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I'd love to see the sales numbers

Reader comment on item: The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle Eastern and North African History

Submitted by Dave (United States), Mar 3, 2021 at 19:43

I just wonder if anyone actually reads this thing. I'll take your word for it that it's bad. Do professors assign this boring drivel to their hapless students in order to inflate sales in a "captive" market? I'd rather sit in the corner wearing a dunce cap and get a gentleman's F.

At 145 dollars, it's too expensive to use as a blocker to keep my cat, Mr. B, from going under the stove, but I can't think of a better use for it. Suggestions welcome.

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