Languages and the Military: Alliances, Occupation and Peace Building by H. FootittLanguages and the Military: Alliances, Occupation and Peace Building by H. Footitt

Languages and the Military: Alliances, Occupation and Peace Building

byH. FootittEditorM. Kelly

Hardcover | July 31, 2012

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Through detailed case studies ranging from the 18th century until today,this book explores the role of foreign languages in military alliances, in occupation and in peace building. It brings together academic researchers and practitioners from the museum and interpreting worlds and the military.
LOUISE ASKEW has been a professional translator, interpreter and reviser working between English and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian for, amongst others, the International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague and the NATO Stabilization Force HQ in Sarajevo CATHERINE BAKER Research and Teaching Fellow at the University of Southampton and Teaching ...
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Title:Languages and the Military: Alliances, Occupation and Peace BuildingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:249 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.9 inPublished:July 31, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230365515

ISBN - 13:9780230365513

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Table of Contents

Preface Notes on Contributors Introduction: Languages and the Military: Alliances, Occupation and Peace-Building; H.Footitt One Army, Many Languages: Foreign Troops and Linguistic Diversity in the Eighteenth-Century French Military; C.Tozzi 'Amidst Clamour and Confusion': Civilian and Military Linguists at War in the Franco-Irish Campaigns Against Britain (1792-1804); S.Kleinman Fighting Together: Language Issues in the Military Coordination of First World War Allied Coalition Warfare; F.Heimburger Languages at War: a UK Ministry of Defence Perspective; J.Lewis The Language Policy of the Italian Army in the Occupied Slovenian Territories, 1915-17; P.Svoljsak Mediating for the Third Reich: On Military Translation Cultures in World War II in Northern Finland; P.Kujamäki When Bosnia was a Commonwealth Country: British Forces and Their Interpreters in Republika Srpska, 1995-2007; C.Baker A Bilingual Officer Remembers Korea: a Closer Look at Untrained Interpreters in the Korean War; M.M.F.Sánchez Victims of War: Refugees' First Contacts with the British in the Second World War; S.Tobia Jailtacht: the Irish Language and the Conflict in Northern Ireland; D.M.G.Chríost The AIIC Project to Help Interpreters in Conflict Areas; L.Fitchett Learning the Language of 'The Other' in Conflict-Ridden Cyprus: Exploring Barriers and Possibilities; C.Charalambous Resolving Conflict via English: the British Council's Peacekeeping English Project; P.Hare  & N.Fletcher Did Serbo-Croat Die with Yugoslavia?: a Different View of Language and Identity in Bosnia-Herzegovina; L.Askew Exhibiting the 'Foreign' in a National Museum: Imperial War Museum London and Languages at War; J.Taylor Conclusion: Communication, Identity and Representation Through Languages in War; M.Kelly Index

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"In Languages and the Military, the editors provide excellent case studies which raise hitherto undiscussed topics. . A broad range of sources have been used in preparing this volume, including institutional publications and (annual) reports, interviews, parliamentary discussions, documents of state institutions. This breadth makes the book particularly valuable for readers working on similar topics." (Tamara Scheer, European History Quarterly, Vol. 46 (1), 2016)