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<?xml version="1.0"?>
    <allredirects garcontinue="Bachelor&#039;s_degree|6024" />
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      <page pageid="5834" ns="0" title="Recommendations for citing and referencing published material" />
      <page pageid="5835" ns="0" title="Recommendations for references to published materials" />
      <page pageid="6018" ns="0" title="B.A." />
      <page pageid="6019" ns="0" title="B. A." />
      <page pageid="6020" ns="0" title="BA" />
      <page pageid="6021" ns="0" title="Bachelor of Arts" />
      <page pageid="6022" ns="0" title="B.Sc." />
      <page pageid="6023" ns="0" title="B. Sc." />