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Interpreters as diplomats : a diplomatic history of the role of interpreters in world politics

Author: Ruth A Roland
Publisher: Ottawa [Ont.] : University of Ottawa Press, 1999.
Series: Perspectives on translation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout history. It fills a gap left by political historians, who seldom ask themselves in what language the political negotiations they describe were conducted.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roland, Ruth A., 1922-
Interpreters as diplomats.
Ottawa [Ont.] : University of Ottawa Press, 1999
(OCoLC)41347190
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth A Roland
ISBN: 9780776616148 0776616145
OCLC Number: 181843567
Notes: Originally published Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., 1982 under title: Translating world affairs.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 209 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; Preface; CHAPTER 1 The Linguist of Ancient and Medieval Days; CHAPTER 2 Europe and the New World, to 1919; CHAPTER 3 East-West Confrontation: China, Japan, India; CHAPTER 4 From Versailles (1919) to the United Nations; CHAPTER 5 Outstanding Interpreters; Works Cited; INDEX.
Series Title: Perspectives on translation.
Other Titles: Translating world affairs.
Responsibility: Ruth A. Roland ; with an introduction by Jean Delisle.
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