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Product Description: The Feud is the deliciously ironic (and sad) tale of how two literary giants destroyed their friendship in a fit of mutual pique and egomania.In 1940, Edmund Wilson was the undisputed big dog of American letters. Vladimir Nabokov was a near-penniless Russian exile seeking asylum in the States...read more

Hardcover:

9781101870228 | Pantheon Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The Feud is the deliciously ironic (and sad) tale of how two literary giants destroyed their friendship in a fit of mutual pique and egomania.

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Product Description: Helen Graham here brings together leading historians of international renown to examine 20th-century Spain in light of Franco's dictatorship and its legacy.Interrogating Francoism uses a three-part structure to look at the old regime, the civil war and the forging of Francoism; the nature of Franco's dictatorship; and the 'history wars' that have since taken place over his legacy...read more
By Helen Graham (editor)

Hardcover:

9781472576347 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 25, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Helen Graham here brings together leading historians of international renown to examine 20th-century Spain in light of Franco's dictatorship and its legacy.

Paperback:

9781472576330 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 25, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Helen Graham here brings together leading historians of international renown to examine 20th-century Spain in light of Franco's dictatorship and its legacy.

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Product Description: A sweeping history of twentieth-century Europe, Out of Ashes tells the story of an era of unparalleled violence and barbarity yet also of humanity, prosperity, and promise.Konrad Jarausch describes how the European nations emerged from the nineteenth century with high hopes for continued material progress and proud of their imperial command over the globe, only to become embroiled in the bloodshed of World War I, which brought an end to their optimism and gave rise to competing democratic, communist, and fascist ideologies...read more

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9780691152790 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: A sweeping history of twentieth-century Europe, Out of Ashes tells the story of an era of unparalleled violence and barbarity yet also of humanity, prosperity, and promise.
9780396081128, titled "Sad Cypress" | Dodd Mead, February 1, 1983, cover price $9.95 | also contains Sad Cypress | About this edition: Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion

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Product Description: Finalist for the 2015 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in JournalismLonglisted for the Lionel Gelber Award for the Best Non-Fiction book in the world on Foreign AffairsAn Economist Book of the Year, 2014A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice"One of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in the years since 1989...read more

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9780199347704 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 4, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Finalist for the 2015 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in JournalismLonglisted for the Lionel Gelber Award for the Best Non-Fiction book in the world on Foreign AffairsAn Economist Book of the Year, 2014A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice"One of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in the years since 1989.

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9780190227913 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Finalist for the 2015 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in JournalismLonglisted for the Lionel Gelber Award for the Best Non-Fiction book in the world on Foreign AffairsAn Economist Book of the Year, 2014A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice"One of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in the years since 1989.

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Product Description: A textbook that facilitates learning by doing. Influenced by astronomy education research, 21st Century Astronomy offers a complete pedagogical and media package that facilitates learning by doing, while the new one-column design makes the Fifth Edition the most accessible introductory text available today...read more

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9780393938999 | 5 pap/psc edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2016), cover price $166.15 | also contains 21st Century Astronomy | About this edition: A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.
9780393603323 | 5 pap/psc edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 2016), cover price $166.20 | also contains 21st Century Astronomy | About this edition: A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.
9780393924435 | 2 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 2006), cover price $136.35 | About this edition: The Second Edition of 21st Century Astronomy reaffirms its status as the most current and authoritative text for introductory courses.
9789990211689 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 30, 2002, cover price $0.02
9780393940541 | Package edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 2002), cover price $85.20 | also contains A History of the British Labour Party

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Product Description: R. G. Collingwood is an important 20th-century historian, archaeologist and philosopher whose works are the subject of continued interest, analysis and study. There is an unquestionable need to support this research activity with the provision of a reference guide which is fully up-to-date, informed and authoritative...read more

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9781441154125 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 15, 2015, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: R.

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9781474286411 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 19, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: R.

