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Economist Style Guide

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Publisher Comments:

This revised and expanded ninth edition is based on The Economist's own house style manual and is a boon for everyone who wants to communicate with the clarity, style, and precision for which The Economist is renowned.

As the introduction says, "clarity of writing usually follows clarity of thought." The Style Guide gives general advice on writing, points out common errors and clichés, offers guidance on consistent use of punctuation, abbreviations, and capital letters and contains an exhaustive range of reference material—covering everything from accountancy ratios and stock market indices to laws of nature and science.

Synopsis:

An essential tool for those who seek to write with the clarity, style, and precision for which "The Economist" is renowned, this greatly expanded ninth edition gives advice on effective writing, points out common errors and clichs, and offers guidance on consistent use of punctuation, abbreviations, and capital letters.

Synopsis:

An essential tool for those who seek to write with the clarity, style, and precision for which The Economist is renowned. This greatly expanded ninth edition gives advice on effective writing, points out common errors and cliches, offers guidance on consistent use of punctuation, abbreviations, and capital letters, and contains a comprehensive range of reference material?covering everything from accountancy ratios and stock market indices to laws of nature and science. There have been more than a half million copies sold worldwide of previous edtions.

About the Author

The Economist is one of the world's most notable magazines. Circulation in the United States and Canada is now more than 700,000 weekly.

Table of Contents

Prreface.

Introduction.

A note on editing.

Part 1. The essence of style.

Part 2. American and British English.

Part 3. Useful reference.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781861979162
Publisher:
Bloomberg Press
Subject:
English language
Manufactured:
The Economist
Created:
The Economist
Author:
The Economist
Subject:
Business Writing
Subject:
English language -- Business English.
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
General & Introductory Economics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
9
Edition Description:
Ninth Edition, Revised
Series:
Economist (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
20050801
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.72x5.76x.98 in. .96 lbs.

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An essential tool for those who seek to write with the clarity, style, and precision for which "The Economist" is renowned, this greatly expanded ninth edition gives advice on effective writing, points out common errors and clichs, and offers guidance on consistent use of punctuation, abbreviations, and capital letters.
"Synopsis" by ,
An essential tool for those who seek to write with the clarity, style, and precision for which The Economist is renowned. This greatly expanded ninth edition gives advice on effective writing, points out common errors and cliches, offers guidance on consistent use of punctuation, abbreviations, and capital letters, and contains a comprehensive range of reference material?covering everything from accountancy ratios and stock market indices to laws of nature and science. There have been more than a half million copies sold worldwide of previous edtions.
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