Translating Cultures: Perspectives on Translation and Anthropology

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The task of the anthropologist is to take ideas, concepts and beliefs from one culture and translate them into first another language, and then into the language of anthropology. This process is both fascinating and complex. Not only does it raise questions about the limitations of language, but it also challenges the ability of the anthropologist to communicate culture accurately. In recent years, postmodern theories have tended to call into question the legitimacy of translation altogether. This book acknowledges the ...

Translating Cultures: Perspectives on Translation and Anthropology 2003, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859737453

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Translating Cultures: Perspectives on Translation and Anthropology 2003, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859737408

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