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Title: Translation
Written By: Juliane House
Series Title: Oxford Introductions to Language Study

Translation is one of the most important cross-linguistic and
cross-cultural practices. This short introduction focuses on what you need
to know about it: the different perspectives on translation and key issues
such as equivalence in translation, translation evaluation, and the role of
translation in language teaching, globalization, and intercultural

Part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study series. The series
provides brief, clear introductions to the main areas of language study.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194389227
ISBN-13: 9780194389228
Pages: 122
Prices: U.K. £ 13.00