Rethinking expeditions : On critical expeditionary practice. / Leshem, Noam; Pinkerton, Alasdair.

In: Progress in Human Geography, 18.04.2018, p. 1-19.

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In: Progress in Human Geography, 18.04.2018, p. 1-19.

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Leshem, Noam ; Pinkerton, Alasdair. / Rethinking expeditions : On critical expeditionary practice. In: Progress in Human Geography. 2018 ; pp. 1-19.

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