<dedication> Dedication

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.

Base Attributes


xmlns:mml (fixed value = http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML)
xmlns:xlink (fixed value = http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink)
xmlns:xsi (fixed value = http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance)
Models and Context
May be contained in
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  dedication   %dedication-model;                           >
Expanded Content Model

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

Tagged Sample

In book front matter

   <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>
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