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Sizing Up A Colossus

Posted at 6:59AM Thursday 27 Feb 2014

Universities – except perhaps the soi-disant, "for-profit" outfits that do not deserve the name – need no loss-leaders. So why do they maintain publishing houses?

The third volume of OUP's "autobiography" – The History of Oxford University Press – has just appeared.

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