Many people have contributed in a variety of ways in the preparation of this book.
At Cambridge University Press I would like to thank Alison Sharpe, Barbara Thomas and
Geraldine Mark, all of whom have brought their professionalism and expertise to guiding and
shaping the book in its various stages. My special thanks are due to Jeanne McCarten, not only
for comments on early drafts, but for her constant support and encouragement.
Thanks also to Peter Ducker for the design, and to Peter Elliot and Amanda MacPhail for the
For providing a stimulating working environment, I would like to thank former colleagues at
the Learning Assistance Centre,...