Every now and then a book comes along that grabs your attention. The Dutch translation of Michael Pye’s The Edge of the World: How The North Sea Made Us Who We Are… 2,300 more words
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The American Bar Foundation and the University of Chicago are co-hosting the Law in the History of Capitalism: A Conference on June 27-28, 2016, in Chicago, IL. 41 more words
By Mark Greenwold
Tobacco-related disease is the largest preventable cause of death in the world. In the twentieth century tobacco killed 100 million people worldwide. Currently, more than 6 million people worldwide die of tobacco-related disease every year and the World Health Organization estimates that if current trends continue tobacco will kill one billion people in the twenty-first century. 637 more words
The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse: An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue (Piu Marie Eatwell, 2015)
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In the late 1800s, a woman came forward claiming that her son was the heir to a dukedom. 283 more words
When it comes to legal texts, idiosyncrasies are very important. And in the international context this renders legal translation incredibly complex. Consequently, there have been efforts to establish a lingua franca for cross-border legal transactions , mainly within the European Union. 335 more words