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The Economist Style Guide, Eighth Edition (The Economist Series) [Hardcover]

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June 2003 186197535X 978-1861975355 8th
The Economist is renowned for the clarity, style, and precision of its writing. This new, expanded edition of a strong selling guide (over 400,000 sold to date internationally) is based on The Economist's own in-house style manual and gives general advice on writing, points out common errors and clich$es, offers guidance on 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.

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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.

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  • Series: The Economist (Book 62)
  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomberg Press; 8th edition (June 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 186197535X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1861975355
  • Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.7 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,951,998 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Style guidance at its best July 15, 2003
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Simple. Straightforward. Writing instruction as you would expect from perhaps the best magazine on the planet. Clear, concise, to the point. If you want to write well, then buy this book.
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