Genres of War: Informing a City

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Genres of War : Informing a City. / Skouvig, Laura.

Genre theory in Information studies . ed. / Jack Andersen. Emerald Group Publishing, 2015. p. 135-156 (Studies in Information, Vol. 11).

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Skouvig, L 2015, Genres of War: Informing a City. in J Andersen (ed.), Genre theory in Information studies . Emerald Group Publishing, Studies in Information, vol. 11, pp. 135-156. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-537720140000011008

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Skouvig, L. (2015). Genres of War: Informing a City. In J. Andersen (Ed.), Genre theory in Information studies (pp. 135-156). Emerald Group Publishing. Studies in Information, Vol.. 11 https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-537720140000011008

Vancouver

Skouvig L. Genres of War: Informing a City. In Andersen J, editor, Genre theory in Information studies . Emerald Group Publishing. 2015. p. 135-156. (Studies in Information, Vol. 11). https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-537720140000011008

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Skouvig, Laura. / Genres of War : Informing a City. Genre theory in Information studies . editor / Jack Andersen. Emerald Group Publishing, 2015. pp. 135-156 (Studies in Information, Vol. 11).

Bibtex

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