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Books: Translators through History

Translators through History

Co-published by UNESCO

This chronicle of how translators have contributed to the development of languages, the emergence of literatures, the dissemination of knowledge and the spread of values tells the story of world culture itself.

From a Chinese monk of AD 629 to Malinche (the interpreter of Spanish Conqueror Cortés), Translators through history engages you and makes you love this craft even more.  Somehow, you become aware of the historical and cultural significance of this profession.

This book was edited and directed by Jean Delisle and Judith Woodsworth, and has been co-published by John Benjamins and Unesco.

If you have an interest in languages, translation and interpreting, this book is not to be missed. These are the chapters of the book:


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