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Product Description: Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan examines how the performing arts, and the performing body specifically, have shaped and been shaped by the political and historical conditions experienced in Japan during the Cold War and post-Cold War periods...read more

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9781780935966 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 14, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan examines how the performing arts, and the performing body specifically, have shaped and been shaped by the political and historical conditions experienced in Japan during the Cold War and post-Cold War periods.

Miscellaneous:

9780313008054, titled "Corporate Strategic Business Sourcing" | Quorum Books, February 1, 1998, cover price $71.45 | also contains Corporate Strategic Business Sourcing

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Product Description: In 1907, Grace Oakeshott faked her own death by drowning. Aged 35, she left a marriage and a successful professional life in England and fled with her lover, Walter Reeve, to New Zealand. What prompted her to do so? Jocelyn Robson traces her life story through social, political and religious reform movements of the fin de siècle period...read more

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9781137311832 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 3, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In 1907, Grace Oakeshott faked her own death by drowning.

Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion

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9780399139246 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 1994, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion
9780854566907 | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, June 1, 1983), cover price $12.50
9780396081128 | Dodd Mead, February 1, 1983, cover price $9.95 | also contains Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century | About this edition: Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion

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9781518890949 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 3, 2015, cover price $7.99
9780425098530 | Berkley Pub Group, September 14, 1992, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion
9780425093283 | Berkley Pub Group, June 1, 1986, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780745141862 | Chivers Audio Books, April 1, 1995, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Beautiful, young Elinor Carlisle stands serenely in the dock accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love.
9780553471328 | Bantam Audio, February 1, 1993, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Hercule Poirot investigates the death of a wealthy women whose niece is the prime suspect.

Reinforced:

9780606009713 | Demco Media, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.53 | About this edition: Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion

Prebinding:

9780785748922 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.25 | About this edition: Hercule Poirot is summoned when a young woman is accused of murdering her wealthy aunt's house companion

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Product Description: This book puts the illegal economy of the German capital during and after World War II into context and provides a new interpretation of Germany's postwar history. The black market, it argues, served as a reference point for the beginnings of the two new German states.

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9781137017741 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 29, 2015, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book puts the illegal economy of the German capital during and after World War II into context and provides a new interpretation of Germany's postwar history.

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Product Description: Sexology and Translation is the first study of the contemporaneous emergence of sexology in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Heike Bauer and her contributors—historians, literary and cultural critics, and translation scholars—address the intersections between sexuality and modernity in a range of contexts during the period from the 1880s to the 1930s...read more
By Heike Bauer (editor)

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9781439912485 | Temple Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $92.50 | About this edition: Sexology and Translation is the first study of the contemporaneous emergence of sexology in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Paperback:

9781439912492 | Temple Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Sexology and Translation is the first study of the contemporaneous emergence of sexology in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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Product Description: "An authoritative and fast-moving account of the events that led up to the Wall's demise." --Financial TimesOn November 9, 1989, massive crowds surged toward the Berlin Wall, drawn by an announcement that caught the world by surprise: East Germans could now move freely to the West...read more

Hardcover:

9780465064946 | Basic Books, October 7, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: On the night of November 9, 1989, massive crowds surged toward the Berlin Wall, drawn by an announcement that caught the world by surprise: East Germans could now move freely to the West.

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9780465049905 | Basic Books, September 29, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "An authoritative and fast-moving account of the events that led up to the Wall's demise.

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Product Description: Inexpensive but substantial, this anthology ranges from Henry David Thoreau's great nineteenth-century polemics "Civil Disobedience" and "Slavery in Massachusetts" to more recent writings by Aung San Suu Kyi as well as Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of the subversive Russian rock group Pussy Riot...read more
By Bob Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486793818 | Dover Pubns, May 18, 2016, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: Inexpensive but substantial, this anthology ranges from Henry David Thoreau's great nineteenth-century polemics "Civil Disobedience" and "Slavery in Massachusetts" to more recent writings by Aung San Suu Kyi as well as Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of the subversive Russian rock group Pussy Riot.

