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Chicago Style Guide: Book with more than three authors

This guide explains how to use the Chicago Style. It includes a short interactive tutorial.

Book with more than three authors

Reference: First Author Last name, First name, remaining authors’ First name Last name. Title: Subtitle. Edition. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of publication.


De la Bédoyère, Camilla, Ihor Holubizky, Julia Kelly, Michael Kerrigan, James Mackay, William Matar, Tom Middlemos, Michael Robinson, and Iain Zaczek. A Brief History of Art. London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2006.

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.


The theory that the Renaissance marked a radical break with previous history is now discounted by many, notably by Sadie Hawkins in her book The Myth of the Renaissance.³

Footnote: #. First author First name Last name et al., Title: Subtitle (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of publication), Page.


3. Camilla de La Bédoyère et al., A Brief History of Art (London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2006), 101.

Note: For more than three authors, list all of the authors in the bibliography; in the footnote, list only the first author, followed by et al. ("and others").


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