Publication details [#55246]

Torikai, Kumiko. 2011. Interpreting and translation in a Japanese social and historical context. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2011 (207) : 89–106.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study surveys interpreting and translation within the socio-historical context of Japan, ranging from the Edo over the Meiji and the after WWII period up to the present, and then discusses their relevance to (English) language education, one of the vital elements in a globalized world.