maternal Employment and Child Nutrition in Panama. Social Science and Medicine 26:605-612. [child nutrition; Central America; Panama]

Vargas LA. 1990. Old and New Transitions and Nutrition in Mexico. In Disease in Populations in Transition. AC Swedlund, GJ Amerlago, eds. pp. 145-160-. New York: Bergin and Garvey. [nutrition and health; ecology; symbolic meanings; change; Mexico]

Vargas LA, Casillas LE. 1992. Diet and Foodways in Mexico City. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 27:235-247. [diet; eating patterns; food preparation; nutrition; urban areas; Mexico]

Vogt EZ. 1976. Tortillas for the Gods: A Symbolic Analysis of Zinacanteco Rituals. Harvard University Press. [ritual; food symbols and meanings; Latin America; Mexico; Maya; Zincanteco]

Watts D. 1984. Cycles of Famine in Islands of Plenty: The Case of the Colonial West Indies in the Pre-Emancipation Period. In Famine as a Geographic Phenomenon. B Currey, G Hugo, eds. pp. 49-70. [famine; history; Caribbean]

Wilk RR. 1999. "Real Belizean Food": Building Local Identity in the Transnational Caribbean. American Anthropologist 101:244-255. [social relations; colonialism; class; modernization; Caribbean; Belize]

Wing E. 1978. Use of Dogs for Food: An Adaptation to the Coastal Environment. In Prehistoric Coastal Adaptations: The Economy and Ecology of Maritime Middle America. BL Stark, B Voorhies, eds. pp. 29-41. Academic Press. [prehistory; foodstuffs; dog; Central America]

Winkelman M. 1998. Aztec Human Sacrifice: Cross-Cultural Assessments of the Ecological Hypothesis. Ethnology 37(3):285-. [cannibalism; North America; Mexico; prehistoric; Aztec]

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