Cosmopolitan Taste

@article{Pujol2009CosmopolitanT,
  title={Cosmopolitan Taste},
  author={Anton Pujol},
  journal={Food, Culture \& Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={437 - 455}
}
  • Anton Pujol
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • History
  • Food, Culture & Society
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