APA 7th Referencing Guide — a Translated Book

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APA Referencing Guide — A translated book


  • Translator format is initials first, followed by family name.
  • Include both original publication date and translated date in the citation.
Format and order
  • Author(s)/ editor(s) (family name, comma followed by initials, with full stop and space after each initial)
  • (Year of publication). (in round brackets, followed by a full stop)
  • Title (in italics)
  • (Translator, Trans.). (initials first followed by family name, followed by comma, followed by the abbreviation Trans., all in round brackets, followed by full stop)
  • Publisher. (followed by full stop)
  • Original work published year (in round brackets)
  • DOI or URL (for ebooks only)
In-text citation

… (Fanon, 1952/1986).

Reference list

Fanon, F. (1986). Black skin, white masks (C. L. Markmann, Trans.). Pluto Press. (Original work published 1952)

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