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Found in translation : how language shapes our lives and transforms the world / Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche.

Kelly, Nataly, 1975- (Author). Zetzsche, Jost Oliver (Added Author).

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Translation. It's everywhere we look, but seldom seen-until now. Found in Translation reveals 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, with examples that include how translation plays a key role at Google. NASA, the United Nations, the World Cup, and more. Book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 418.02 KEL 2012 (Text) 33892100077321 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 04/02/2013 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780399537974
  • Physical Description: 270 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Perigee, 2012.

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Translation. It's everywhere we look, but seldom seen-until now. Found in Translation reveals 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, with examples that include how translation plays a key role at Google. NASA, the United Nations, the World Cup, and more. Book jacket.
Subject: Translating and interpreting > Social aspects
Sociolinguistics

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