Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast

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Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast. / McAtackney, Laura.

Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland. red. / Elizabeth Crooke; Thomas Maguire. Oxon : Routledge, 2018. s. 154-172 (Routledge Studies in Heritage, Bind 11).

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/proceedingBidrag til bog/antologiForskningpeer review

Harvard

McAtackney, L 2018, Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast. i E Crooke & T Maguire (red), Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland. Routledge, Oxon, Routledge Studies in Heritage, bind 11, s. 154-172.

APA

McAtackney, L. (2018). Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast. I E. Crooke, & T. Maguire (red.), Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland (s. 154-172). Routledge. Routledge Studies in Heritage Bind 11

CBE

McAtackney L. 2018. Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast. Crooke E, Maguire T, red. I Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland. Oxon: Routledge. s. 154-172. (Routledge Studies in Heritage, Bind 11).

MLA

McAtackney, Laura "Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast". og Crooke, Elizabeth Maguire, Thomas (red.). Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland. Kapitel 10, Oxon: Routledge. (Routledge Studies in Heritage, Bind 11). 2018, 154-172.

Vancouver

McAtackney L. Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast. I Crooke E, Maguire T, red., Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland. Oxon: Routledge. 2018. s. 154-172. (Routledge Studies in Heritage, Bind 11).

Author

McAtackney, Laura. / Where are all the women? Public memory, gender and memorialisation in contemporary Belfast. Heritage after Conflict: Northern Ireland. red. / Elizabeth Crooke ; Thomas Maguire. Oxon : Routledge, 2018. s. 154-172 (Routledge Studies in Heritage, Bind 11).

Bibtex

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