Translating and Communicating Environmental Cultures

1st Edition

Meng Ji

Routledge
June 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 272 Pages - 59 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138359819 - CAT# K396173
Series: Routledge Studies in Empirical Translation and Multilingual Communication

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Summary

Environmental translation studies has gained momentum in recent years as a new area of research underscored by the need to communicate environmental concerns and studies across cultures. The dissemination of translated materials on environmental protection and sustainable development has played an instrumental role in transforming local culture and societies. This edited book represents an important effort to advance environmental studies by introducing the latest research on environmental translation and cross-cultural communication. Part one of the book presents the newest research on multilingual environmental resource development based at leading research institutes in Europe, Latin America, North America and the Asia-Pacific. Part two of the book offers original, thought-provoking linguistic, textual and cultural analyses of environmental issues in genres as diverse as literature, nature-based tourism promotion, environmental marketing, environmental documentary and children’s reading. Chapters in this book represent original research authored by established and mid-career academics in translation studies, computer science, linguistics and environmental studies around the world. The collection provides engaging reading and references on environmental translation and communication to a wide audience across academia.

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