Translating ‘Nation’ into Japanese during the Modernization of Japan: Dynamics of Translation as a Social and Interactional Practice

Mino Saito (Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan) and Mutsuko Tsuboi (Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan) Meta: Journal des traducteurs / Meta: Translators’ Journal Volume 60, numéro 2, août 2015, p. 369 This article focuses on the translation of the term ‘nation’ into Japanese during the Meiji period (1868-1912). It  explores the dynamics of translation practice as an interaction occurring in sociocultural and

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From an Empire to a Nation State: Importing the Concept of Nation into Ottoman/Turkish Thinking

Elif Daldeniz (Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey) Meta: Journal des traducteurs / Meta: Translators’ Journal Volume 59, numéro 1, avril 2014, p. 72-96 This article presents preliminary research results on the role of translation in the introduction of the concept of nation into the Ottoman/Turkish culture. This study, which is linked to a study on the concept of ‘culture’, was based

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