New Hart’s Rules:
The Oxford Style Guide

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This helpful guide provides the information and guidance you need to develop confidence with the written word.

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For over a hundred years Hart’s Rules has been the authority on style, helping writers and editors to prepare copy for publication. The latest edition of this guide has been updated for the twenty-first century using the resources of Oxford Dictionaries and with the advice of publishing experts.

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New Hart's Rules: The Oxford Style Guide