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- 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; Not Available
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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00
"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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
Deborah Fallows has spent much of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language, or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time, she realized that her struggles and triumphs in studying the language of her adopted home provided... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
J. H. Voss is primarily remembered as a translator and his landmark translation of Homer. Yet scholarly opinion of Voss has always been divided. Critics marveled at his linguistics virtuosity, but they reproached him for his pedantry. This volume brings together essays on the creationof histranslations and their effects, and the problem of imitating... 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...
Kittel, Harald; Frank, Armin Paul; Greiner, Norbert; Hermans, Theo; Koller, Werner; Lambert, José; Paul, Fritz: Übersetzung - Translation - Traduction. 1. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2004; US$ 671.00
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...
- 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...
- Random House 2008; US$ 11.63
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...