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Chicago Style Guide: Book with one author

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

Book with one author

Reference: Author’s Last name, First name. Title: Subtitle. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher, date of publication.


Thelen, Kathleen. How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

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.


"There is a consistently high correlation between the voting patterns of parents and the eventual voting patterns of their children, as demonstrated by Miller and Hastings."²

Footnote: #. Author's First name Last name, Title of Book (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication), page.                      


 2. Kathleen Thelen, How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 271.


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