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Interpreters as Diplomats

A Diplomatic History of the Role of Interpreters in World Politics

This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout … 209 View

Teaching Translation from Spanish to English

Worlds Beyond Words

While many professional translators believe the ability to translate is a gift that one either has or does not have, Allison Beeby Lonsdale questions this view. In her innovative book, she … 257 View

The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretation

The Nuremberg Trial

This book offers the first complete analysis of the emergence of simultaneous interpretation a the Nuremburg Trail and the individuals who made the process possible. Francesca Gaiba offers new … 191 View
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Introduction

The Research

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Introduction

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The Importance of Translation

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The importance of translation should not be underestimated, particularly in a world that has to learn to husband its resources as one world or perish in the attempt. Without translators, … 2 $0.24 Add
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Before the Trial

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This chapter explores the path leading to the invention of simultaneous interpretation, the decision to use it and its installation in the courtroom. It provides a brief historical description of … 33 $4.29 Add
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Preface

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The Importance of Prose Translation

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No one would deny the difficulties involved in translating into a foreign language, and yet it is a possibility. The practice is necessary in most countries. This has always been the case, and it … 4 $0.48 Add
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Can Translation be Taught?

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Translation programs can help students to improve their translating skills. The foundation of schools of translation around the world suggests that this principie is accepted by a wide body of … 5 $0.60 Add
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Description of the Interepreting System

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The eyes of the world were pointed on the crowded Nuremberg courtroom, and for the first time in history they marveled at something unknown: simultaneous interpretation. 35 $4.55 Add
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The Linguist of Ancient and Medieval Days

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As anthropologists know, even the most primitive of peoples maintained an intertribal communication which must be deemed an elementary form of diplomacy. But since not all tribes spoke the same … 31 $4.03 Add
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Europe and the New World, to 1919

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We have seen how bilingual Greek scholars, steeped in Byzantine diplomatic lore, relocated to the four corners of Europe and, in the greatest numbers, to Venice. From them the Venetians learned … 41 $5.33 Add
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Reliablity and Impact of the Interpretation

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One of the key issues about the interpreting system was its reliability. Could the tribunal wholeheartedly trust the version of the interpreters? In order to ensure a fair trial to the … 25 $3.25 Add
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Teaching Professional Prose Translation

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The aim of this book is to establish the theoretical and methodological basis for structuring a professional prose-translation class. The students are learning to develop translator-transfer … 5 $0.60 Add
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East-West Confrontation: China, Japan, India

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Infinitely harder to surmount are the psychological and cultural differences, of which language is a mere reflection. 38 $4.94 Add