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Photographs, maps, figures, tables, texts; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Note on transcriptions; Part I. Ethnographer Learning: 1. The piedmont: textile mills and times of change; 2. 'Gettin' on' in two communities; 3. Learning how to talk in Trackton; 4. Teaching how to talk in Roadville; 5. Oral traditions; 6. Literate traditions; 7. The townspeople; Part II. Ethnographer Doing: 8. Teachers as learners; 9. Learners as ethnographers; Epilogue; Epilogue - 1996; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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This book, first published in 1983, traces language patterns and cultural differences between 'Roadville' and 'Tracton'.

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'One of the classic texts in educational praxis.' American Scientist 'Deserves to be widely read by all researchers on child language.' Journal of Child Language 'A milestone in understanding the roots of school achievement.' London Review of Books 'Should become a point of reference for all discussions of spontaneous oral story telling.' Harvard Educational Review ' ... captures the elusive nature of effective ethnography: involvement and empathy yield a sound and practical analysis.' Developments in Language Teaching

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