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Hong Kong is a cosmopolitan city where international communication is a fact of everyday life. Translation has thus always been essential in bridging the social and cultural gap between Chinese and Western civilizations. Translation in Hong Kong: Past, Present and Future assesses the role played by this academic discipline at different historical periods and articulates the issues that confront its future development. This is one of the most complete if not the best coverage on the subject, written by notable scholars and practitioners in the field.
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Studio: The Chinese University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Publisher The Chinese University Press
ISBN 9622019773 ISBN13 9789622019775
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More About Chan Sin-wai
Chan Sin-wai is professor of the Department of Translation at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was one of the two revisers of the Longman Dictionary of English Language and Culture (Bilingual Edition) published in 2003.