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The Theory and Practice of Translation Hardcover – August, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-9004132818 ISBN-10: 9004132813

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  • Hardcover: 218 pages
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Pub (August 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9004132813
  • ISBN-13: 978-9004132818
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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'...invaluable and thought-provoking.' A.K. Lojkine, AUMLA, 1975. '...a basic tool.' L.L. Walker, Southwestern Journal of Theology, 1970.

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Eugene A. Nida , Ph.D. (1943) in Linguistics, University of Michigan, was Professor of Linguistics at SIL and at the Univerity of Oklahoma (1937-53), Executive Secretary for Translations for the American Bible Society (1943-84), consultant for the United Bible Societies (1947-90), and consultant to the American Bible Society (1984 to present). He has done fieldwork in over 85 countries in over 200 languages, and has published 41 books and over 200 articles with three new books in process. Charles R. Taber, Ph.D. (1966) in Linguistics and Anthropology, Hartford Seminary Foundation, is Professor of World Mission Emeritus at Emmanuel School of Religion. He was a Translations Consultant of United Bible Societies.

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By J. Ng on March 22, 2002
Format: Hardcover
This is the old standard (1969). It's technical, but like I tell my son John in 1st grade, "What's good is worth working for." Translators' shorthand for this landmark work: TAPOT.
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Delivered much earlier than expected. Not yet finished reading the whole text, but I'm sure this book is a helpful one to whom is interested in the work of translation.
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful A Kid's Review on April 13, 2004
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I have see some summary in Chinese of this book, which represents the norms of western translation theory and provid richfuf research examples and the valuable way to exploit..
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