Følelseshistorie: Teoretiske brudflader og udfordringer

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Følelseshistorie : Teoretiske brudflader og udfordringer. / Vallgårda, Karen Asta Arnfred.

In: Kulturstudier, No. 2, 2013, p. 87-113.

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Vallgårda, KAA 2013, 'Følelseshistorie: Teoretiske brudflader og udfordringer', Kulturstudier, no. 2, pp. 87-113.

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Vallgårda, K. A. A. (2013). Følelseshistorie: Teoretiske brudflader og udfordringer. Kulturstudier, (2), 87-113.

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Vallgårda KAA. Følelseshistorie: Teoretiske brudflader og udfordringer. Kulturstudier. 2013;(2):87-113.

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Vallgårda, Karen Asta Arnfred. / Følelseshistorie : Teoretiske brudflader og udfordringer. In: Kulturstudier. 2013 ; No. 2. pp. 87-113.

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