Springer And The Beijing Normal University Press Sign Agreement On New Book Series
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Beijing Normal University Press (BNUP) was established in 1980 as an important integrated publishing house. In its 30-year history, it has developed a backlist of over 10,000 titles, with a circulation of more than one billion. It has accumulated a wealth of publishing resources and enjoys an increasing print run as well as a growing reputation in the world of publishing. Today, BNUP is recognized as a fundamental contributor to books on philosophy and the social sciences, as well as a major driving force behind the Ministry of Education’s higher education and vocational education teaching materials.
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