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

ISBN-10: 039953797X
ISBN-13: 9780399537974
Edition: 2012
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Description: Translation. It’s everywhere we look, but seldom seen—until now.Found in Translationreveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. Covering everything from holy books to hurricane warnings and poetry to peace treaties,  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.49" wide x 8.20" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Translation. It’s everywhere we look, but seldom seen—until now.Found in Translationreveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. Covering everything from holy books to hurricane warnings and poetry to peace treaties, Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche offer language lovers and pop culture fans alike an insider’s view of the ways in which translation spreads culture, fuels the global economy, prevents wars, and stops the outbreak of disease. Examples include how translation plays a key role at Google, Facebook, NASA, the United Nations, the Olympics, and more.

Foreword
Introduction
Saving Lives and Protecting Rights in Translation
Waging War and Keeping the Peace in Translation
Doing Business and Crossing Borders in Translation
Sharing Stories and Spreading Religion in Translation
Partaking in Pleasures and Delighting the Senses in Translation
Entertaining Fans and Playing to the Crowd in Translation
Connecting the World and Advancing Technology in Translation
Final Note
Acknowledgments
Notes
Resources
Index

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