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- DescriptionThis text, designed for a third or fourth year college Spanish course, presents the history, theory and practice of Spanish-to-English translation. The emphasis is on general material to be found in current journals and newspapers, with some specialized material from the fields of business, the social sciences, and literature.
- Author BiographyDr. Jack Child is a professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at American University and coordinates the Spanish translation program. Though of American parentage, he grew up in Argentina and lived in South America for eighteen years. After graduating from Yale, he began a first career as a Latin American specialist in the U.S. Army; among his duties were translation and interpretation, including some work involving chiefs of state. In his second career, he has taught a variety of courses dealing with Latin America and translation. He is accredited by the American Translators Association as a Spanish-English and English-Spanish translator.
- Author(s)Jack Child
- PublisherUniversity Press of America
- Date of Publication16/11/2009
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity Press of America
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, figures
- Weight481 g
- Width180 mm
- Height257 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement2nd edition
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