Humanities 2012, 1(1), 72-79; doi:10.3390/h1010072
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Translation as the Catalyst of Cultural Transfer

Department of German Studies, 301 LSB, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Received: 14 March 2012; Accepted: 26 March 2012 / Published: 30 March 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Translation as the Foundation for Humanistic Investigations)
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Abstract: This essay reflects on the many different strategies involved in translation, which is both a linguistic and a cultural-historical strategy. Examples from the Middle Ages and the Modern Age are adduced to illustrate the huge impact which translations have had on peoples and societies throughout time.
Keywords: translation; translation theory; cultural impact of translations; translations as cultural ambassadors; political and ideological impact of translations; translations in the Humanities

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