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Chicago Style Guide 17th Edition: Book with an editor

This referencing style guide is based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition. It has many different reference types. It gives detailed examples of how these references should be formatted in the "Notes and Bibliography" style.

Book with an editor

Reference: Editor(s) Last name, First name and editor First name Last name, eds. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of publication, page number.


Colhoun, Craig and Brian S. Turner, eds. The Sage Handbook of Sociology. London: Sage, 2005.

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.


Spellman has documented how Cockney rhyming slang enjoyed a revival in the nineteen-sixties.¹

Footnote: #. Editor(s) First name Last name, eds, Title (Place of Publication: Publisher, date of publication).


 1. Craig Colhoun and Brian S. Turner, eds, The Sage Handbook of Sociology (London: Sage, 2005), 36.


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