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THE EDITORS OF THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARIES are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that their publications are accurate and up-to-date.
The Chicago Tribune The book's informative yet informal writing style ... [appeals] to the amateur enthusiast ... accessibility is further enhanced by a useful glossary.