The Geographies of Protest Marches. / Gilbert, David.

The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century. ed. / Matthias Reiss. Oxford University Press, 2007. (Studies of the German Historical Institute, London).

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The Geographies of Protest Marches. / Gilbert, David.

The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century. ed. / Matthias Reiss. Oxford University Press, 2007. (Studies of the German Historical Institute, London).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Gilbert, D 2007, The Geographies of Protest Marches. in M Reiss (ed.), The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century. Studies of the German Historical Institute, London, Oxford University Press. <https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-street-as-stage-9780199226788?cc=gb&lang=en&#>

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Gilbert, D. (2007). The Geographies of Protest Marches. In M. Reiss (Ed.), The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century (Studies of the German Historical Institute, London). Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-street-as-stage-9780199226788?cc=gb&lang=en&#

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Gilbert D. The Geographies of Protest Marches. In Reiss M, editor, The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century. Oxford University Press. 2007. (Studies of the German Historical Institute, London).

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Gilbert, David. / The Geographies of Protest Marches. The Street as Stage: Protest Marches and Public Rallies since the Nineteenth Century. editor / Matthias Reiss. Oxford University Press, 2007. (Studies of the German Historical Institute, London).

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