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.
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
The following, in order:
- <book-part-meta> Book Part Metadata, zero or one
- <named-book-part-body> Named Book Part Body, zero or one
- <back> Back Matter for a Book Part, zero or one
<!ELEMENT dedication %dedication-model; >
Expanded Content Model
(book-part-meta?, named-book-part-body?, back?)
In book front matter
... <front-matter> <dedication> <book-part-meta> <title-group> <title>Dedication</title> </title-group> </book-part-meta> <named-book-part-body> <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> </named-book-part-body> </dedication> </front-matter> ...