Q. How do I cite a book or e-book using the Chicago Manual of Style?

Answer

The general format for a book in Chicago Manual of Style is:

Footnotes/Endnotes

1 First Name Last Name of Author, Title of Book (Publication City: Publisher, Year of publication), page number, URL or DOI if applicable.

Bibliography

Last Name, First Name of Author. Title of Book. Publication City: Publisher, Year of publication. URL or DOI if applicable.

For books that have an editor and author, the general format is:

Footnote/Endnote:

First Name Last Name of Author, Title of the Textbook, ed. Name of Editor (Place of Publication: Publisher, year), page number, URL or DOI if applicable.

Bibliography

Last Name, First Name of Author. Title of the Textbook. Edited by Name of Editor. Publication City: Publisher, year.

Examples:

Footnote/Endnote

1 Nigel Warburton, A Little History of Philosophy (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012), 20.

Francis BaconFrancis Bacon: The Major Works, ed. Brian Vickers (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008), 194.

Neltje Blanchan, Game Birds: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-fowls (Garden City, NY, 1922), 25, https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.54181.

Bibliography

Bacon, Francis. Francis Bacon: The Major Works. Edited by Brian Vickers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

BlanchanNeltje. Game Birds: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-fowls. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1922. https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.54181.

Warburton, Nigel. A Little History of Philosophy. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012.

 

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