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  • A Chronology of Translation in China and the West

A Chronology of Translation in China and the West

From the Legendary Period to 2004

Chan Sin-wai

English , 2008/08 The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Reference, Translation Studies

229 x 152 mm , 584pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-355-2

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This book is a study of the major events and publications in the world of translation in China and the West from its beginning in the legendary period to 2004, with special references to works published in Chinese and English. It covers a total of 72 countries/places and 1,000 works. All the events and activities in the field have been grouped into 22 areas or categories for easy referencing. This book is a valuable reference tool for all scholars working in the field of translation.

Chan Sin-wai is professor of the Department of Translation at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests are computer translation and bilingual lexicography. He has written numerous books and articles on these topics and was one of the two Revisers of the Longman Dictionary of English Language and Culture (Bilingual Edition) published in 2003.

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