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Academic tribes and territories: the theoretical trajectory

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Academic tribes and territories : the theoretical trajectory. / Trowler, Paul.

In: Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fur Geschichtswissenschaften, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2014, p. 17-26.

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Trowler, P 2014, 'Academic tribes and territories: the theoretical trajectory', Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fur Geschichtswissenschaften, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 17-26.

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Trowler, P. (2014). Academic tribes and territories: the theoretical trajectory. Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fur Geschichtswissenschaften, 25(3), 17-26.

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Trowler P. Academic tribes and territories: the theoretical trajectory. Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fur Geschichtswissenschaften. 2014;25(3):17-26.

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Trowler, Paul. / Academic tribes and territories : the theoretical trajectory. In: Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fur Geschichtswissenschaften. 2014 ; Vol. 25, No. 3. pp. 17-26.

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