Guide: How to cite a Book in The Historical Journal style

Guide: How to cite a Book in The Historical Journal style

Cite A Book in The Historical Journal style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the The Historical Journal citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the The Historical Journal style.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


Author Forename Author Surname, Title, (Publisher: City, Year Published).


‘The results revealed that plant growth, CO2 assimilation rate and chlorophyll content were significantly reduced in the seedlings grown under red, blue, yellow and green lights as compared with those grown under white light’ Nana Su, Qi Wu, Zhenguo Shen, Kai Xia and Jin Cui, 'Effects of light quality on the chloroplastic ultrastructure and photosynthetic characteristics of cucumber seedlings', Plant Growth Regul, 73 (2013), pp. 227-235.

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