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(Revised terms and conditions, effective 08 October 2012) 

Publishing, Books & Reading in Sub-Saharan Africa: 
A Critical Bibliography 

© Hans Zell Publishing [T/A Hans Zell Publishing Consultants], 2008-2012 

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(i) Purchasers of the print/online bundle: 
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