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- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
Sonia Faleiro was a reporter in search of a story when she met Leela; a beautiful and charismatic bar dancer with a story to tell. Leela introduced Sonia to the underworld of Bombay?s dance bars: a world of glamorous women; of fierce love; sex and violence; of customers and gangsters; of police; prostitutes and pimps. When an ambitious politician... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95
Misunderstanding is a pervasive phenomenon in social life, sometimes with serious consequences for people's life chances. Misunderstandings are especially hazardous in high-stakes events such as job interviews or in the legal system. In unequal power encounters, unsuccessful communication is regularly attributed to the less powerful participant, especially... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 80.82
Le présent volume complète le premier tome de cette édition du Nouveau Testamentoccitan de Lyon (2009; Romanica Helvetica 128). Il fournit une analyse approfondie de la langue du texte (graphophonématique et morpho-syntaxe), un Glossaire copieux et ouvrant des perspectives sur la lexicologie, ainsi qu'un Index des noms complet. Les traits caractéristiques... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
Provides an introduction to technical translation and usability for translators and researchers. After exploring various theoretical aspects of technical translation, readers learn how to improve and assess the quality of technical translations by using cognitive psychology, usability engineering and technical communication. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 36.00
Public Service Interpreting is a field of central interest to those involved in ensuring access to public services. This book provides an overview of current issues through a multi-faceted approach, situating the work of public service interpreters in the broader context of bilingual public service practitioners. more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2004; US$ 699.00
This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 11.20
Have you ever arrived in a hotel room and been baffled by the information provided? Beware of your luggage. In your room you will find a minibar which is filled with alcoholics. Do not throw urine around. Have you ever been to a restaurant and wondered what on earth to order? Bored Meat Stew Lorry... more...
- Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 18.99
Three sisters live in three flats in an aristocratic palazzo in Cagliari's ancient Castello quarter, where rich and poor are mixed together just as they were in the past. The eldest, Noemi, dreams of lost splendours, while the second, Maddalena, dreams of having a child. The third, known as Countess Ricotta 'because she's clumsy - she's got ricotta... more...
- Scribe Publications 2009; US$ 18.99
?But what do we really know about other people?? In this magical, jewel-like novel, a young Sardinian woman explores the life of her Nonna ? her romantic, beautiful, and somewhat crazy grandmother. Nonna is an unforgettable character whose life spans much of the twentieth century. A dreamer with fierce loyalties and unbridled passions, we follow her... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 120.00
In this unique account of 60 years of Bible translation, Eugene Nida sets out his journey with a personal touch. On the way, he reveals the importance of a solid knowledge of Greek and Hebrew as well as of the historical settings in which the Bible was created, in order to render effective translations. Through his story we get to know Nida's views... more...