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Book translation experiment: La voz de España

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La Voz de España Contra Todos sus Enemigos por un Patriota

This is a new translation of a public domain book. As far as I know, Duolingo has the only English translation of this book in existence (that's a challenge to any of you curious enough to hunt one down).

It is a passionate historical analysis from the losing side of the Spanish-American war. The author has some very unpopular views: he has a vigorous contempt for American culture and policy, and he bluntly advocates dictatorship for Spain (this is what the down-votes reflect, I assume - rather than it being a judgment against the quality of the translation work). It gives interesting insight into both sides.

I don't know for sure what's permissible to be done with the result, when it's finished; but in any case, thanks for the help you've given.

The list below indicates the section, progress/total, estimated quality, and URL. I've updated it as work has been completed.

Only a small amount of further checking remains, before the articles are "Complete" (Finished articles are marked "#/#" and "G", and appear in italics). However, in real terms the ratings are basically meaningless, since most sentences have had only one translator looking at them. In all of these articles there are errors certainly lurking.

Chapter0 ( 53/ 53) G: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/d3958a31062b6e88d110f5b0a600dea2

Chapter1 (116/116) G: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/a82377e4909e03ce978a8b7de4a0f906

Chapter2 (150/151) M: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/3647172e1e6b71b524df1489c639146a

Chapter3 ( 96/ 96) G: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/a88482be51d95b9e7be23175dea1ec92

Chapter4 ( 47/ 48) M: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/458806e795871d1064087ca175310ba9

Chapter5 ( 56/ 57) M: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/8da9eb94944e571a145a45ed1361cebf

Chapter6 ( 44/ 48) M: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/2d90983b56749b1e97ea677c4dcc2806

Chapter7 ( 33/ 33) G: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/4aec1137167d44e5a00f79798e802537

Chapter8 ( 61/ 61) G: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/e2cb8d84c8c07dfa62dec9ec809aec7c

Chapter9 ( 32/ 32) G: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/67812b9dbac044727d2aaaf42ac0e1cf

Chapter10(117/117) G: https://www.duolingo.com/translation/d40e2110bb23d4e7ded8c5e10a19a0b3

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