A named book component that contains text dedicating the book in some fashion.
Note: A publisher could choose to call this component just another <front-matter-part>, but many publishers specifically identify dedications, so this element was included in the BITS Tag Set.


Content Model

<!ELEMENT  dedication   %dedication-model;                           >

Expanded Content Model

(book-part-meta?, named-book-part-body?, back?)


This element may be contained in:


<p>We dedicate this book to our esteemed professor
emeritus, Dr. Robert Jemmings, whose critique of
the underlying study identified potential bias in
the analysis and strengthened our argument.</p>