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Chicago Citation Examples: Books

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  • Author—The author(s) of the book. If no author is given, then begin with the book title.
  • Book title—The title of the book.
  • Publisher, year— The name of the publisher followed by the year the book was published.

Basic book

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1. Wendy Doniger, Splitting the Difference (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999), 65.

Bibliographic entry

Doniger, Wendy. Splitting the Difference. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Edited or translated book

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4. Homer, The Iliad of Homer, trans. Richmond Lattimore, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951), 91–92.

Bibliographic entry

Homer. The Iliad of Homer. Translated by Richmond Lattimore. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951.

Numbered edition other than the first

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22. William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White, The Elements of Style, 4th ed. (New York: Allyn and Bacon, 2000), 10.

Bibliographic entry

Strunk, William, Jr., and E. B. White. The Elements of Style. 4th ed. New York: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

Reprint edition

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23. Jacques Barzun, Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers, rev. ed. (1985; repr., Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994), 152-53.

Bibliographic entry

Barzun, Jacques. Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers. Rev. ed. 1985. Reprint, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

Multi-volume set

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37. Sewell Wright, Evolution and the Genetics of Populations, vol. 2, Theory of Gene Frequencies (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969), 129.

Bibliographic entry

Wright, Sewell. Evolution and the Genetics of Populations. Vol. 2, Theory of Gene Frequencies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1969.

Chapter or article in an anthology

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5. Andrew Wiese, "'The House I Live In': Race, Class, and African American Suburban Dreams in the Postwar United States," in The New Suburban History, ed. Kevin M. Kruse and Thomas J. Sugrue (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006), 101–2.

Bibliographic entry

Wiese, Andrew. "'The House I Live In': Race, Class, and African American Suburban Dreams in the Postwar United States." In The New Suburban History, edited by Kevin M. Kruse and Thomas J. Sugrue 99-163. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.