The Migrant’s Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households

The Migrant’s Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households

Diditi Mitra, Professor of Sociology at Brookdale Community College, reviews The Migrant’s Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households. The book is about the relationship between food and the construction of identity among middle-class Hindu Bengali-Americans. The study is based on a survey of Bengali-American households and an ethnography of a Bengali-American household. The author also touches upon the gender aspect of who prepares and distributes food.

Publication Part Of International Migration Review
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Book by Krishnendu Ray, Culinary Institute of America
Reviewed by Diditi Mitra, Brookdale Community College

Journal International Migration Review
Date of Publication Fall 2005
Pages 757-758
DOI 10.1111/j.1747-7379.2005.tb00287.x
Volume 39
Issue Number 3

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