Japan Style Sheet
The SWET Guide for Writers, Editors and Translators
Third edition (updated and expanded)
Society of Writers, Editors, and Translators
92 pages, 185 x 228 mm
PDF version (free of charge)
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A cross-professional guide
Anchor your Japan-related writing and publishing endeavors in tested practices and informed choices. The updated and expanded third edition of the JSS provides authoritative support for translators, editors, writers, and others working with English-language texts concerning Japan.
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- Romanization Systems
- Long Vowels
- N or M: Shinbun or Shimbun?
Matters of Style
- Personal Names
- Place Names
- Kanji in English Text
- Quotation Marks
- Note, Bibliography, and Index Styles
- Hepburn Orthography
- Prefectures, Provinces
- Units of Measure
- Imperial Reigns and Historical Eras
- Modern Era Conversion Chart
- Principal Periods of Japanese History
- Further References
- Internet Resources
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