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Stephen York

Stephen York - Editor

Leicestershire

I am a dedicated and methodical proofreader with an eye for detail and many years' experience in a wide variety of academic subjects.

Overview

I have over 25 years' experience in freelance proofreading for book and journal publishers, including currently City & Guilds Institute, Oxford University Press, Institute of Education Press, Henry Stewart Publications, SGS UK Ltd and University College London Press.
I have handled academic and non-academic books (the latter including some fiction, craft, sport, transport and leisure interest titles), journals, travel guides (for AA and Berlitz), reports, marketing literature, business documents and educational materials.
I only handle proofreading requests from individuals and companies within the UK.

Services
Languages
English (UK)
Fiction
Adventure Classics Historical Fiction
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Education & Reference Finance & Accounting History Philosophy Politics & Current Affairs Religion & Spirituality Social & Behavioral Sciences Travel

Certifications

  • Registered Proofreader and Advanced Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Edward Gibbon and the Shape of History

Charlotte Roberts

Edward Gibbon's presentation of character in both the History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and in his posthumously published Memoirs demonstrates a prevailing interest in the values of transcendent heroism and individual liberty, but also an insistent awareness of the dangers these values pose to coherence and narrative order. In this study, Charlotte Roberts demonstrates how th... read more

Edward Gibbon's presentation of character in both the History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire and in his posthumously published Memoirs demonstrates a prevailing interest in the values of transcendent heroism and individual liberty, but also an insistent awareness of the dangers these values pose to coherence and narrative order. In this study, Charlotte Roberts demonstrates how th... read more

Postcolonial Germany: Memories of Empire in a Decolonized Nation (Oxford Historical Monographs)

Britta Schilling

At the end of the First World War, Germany appeared to have lost everything: the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians, control over borderland territories, and, above all, a sense of national self-worth in the international political arena. But it also lost almost three million square kilometres of land overseas in the form of colonies and concessions in Africa, China, and the Pacific. ... read more

At the end of the First World War, Germany appeared to have lost everything: the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians, control over borderland territories, and, above all, a sense of national self-worth in the international political arena. But it also lost almost three million square kilometres of land overseas in the form of colonies and concessions in Africa, China, and the Pacific. ... read more

Developing Employability for Business

Maryvonne Lumley, James Wilkinson

Employability is central to all university study; in an increasingly competitive graduate job market students enter Higher Education with their eyes already fixed on securing a job - their final destination. Written specifically for students, Developing Employability is an outstanding guide to the skills involved in job-hunting and entering the workplace. Straightforward, practical, and access... read more

Employability is central to all university study; in an increasingly competitive graduate job market students enter Higher Education with their eyes already fixed on securing a job - their final destination. Written specifically for students, Developing Employability is an outstanding guide to the skills involved in job-hunting and entering the workplace. Straightforward, practical, and access... read more

Financial Accounting, Reporting, and Analysis

Jennifer Maynard

Are you looking for a fresh, engaging, decision-usefulness approach to financial reporting that encourages students to develop their interpretative skills? In this brand new financial accounting and reporting textbook, a 'how, why, what' approach is interwoven in each chapter. From chapter one, students understand how financial information is prepared and presented, why it is prepared and pres... read more

Are you looking for a fresh, engaging, decision-usefulness approach to financial reporting that encourages students to develop their interpretative skills? In this brand new financial accounting and reporting textbook, a 'how, why, what' approach is interwoven in each chapter. From chapter one, students understand how financial information is prepared and presented, why it is prepared and pres... read more

Introduction to Islamic Banking & Finance: Principles and Practice

Kabir Hassan, Rasem N. Kayed, Umar Aimhanmosi Oseni

Covering essential elements of Islamic Banking and Finance, as well as the latest views on topical debates surrounding the discipline, this new text is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand this increasingly important sector of the finance industry. Written by Islamic scholars in the Arab world, this text gives new and pertinent insights into Islamic Banking and Finance, and its g... read more

Covering essential elements of Islamic Banking and Finance, as well as the latest views on topical debates surrounding the discipline, this new text is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand this increasingly important sector of the finance industry. Written by Islamic scholars in the Arab world, this text gives new and pertinent insights into Islamic Banking and Finance, and its g... read more

