A group of leading experts in the field of starbursts and active galactic nuclei have joined hands to produce this review volume which covers the starburst-AGN connection, and the tests to be carried out with the upcoming new astronomical facilities to ascertain the relevance of both components to the formation and evolution of galaxies.The book is addressed to advanced graduate students and researchers in the fields of active galactic nuclei and young galaxies.
A Mexican election - special report, J. Ryan O'Bible; variability of active galactic nuclei, B.M. Peterson; unification of AGN, R.W. Goodrich; physical processes in starburst and active galaxies, H. Netzer; accretion and emission processes in AGN, S. Collin; fuelling the AGN, F. Combes; massive stars in active galactic nuclei, R.J. Terlevich; the evolution of QSOs, B.J. Boyle.