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The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors and Publishers

Handbook / Manual

Series: Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing

Edited By: John Grossman

1056 pages, Tabs & Illus

University of Chicago Press

Hardback | Aug 2010 | Edition: 16 | #186966 | ISBN-13: 9780226104201
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The latest edition of `the definitive writing reference work, revered by scholars, universities, publishers and editors.' (Bloomsbury Review). Provides updated material throughout to reflect current style, technology and professional practice. The chapters on documentation have been revised, with guidance on citing electronic sources. It contains new diagrams of the editing and production processes for both books and journals, keyed to chapter discussions. There is also a new expanded Web site with special tools and features.

Just like its revered print version, this resource is user-friendly and well organized online.... Those accustomed to the book form will appreciate the hyperlinks in the Table of Contents that allow users to go directly to a specific section. Priced to fit any budget. - Library Journal, four-star review"


Preface vii Part 1 Bookmaking 1 The Parts of a Book 2 Manuscript Preparation and Copyediting 3 Proofs 4 Rights and Permissions Part 2 Style 5 Punctuation 6 Spelling and Distinctive Treatment of Words 7 Names and Terms 8 Numbers 9 Foreign Languages in Type 10 Quotations 11 Illustrations, Captions, and Legends 12 Tables 13 Mathematics in Type 14 Abbreviations 15 Documentation 1: Notes and Bibliographies 16 Documentation 2: Author-Date Citations and Reference Lists 17 Indexes Part 3 Production and Printing 18 Design and Typography 19 Composition, Printing, Binding, and Papermaking Glossary of Technical Terms Bibliography Index

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