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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00
This selection of 30 contributions (3 workshop reports, 27 papers from 14 countries) concentrates on intercultural communication in its broadest sense: themes vary from dissident translation under the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines and translation as a process of power in the 3rd world context to drama translation and the role of the cognitive... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00
This volume of selected papers from the second Critical Link conference (Vancouver, 1998) shows a marked evolution in Community Interpreting (CI) since the first Critical Link conference of 1995. In the intervening three years the field has advanced from pioneering to professionalization in response to new social needs created by the influx of immigrants... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 195.00
Translation in Context is a collection of contributions from the 1998 Congress arranged by EST, the European Society for Translation Studies, in Granada, Spain. It illustrates some of the latest research interests and achievements in Translation Studies at the turn of the millennium. The contributions show how the context of Translation Studies has... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00
The 1997 ATA volume brings together articles on translation practice into the 21st century. Contributions deal with the Information Age, multilingualism in Europe, English as a Lingua Franca, Terminology standardization, translating for the media, and new directions in translator training. A comprehensive bibliography of dissertations makes this a... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00
This book represents an approach which is intended to give readers a general insight into what translators really do and to explain the concepts and tools of the trade, bearing in mind that translation cannot be reduced to simple principles that can easily be separated from each other and thus be handled in isolation. On the whole, the book is more... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 10.18
A child who calls himself Captain Spark. The mysterious Machchli Baba. A stabbing in a dark alley... In Varanasi during the Durga Puja, a valuable statuette of Ganesh is stolen from the famous Ghoshal household. Before he can recover it, Feluda has to face the arch-villain Maganlal Meghraj, solve a murder case, and unmask a fraud sadhu. One of Feluda's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Thinking Arabic Translation is a comprehensive and practical twenty-four-week course in translation method. Clear explanations, discussion, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a variety of sources, including journalism and politics, legal... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 54.00
?Getting information off the internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.? (Mitchell Kapor, n.d.). Medical concepts and terminology can be very confusing for the uninitiated interpreter or translator. This book will allow interpreters and translators to quickly read up on healthcare settings, familiarizing themselves with anatomy, physiology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
The notion of systems has helped revolutionize translation studies since the 1970s. As a key part of many descriptive approaches, it has broken with the prescriptive focus on what translation should be, encouraging researchers to ask what translation does in specific cultural settings. From his privileged position as a direct participant in these developments,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
Despite the crucial role played by translation in the history of scientific ideas and the transmission of knowledge, historians of science have seldom been interested in the translation activity which enabled the spread of those ideas and exerted influence on structures and systems of knowledge. Translation scholars, too, have traditionally shown... more...