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Proliferation and Differentiation of National Theatres in France.

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Proliferation and Differentiation of National Theatres in France. / Whitton, David.

National Theatres in a Changing Europe. ed. / Steve Wilmer. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. p. 153-163 (Studies in International Performance).

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Whitton, D 2008, Proliferation and Differentiation of National Theatres in France. in S Wilmer (ed.), National Theatres in a Changing Europe. Studies in International Performance, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 153-163. <http://www.palgrave.com/PRODUCTS/Title.aspx?PID=278723>

APA

Whitton, D. (2008). Proliferation and Differentiation of National Theatres in France. In S. Wilmer (Ed.), National Theatres in a Changing Europe (pp. 153-163). (Studies in International Performance). Palgrave Macmillan. http://www.palgrave.com/PRODUCTS/Title.aspx?PID=278723

Vancouver

Whitton D. Proliferation and Differentiation of National Theatres in France. In Wilmer S, editor, National Theatres in a Changing Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2008. p. 153-163. (Studies in International Performance).

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Whitton, David. / Proliferation and Differentiation of National Theatres in France. National Theatres in a Changing Europe. editor / Steve Wilmer. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. pp. 153-163 (Studies in International Performance).

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