1. Introduction; 2. Profile of artist blacksmiths; 3. The stock of knowledge; 4. Constellations for action; 5. Emergence and accomplishment in an account of production; 6. Imagery in ironwork; 7. Beyond blacksmithing.
Janet and Charles Keller provide an account of situated learning based on the ethnographic study of blacksmithing.
"An important contribution to an anthropology of knowledge that departs from and takes into account the impressive body of work on the cognitive anthropology of the 1960's and '70s." G.E. Marcus, Choice