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Chicago 17 Resource Center: Parts/Chapters of Books

Parts or Chapters of Books with Different Authors or Editors

Before starting the citation process, please make sure you are using the correct CMS style as required by your instructor!

Citing a Book Chapter

Full Note: 

1. AuthorFirstName MiddleInitial. LastName, "Title of Chapter or Article," in Book Title: Subtitle, ed. Editor First Name/Initial Surname (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page #.


1. Philip Carter, "James Boswell's Manliness," in English Masculinities, 1660-1800, ed. Tim Hitchcock and Michelle Cohen (London: Longman, 1999), 124-125. 

2. Thomas Hobbes, "On the Social Contract," in The Originals: Classic Readings in Western Philosophy, ed. Jeff McLaughlin (Victoria, BC: BCcampus, 2017).


Subsequent Note: 

 2. AuthorLastName, "Title of Chapter or Article," page #. 


3. Carter, "James Boswell's Manliness," 132.



AuthorLastName,  FirstName MiddleInitial. "Title of Chapter or Article." In Book Title: Subtitle, edited by Editor First Name Surname, page range of article/chapter. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year.


Carter, Philip. "James Boswell's Manliness." In English Masculinities, 1660-1800, edited by Tim Hitchcock and Michelle Cohen, 111-130. London: Longman, 1999.

Hobbes, Thomas. "On the Social Contract." In The Originals: Classic Readings in Western Philosophy, edited by Jeff McLaughlin. Victoria, BC: BCcampus, 2017.

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