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Leave today with a solid list of 10 Sources written by historians along with the full citations.
Chicago Manual of Style
Chicago Manual of Style, from Purdue University
This guide to Chicago Style from the OWL at Purdue explains the Notes Bibliography style for Chicago and shows examples for formatting a research paper and its citations. It also has a brief section on Author Date style.
Official CMS Style Quick Guide
The official website of the Chicago manual of style is the best place to look for information on Author Date style of Chicago citation.