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We are pleased with the success of our authors. Because of the growing number of contact requests, and our concern to follow-up on all of them, we have decided to impose a single procedure. Please send all your requests to the following address:

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Éditions Odile Jacob/ Rights Department
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Fax : + 33 (0)1 43 29 88 77

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