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Fundamentals of librarianship

by Marco Casella

This book is a point of reference for all those who want to learn the cataloguing technique in a library. It is divided into three parts. In the first part, the concept and the function of the catalogue is defined,...


The Translation of Culture

by Bruno Osimo

A culture is a way of perceiving reality. The verb “perceive” should not lead to mistakes. Someone may think that since objective reality of a culture is unique, all people must perceive it in the same way....


Prototext-metatext translation shifts. A model with examples based on Bible translation

by Bruno Osimo

In our society people deal with translation quality in various contexts, which seldom share information. The first context one comes into contact with it is university: in bachelor’s and master’s degree...


Giovanni Pintori. The Stark Tension between Flair and Discretion.

by Massimiliano Musina

Giovanni Pintori (Tresnuraghes 1912–Milan 1999) was one of the best-known, widely admired and respected Italian designers worldwide. The winner of sought-after international awards, he designed impressive...


Library as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery; A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

by Deborah D. Halsted, Shari C. Clifton & Daniel T. Wilson

Libraries have always played a special role in times of disaster by continuing to provide crucial information and services.


Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years: Psychology, pedagogy and practice

by Hui Li

The Chinese language is now used by a quarter of the world's population and is increasingly popular as a second language. Teaching Chinese Literacy in the Early Years comprehensively investigates the psychology,...


Visual Culture and Public Policy: Towards a visual polity?

by Victor Bekkers & Rebecca Moody

Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due...


Developing Collections to Empower Learners

by Sue C. Kimmel

Developing Collections to Empower Learners examines collection development in the context of today's shifts toward digital resources while emphasizing the foundational beliefs of the school library profession....


Writing across Contexts: Transfer, Composition, and Cultures of Writing

by Kathleen Blake Yancy, Liane Robertson & Kara Tacsak

Addressing how composers transfer both knowledge about and practices of writing, Writing across Contexts explores the grounding theory behind a specific composition curriculum called Teaching for Transfer (TFT)...


Tablet Computers in School Libraries and Classrooms

by Heather Moorfield-Lang, Carolyn Meier & Rebecca K. Miller

This succinct e-book speaks directly to librarians and educators working with young people, pointing the way towards intelligent, constructive use of tablets to attain educational goals.


Unspeakable Sentences: Narration and Representation in the Language of Fiction: Narration and Representation in the Language of Fiction

by Ann Banfield

First published in 1982, this title grew from a series of essays on various aspects of narrative style; the result is a finished product that melds literary theory with linguistic methodology. It is argued that,...


Case Configuration and Noun Phrase Interpretation

by Helen Dehoop

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Translation Theory and Development Studies: A Complexity Theory Approach

by Kobus Marais

This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section's argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others,...


American Representations of Post-Communism: Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives: Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narrat

by Andaluna Borcila

With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold...


Story Trumps Structure: How to Write Unforgettable Fiction by Breaking the Rules

by Steven James

Don't limit your fiction - LIBERATE IT

All too often, following the "rules" of writing can constrict rather than inspire you. With Story Trumps Structure, you can shed those rules - about three-act structure,...


Sulla traduzione

by Hilaire Belloc

"Oggi in Europa abbiamo più che mai bisogno di traduzione [...]", perché “[...] nessuna provincia d’Europa può sussistere da sola.” È il 1931 quando Belloc avverte del pericolo cui l’Europa tutta...


Ethical Practice of Social Media in Public Relations

by Marcia W. DiStaso & Denise Sevick Bortree

Given the high rate of social media use by the public, organizations are compelled to engage with key audiences through these outlets. Social media engagement requires organizations to actively participate with...


Comparative Law, Engaging Translation

by Simone Glanert

In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard...


Language, Structure and Reproduction: An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein: An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

by Paul Atkinson

Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work - especially that relating to language and social structure - is widely misunderstood and misrepresented....


Social Work, the Media and Public Relations

by Bob Franklin & Nigel Parton

Over the past few decades, relationships between social workers and the media have become increasingly challenging. Social workers feel aggrieved by media reporting of their profession and believe that journalists...