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Wolfram Wilss. Translation and Interpreting in the 20th Century: Focus on Germany.
Amsterdam-Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1999. xii + 256 pp. ISBN Eur. 90 272 1632 0 / US. 1-55619-713-6 Hfl 170. USD 85. (Benjamins Translation Library, 29).

Reviewed by John D. Graham
Duisburg

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    This book made extremely interesting—indeed fascinating—reading. It covers virtually every aspect of the translation scene over the past hundred years. The wealth of detail is extraordinary. This is one of those books which should not be missing from the bookshelves of anyone seriously interested in the language business.

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