26 May 1995
Vol 268, Issue 5214

About The Cover

Self-portrait by the Balinese painter 1. Mad´e Djata (around 1938), from Hildred Geertz's book Images of Power, reviewed on page 1215. Botanical art, German rocketry, discoveries of the Challenger expedition, and galactic photography are among the subjects of books treated in this special issue, beginning on page 1196. A listing of publishers' addresses and an index of books reviewed in the past year are also included. [Note: The graphic devices that separate the groups of reviews are details from an illustration in Images of Power]