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The Economist style guide : the best-selling guide to english usage

 Format: Print  Author/s: The Economist  Call Number: PN147 S64 1996  Publisher: Hamish Hamilton  Place of Publication: London  Date of Publication: 1996  ISBN: 0241135567  Pages: 140  Language: English  Dimension: 22 cm  Tags: Economics -- Authorship -- Style manualsEnglish language -- StyleEnglish language -- Usage |
 About the Resource:

This new edition of the best-selling guide to style is based on The Economist‘s own house style manual, and is an invaluable companion for everyone who wants to communicate with the clarity, style and precision for which The Economist is renowned.


The Economist Style Guide gives general advice on writing, points out common errors, and cliches, 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, science and economics,. Also included is a special section on the differences between British English and American English.


An essential book for everyone who writes reports, articles, books, letters or memoranda, The Economist Style Guide will enlighten, educate and amuse.

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