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

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The Migrant's Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households - Ray, Krishnendu
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To most of us the food that we associate with homeOCoour national and familial homesOCois an essential part of our cultural heritage. No matter how open we become to other cuisines, we regard home-cooking as an intrinsic part of who we are. In this book, Krishnendu Ray examines the changing food habits of Bengali immigrants to the United States as they deal with the tension between their nostalgia for home and their desire to escape from its confinements.As Ray says, This is a story about rice and water and the violations ...

The Migrant's Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households 2004, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781592130955

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