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Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.)

Preface, Afterword, Foreword, or Introduction

(Chicago Manual of Style 14.110)



Author, foreword/preface/introduction to Title (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication), Page number.

Full Example

1. Frederic G. Reamer, foreword to Social Justice and Social Work, edited by Michael J. Austin (Los Angeles: Sage, 2014), xiv.

Abbreviated Note

2. Reamer, foreword to Social Justice, xiv.



Author. Foreward/Preface/Introduction to Title, Page number. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.


Reamer, Frederic G. Foreword to Social Justice and Social Work, edited by Michael J. Austin, xiii-xv. Los Angeles: Sage, 2014.

Helpful Hints

Include page number range for the part that is cited in the bibliography.

If the publisher lists two or more places of publication, like it is listed on this particular book, cite the first place listed.

Preface, Afterward, Foreword, or Introduction (Example)