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Product Description: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL–NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs...read more

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9781589799202 | Taylor Pub, September 30, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL–NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs.

From its inception in 1932, overseas broadcasting by the BBC quickly became an essential adjunct to British diplomatic and foreign policy objectives. For this reason, the World Service was considered the primary means of engaging with attitudes and opinions behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Although funded by government Grant-in-Aid, the Service's editorial independence was enshrined in the BBC's Charter, Licence and Agreement. London Calling explores the delicate balance of power that lay in the relations between Whitehall and the World Service during the Cold War.This book also assesses the nature and impact of the World Service's programmes on listeners living in the Eastern bloc countries. In doing so, it traces the evolution of overseas broadcasting from Britain alongside the political, diplomatic and fiscal challenges that the country faced right up to the Suez crisis and the 1956 Hungarian uprising. These were defining experiences for the United Kingdom's international broadcaster that, as a consequence, helped shape and define the BBC World Service as we know it today. London Calling is an important study for anyone interested in the media and foreign policy histories of Great Britain or the history of the Cold War more generally.Winner of the Longman History Today Book of the Year Award 2015

Hardcover:

9781472515018 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 14, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: From its inception in 1932, overseas broadcasting by the BBC quickly became an essential adjunct to British diplomatic and foreign policy objectives.
9781472512451 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 22, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: From its inception in 1932, overseas broadcasting by the BBC quickly became an essential adjunct to British diplomatic and foreign policy objectives.

Paperback:

9781474227490 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 18, 2015), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: This is a pioneering, multi-empire account of the relationship between the politics of imperial repression and the economic structures of European colonies between the two World Wars. Ranging across colonial Africa, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean, Martin Thomas explores the structure of local police forces, their involvement in colonial labour control and the containment of uprisings and dissent...read more

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9780521768412 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 12, 2012, cover price $124.99 | About this edition: This is a pioneering, multi-empire account of the relationship between the politics of imperial repression and the economic structures of European colonies between the two World Wars.

Paperback:

9781107519541 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 14, 2015, cover price $37.99 | About this edition: This is a pioneering, multi-empire account of the relationship between the politics of imperial repression and the economic structures of European colonies between the two World Wars.

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Product Description: After thirteen years in power, Labour suddenly returned to being the party of opposition in 2010. This new edition of A History of the British Labour Party brings us up-to-date, examining Gordon Brown's period in office and the Labour Party under the leadership of Ed Miliband...read more

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9781137409836 | 4th edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 13, 2015), cover price $96.00 | About this edition: After thirteen years in power, Labour suddenly returned to being the party of opposition in 2010.
9780230500105 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 13, 2008), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Thorpe's book is widely seen as the best single-volume study of the whole of the Labour party's history.
9780333929070 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 1, 2001), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Andrew Thorpe's book rapidly established itself as the leading single-volume history of the Labour Party.
9780312165048 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The rise and partial decline of the Labour party is one of the key features and one of the most-debated aspects of twentieth-century British history.
9780132257725, titled "Economics of Labor" | Prentice Hall, February 1, 1987, cover price $49.70 | also contains Economics of Labor

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9781137409829 | 4th edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 13, 2015), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: After thirteen years in power, Labour suddenly returned to being the party of opposition in 2010.
9780230500112 | 3 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 13, 2008), cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Thorpe's book is widely seen as the best single-volume study of the whole of the Labour party's history.
9780393924206, titled "Financial Management: A Primer" | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 2003, cover price $20.01 | also contains Financial Management: A Primer | About this edition: Financial Management: A Primer is a short and simple text that makes arcane financial data and reports crystal-clear for the nonfinance specialist.
9780393940541, titled "21st Century Astronomy" | Package edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 2002), cover price $85.20 | also contains 21st Century Astronomy

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Product Description: This study of modernism's high imperial, occult-exotic affiliations presents many well-known figures from the period 1880-1960 in a new light. Modernism and the Occult traces the history of modernist engagement with 'irregular', heterodox and imported knowledge.

