9780399537974

Found in Translation : How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

  • ISBN 13:

    9780399537974

  • ISBN 10:

    039953797X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/02/2012
  • Publisher: Perigee Trade

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Summary

A lively look at the surprising role that translation plays all around us. Worth an estimated 31 billion dollars, translation is one of the biggest industries that goes largely unnoticed. Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche are two veteran translators who have show how translation affects the daily life of millions of people. From hurricane warnings to holy books, from poetry to peace treaties, this is an illustration of how translation spreads culture and fuels the global economy.

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