The authors wish to acknowledge the contributions of the writers of the 1980 edition of Cyprus: A Country Study, edited by Frederica M. Bunge. Portions of their work were incorporated into this volume.
The authors are grateful to individuals in various United States government agencies and international, diplomatic, and private institutions who gave of their time, research materials, expertise, and photographs in the production of this book. Special thanks are owed to the Embassy of Cyprus and the Turkish Cypriot Office, both in Washington, D.C. Thanks are also due to Ralph K. Benesch, who oversees the area handbook program for the Department of the Army. The authors also wish to thank members of the Federal Research Division staff who contributed directly to the preparation of the manuscript. These people include Sandra W. Meditz, who reviewed all drafts and served as liaison with the sponsoring agency; and Marilyn L. Majeska, who managed editing and book production.
Also involved in preparing the text were editorial assistants Barbara Edgerton and Izella Watson; Duncan M. Brown, who edited chapters; Cissie Coy, who performed the prepublication editorial review; and Joan C. Cook, who compiled the index. Linda Peterson sndd Malinda B. Neale of the Library of Congress Composition Unit prepared the camera-ready copy under the supervision of Peggy Pixley.
Graphics were prepared by David P. Cabitto, who also designed the volume's cover. Gail Oring designed the illustrations on each chapter's title page. David P. Cabitto, Harriet R. Blood, and the firm of Greenhorne and O'Mara prepared the maps from Tim Merrill's drafts.
|Country Studies main page | Cyprus Country Studies main page|