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  1. The Dao of Translation

    An East-West Dialogue

    By Douglas Robinson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching): the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities

    By Douglas Morgan, Kent S. Robinson, Dennis Strachota, James A. Hough

    Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities is designed as the primary textbook for a quarter or semester-long course in public budgeting and finance in an MPA programme.Many currently available texts for this course suffer from a combination of defects that include a focus on federal and state...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Foundations of Public Service

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas F Morgan, Richard T Green, Craig W Shinn, Robert K Robinson

    Designed to serve as a basic text for an introductory course in Public Administration, this innovative work provides students with an understanding of the basic management functions that are covered in all standard textbooks with two important differences.First, it is written to address the needs...

    Published April 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Becoming a Translator

    An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation, 3rd Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    Fusing theory with advice and information about the practicalities of translating, Becoming a Translator is the essential resource for novice and practicing translators. The book explains how the market works, helps translators learn how to translate faster and more accurately, as well as providing...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Introducing Performative Pragmatics

    By Douglas Robinson

    This user-friendly introduction to a new ‘performative’ methodology in linguistic pragmatics breaks away from the traditional approach which understands language as a machine. Drawing on a wide spectrum of research and theory from the past thirty years in particular, Douglas Robinson presents a...

    Published September 7th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Western Translation Theory from Herodotus to Nietzsche

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    Douglas Robinson offers the most comprehensive collection of translation theory readings available to date, from the Histories of Herodotus in the mid-fifth century before our era to the end of the nineteenth century. The result is a startling panoply of thinking about translation across the...

    Published May 31st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Companion Encyclopedia of Geography

    The Environment and Humankind

    Edited by Prof Ian Douglas, Ian Douglas, Richard John Hugget, Mike Robinson

    The Companion Encyclopedia of Geography provides an authoritative and provocative source of reference for all those concerned with the earth and its people. Examining both physical and human geography and charting human activities within their habitat up to the present day, this Companion also asks...

    Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Performative Linguistics

    Speaking and Translating as Doing Things with Words

    By Douglas Robinson

    In this book, Douglas Robinson introduces a new distinction between 'constative' and 'performative' linguistics, arguing that Austin's distinction can be used to understand linguistic methodologies. Constative linguistics, Robinson suggests, includes methodologies aimed at 'freezing' language as an...

    Published December 31st 2001 by Routledge

  9. Translation and Empire

    By Douglas Robinson

    Series: Translation Theories Explored

    Arising from cultural anthropology in the late 1980s and early 1990s, postcolonial translation theory is based on the observation that translation has often served as an important channel of empire. Douglas Robinson begins with a general presentation of postcolonial theory, examines current...

    Published October 31st 1997 by Routledge

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