The Columbia Encyclopedia Sixth Edition

Editor

  • Paul Lagass

Senior Editors

  • Lora Goldman
  • Archie Hobson
  • Susan R. Norton

Associate Editors

  • Barry J. Katzen
  • Alan D. Levy
  • Theodore Zinn

Contributors

  • Curt Bertschi
  • Helen Chumbley
  • Jonathan Director
  • Louis Epstein
  • Joseph Gustaitis
  • Bonny Hart
  • Diane Kukich
  • William A. McGeveran, Jr.
  • Alan Oppenheim
  • Marco Ribeiro
  • Megan R. Schade

Pronunciation

  • John K. Bollard

Copy Editors

  • Hannah Borgeson
  • William Bramlette
  • Kerri Cox
  • David A. Lynch
  • Jana Martin
  • Joan Rosenblatt
  • Greg Winston

Researchers and Editorial Assistants

  • Anaga Dalal
  • Molly DeStafney
  • James E. Nealis

Publisher

  • William B. Strachan

Assistant Director of the Press for Reference Publishing

  • James Raimes

Creative Director, Manufacturing and Technology

  • Linda Secondari

Designer

  • Richard Hendel

Cartographer

  • Christopher L. Brest

Proofreaders

  • Neil Azevedo
  • Mette Bahde
  • Chanita Baumhaft
  • Joyce Brody
  • Frank Caso
  • Mary Flower
  • Nicholas Frankovich
  • Gretchen Gordon
  • Christine Irizarry
  • Tessa Kale
  • Davide Larzelere
  • David A. Lynch
  • Eleanor Mikucki
  • Eve Minkoff
  • Stephen H. Sterns
  • Patrick Tracey

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