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A Decolonial Diary: Traversing the Colonial Pasts and Presents of the Cape of Good Hope

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A Decolonial Diary : Traversing the Colonial Pasts and Presents of the Cape of Good Hope. / Ernsten, Christian; Shepherd, Nick.

I: Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, Bind 7, Nr. 2, 2020, s. 258-275.

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Ernsten C, Shepherd N. A Decolonial Diary: Traversing the Colonial Pasts and Presents of the Cape of Good Hope. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology. 2020;7(2):258-275. doi: 10.1558/jca.40432

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Ernsten, Christian ; Shepherd, Nick. / A Decolonial Diary : Traversing the Colonial Pasts and Presents of the Cape of Good Hope. I: Journal of Contemporary Archaeology. 2020 ; Bind 7, Nr. 2. s. 258-275.

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