Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World
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. Examples include how translation plays a key role at Google, Facebook, NASA, the United Nations, the Olympics, and more.
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - genolgra - LibraryThing
Great read. As an interpreter myself, the stories were very true to experiences I have on a day to day basis and expanded my understanding of the scope far outside my specialisation. Easy to read, fun ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - john.cooper - LibraryThing
I heard an interview with authors Kelly and Zetzsche on NPR. They were smart and engaging, so I read their book. Unfortunately, I found it thin: it's primarily a collection of anecdotes and case ... Consulter l'avis complet