I WOULD LIKE TO ACKNOWLEDGE the many people who have helped me complete this work. I’ll start by thanking my sister, Linda Barton Chambliss, for spending countless hours tracking reference sources and acquiring copyright permissions. Her assistance and persistence has been invaluable and incredibly appreciated.

I would also like to thank the friends and colleagues who read and commented on various versions of the manuscript prior to its completion: Barry Bonder, Linda Bonder, Rob Chapman, Rick Coulson, Herman D’Hooge, Wayne Embree, Dave Garten, Dorothy Leonard, Scott Page, Jack Raiton, Shane Wall, Richard Watson, and Jan Wolfe. To call it a favor to read someone’s (or at least my) unfinished manuscript draft would be an understatement. ...

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