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American Anthropological Association Style Guide
The American Anthropological Association (AAA) uses The Chicago Manual of Style (15th edition, 2003) and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th edition, 2006). The following guide is an outline of style rules basic to AAA's journal article format. Where no rule is present in this guide, follow Chicago. In Webster’s, use the first spelling if there is a choice and use American (rather than British) spellings.
Society for American Archaeology Style Guide
The Chicago Manual of Style by
Call Number: Z253 .U69 2017
Publication Date: 2017-09-05
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations by
Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2018
Publication Date: 2018-04-16
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