This page provides you with the recommended styles of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), as well as helpful external links for additional help.

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) uses The Chicago Manual of Style and Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary.

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  • This guide is an outline of style rules basic to American Anthropological Association (AAA) journal editing. Where no rule is present on this list, follow Chicago. In Webster's use the first spelling is there is a choice, and use American spellings rather than British ones. AAA newsletters frequently deviate from these guidelines in the interest of space, and tend to follow many Associated Press style rules.