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Are preface and acknowledgement a must-have in a monograph?

What's done is done. For a print version there probably isn't much to be done unless you do a 2nd edition. The preface isn't critical. It is a service to a reader who may not want to commit to the ...
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Are preface and acknowledgement a must-have in a monograph?

Overall, a good way to address such questions is to ask yourself: "do I think a monograph without a preface and acknowledgement is a terrible one?" If not, there is probably no reason to ...
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Are preface and acknowledgement a must-have in a monograph?

I think you are being too hard on yourself. You went to the trouble of writing the people who you might have put in an acknowledgements section. If you told them why (i.e. you had just had a baby) ...
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Are preface and acknowledgement a must-have in a monograph?

You're likely too late unfortunately. Once a book is published, it's really expensive to update it, especially if you're adding full pages. There are ways a printer could do it, but it's ugly & ...
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Should I write a monograph for myself?

This question was asked a long time ago, but remains on the unanswered queue, so I'll try to answer. In math and computer science, generally articles matter more than books, for junior researchers ...
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