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Voices of a City Market - An Ethnography - cover

Voices of a City Market - An Ethnography

Dr. Adrian Blackledge, Dr. Angela Creese

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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This book breaks new ground in its representation of the voices of people in a superdiverse city as they go about their everyday lives. Poetic, polyphonic, and compelling, it places the reader at the heart of the market hall, surrounded by the translanguaging voices of people from all over the world. Based on four years of ethnographic research, the book is a gift to the senses, evoking the smells, sights, and sounds of the multilingual city. This is a book that reimagines the conventions of both ethnographic writing and academic discourse.

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