Hardcover:

9780403008209, titled "History of New England" | Scholarly Pr, June 1, 1971, cover price $95.00 | also contains History of New England | About this edition: The history of New-England containing an impartial account of the civil and ecclesiastical affairs of the country, to the year of Our Lord, 1700.

Paperback:

9781137465771 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 4, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This study of modernism's high imperial, occult-exotic affiliations presents many well-known figures from the period 1880-1960 in a new light.

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Product Description: Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius." Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of media...read more

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9781455511952 | Twelve, January 28, 2014, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.

Paperback:

9781455511938 | Reprint edition (Twelve, January 27, 2015), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781478981817 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 28, 2014), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: [Read by Malcolm Hillgartner]Fifty years ago Norman Mailer asserted, ''William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.

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Product Description: István Bibó (1911–1979) was a Hungarian lawyer, political thinker, prolific essayist, and minister of state for the Hungarian national government during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. This magisterial compendium of Bibó’s essays introduces English-speaking audiences to the writings of one of the foremost theorists and psychologists of twentieth-century European politics and culture...read more

Hardcover:

9780300203783, titled "The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó" | 1 edition (Yale Univ Pr, January 13, 2015), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: István Bibó (1911–1979) was a Hungarian lawyer, political thinker, prolific essayist, and minister of state for the Hungarian national government during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.

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Product Description: The fourth edition of A History of Germany, 1918-2014: A Divided Nation introduces students to the key themes of 20th century German history, tracing the dramatic social, cultural, and political tensions in Germany since 1918. Now thoroughly updated, the text includes new coverage of the Euro crisis and a review of Angela Merkel’s Chancellorship...read more

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9781118776148 | 4th edition (Blackwell Pub, December 31, 2014), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: The fourth edition of A History of Germany, 1918-2014: A Divided Nation introduces students to the key themes of 20th century German history, tracing the dramatic social, cultural, and political tensions in Germany since 1918.

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Product Description: On June 25, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case Adoptive Couple vs. Baby Girl, which pitted adoptive parents Matt and Melanie Capobianco against baby Veronica’s biological father, Dusten Brown, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma...read more

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9780803255364 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On June 25, 2013, the U.

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Product Description: The states and peoples of Southeastern Europe have been divided by wars over the twentieth century, but they have since worked to re-establish themselves into the European mainstream. This timely new edition has been revised, updated and expanded in the light of the latest scholarship and recent events...read more

Hardcover:

9781137019073 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 29, 2014), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The states and peoples of Southeastern Europe have been divided by wars over the twentieth century, but they have since worked to re-establish themselves into the European mainstream.
9780324022476, titled "Production and Operations Management" | Hardcover with CD edition (South-Western Pub, April 1, 1999), cover price $242.95 | also contains Production and Operations Management | About this edition: This comprehensive introduction to the concepts and techniques of operations management places importance on operations strategy early, with balanced coverage of quantitative techniques and managerial issues.

Paperback:

9781137019066 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 29, 2014), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The states and peoples of Southeastern Europe have been divided by wars over the twentieth century, but they have since worked to re-establish themselves into the European mainstream.
9780324022162, titled "Management" | South-Western Pub, November 1, 1999, cover price $62.95 | also contains Management | About this edition: Management, 3rd edition by Chuck Williams presents management theory and applications in an engaging narrative style not commonly found in textbooks.

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Product Description: This collection traces women educators' professional lives and the extent to which they challenged the gendered terrain they occupied. The emphasis is placed on women's historical public voices and their own interpretation of their 'selves' and 'lives' in their struggle to exercise authority in education...read more
By Tanya Fitzgerald (editor) and Elizabeth M. Smyth (editor)

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9781137303516 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 24, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This collection traces women educators' professional lives and the extent to which they challenged the gendered terrain they occupied.

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