We are grateful to Rob Turner of the Weldon Library of the University of Western Ontario for his meticulous work with the maps in this volume. Tozun Bahcheli would like to thank Henry Srebrnik, David Milne, Peter Pavilionis and William Mckercher for their useful comments on his chapter on Cyprus. Barry Bartmann would like to express his appreciation to David Milne of the University of Malta for making substantive suggestions on his chapter. Henry Srebrnik would like to thank Irving Hexham at the University of Calgary for his valuable input on the chapter on Somaliland. Tozun Bahcheli is grateful for the support of his research on Cyprus by King's University College of the University of Western Ontario, and particularly for the encouragement of Principal Gerry Killan, Dean Des Dutrizac, and Professor Hugh Mellon. We are grateful for the support of the University of Prince Edward Island, particularly Dr Richard Kurial, Dean of Arts. We also immensely appreciate the many administrative tasks which Maureen Mackay undertook with typical generosity. And we thank Sarah Murphy for her patience and diligence in the preparation of the index.