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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Mathematics_Jobs_Wiki|24" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page pageid="1" ns="0" title="Main Page" />
      <page pageid="2" ns="0" title="Mathematics Jobs Wiki 2007-2008" />
      <page pageid="3" ns="0" title="Mathematics Jobs Wiki 2009-2010" />
      <page pageid="5" ns="0" title="Mathematics PhD Programs" />
      <page pageid="8" ns="0" title="Mathematics Jobs Wiki 2008-2009" />
      <page pageid="13" ns="0" title="Mathematics Jobs Wiki 2009-2010 (Teaching)" />
      <page pageid="22" ns="0" title="Mathematics Jobs Wiki 2010-2011" />
      <page pageid="66" ns="0" title="Mathematics Jobs Wiki 2017-2018" />
      <page pageid="70" ns="0" title="Mathematics Jobs Wiki" />
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>