Keenan and Riches' Business Law 11th edn

Sarah Riches, Vida Allen

Keenan & Riches' Business Law is well known and highly regarded as a reliable and practical guide to the law as it applies to the world of business. The text combines a solid academic reputation with clear language and practical features designed to assist the non-specialist, making it a favourite choice of students and professionals. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated to incorpo... read more

Keenan & Riches' Business Law is well known and highly regarded as a reliable and practical guide to the law as it applies to the world of business. The text combines a solid academic reputation with clear language and practical features designed to assist the non-specialist, making it a favourite choice of students and professionals. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated to incorpo... read more

Law Express: Business Law (Revision Guide)

Ewan MacIntyre

The Law Express series is designed to help you revise effectively. This book is your guide to understanding essential concepts, remembering and applying key legislation and making your answers stand out!

The Law Express series is designed to help you revise effectively. This book is your guide to understanding essential concepts, remembering and applying key legislation and making your answers stand out!

Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitioners

Rigorous research is crucial to effective work with young people and increasingly youth practitioners need to be able to develop, review and evidence their work using a variety of research and assessment tools. This text equips students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of research design, practice and dissemination, as well as approaches to evidence-based practice. A clear pract... read more

Rigorous research is crucial to effective work with young people and increasingly youth practitioners need to be able to develop, review and evidence their work using a variety of research and assessment tools. This text equips students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of research design, practice and dissemination, as well as approaches to evidence-based practice. A clear pract... read more

The First Maya Civilization: Ritual and Power Before the Classic Period

Francisco Estrada-Belli

When the Maya kings of Tikal dedicated their first carved monuments in the third century A.D., inaugurating the Classic period of Maya history that lasted for six centuries and saw the rise of such famous cities as Palenque, Copan and Yaxchilan, Maya civilization was already nearly a millennium old. Its first cities, such as Nakbe and El Mirador, had some of the largest temples ever raised in ... read more

When the Maya kings of Tikal dedicated their first carved monuments in the third century A.D., inaugurating the Classic period of Maya history that lasted for six centuries and saw the rise of such famous cities as Palenque, Copan and Yaxchilan, Maya civilization was already nearly a millennium old. Its first cities, such as Nakbe and El Mirador, had some of the largest temples ever raised in ... read more

The Great Investors: Lessons on Investing from Master Traders (Financial Times Series)

Glen Arnold

'Whether a complete novice, or a professional portfolio manager, this book will give you access to the mindset and techniques of the most successful investors of our time and more importantly, it will help you avoid mistakes. The Great Investors will have a permanent place on my desk.' Mark Sheridan , Executive Director, Nomura International PLC Leading investors such as Warren Buffett, Benjam... read more

'Whether a complete novice, or a professional portfolio manager, this book will give you access to the mindset and techniques of the most successful investors of our time and more importantly, it will help you avoid mistakes. The Great Investors will have a permanent place on my desk.' Mark Sheridan , Executive Director, Nomura International PLC Leading investors such as Warren Buffett, Benjam... read more

Inspirational Manager: How to Build Relationships That Deliver Results (2nd Edition)

Judith Leary-Joyce

Inspirational managers earn more respect, suffer less stress and produce better results than other managers. Want to be one? This book tells you how. Drawing on the experiences of real inspirational managers, facing real challenges and managing real people, Inspirational Manager, now in it’s second edition, gives you the tools and techniques to ensure that people notice you and say – “now ther... read more

Inspirational managers earn more respect, suffer less stress and produce better results than other managers. Want to be one? This book tells you how. Drawing on the experiences of real inspirational managers, facing real challenges and managing real people, Inspirational Manager, now in it’s second edition, gives you the tools and techniques to ensure that people notice you and say – “now ther... read more

Receptions of Newman

Frederick D. Aquino, Benjamin J. King

Over the past two centuries, few Christians have been more influential than John Henry Newman. His leadership of the Oxford Movement shaped the worldwide Anglican Communion and many Roman Catholics hold him as the brains behind reforms of the Second Vatican Council. His life-story has been an inspiration for generations and many commemorated him as a saint even before he officially became the ... read more

Over the past two centuries, few Christians have been more influential than John Henry Newman. His leadership of the Oxford Movement shaped the worldwide Anglican Communion and many Roman Catholics hold him as the brains behind reforms of the Second Vatican Council. His life-story has been an inspiration for generations and many commemorated him as a saint even before he officially became the ... read more

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