Translating Cultures: An Introduction for Translators,

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We will explore ways of trying to understand the world views and belief systems of other peoples by studying each of those systems in their particular contexts, and then comparing and contrasting different cultures and the contexts in which they are situated. We seek candidates specializing in Medical Anthropology to enhance the existing comprehensive undergraduate four-field curriculum. Do not deny differences among populations. The trick is-well, magic is more than just wand-waving and incantations, you know?"

Pages: 270

Publisher: St Jerome Publishing (October 1998)

ISBN: 1900650142

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