Women Fighters and the 'Beautiful Soul' Narrative. / Sjoberg, Laura.

In: International Review of the Red Cross, Vol. 92, No. 877, 15.04.2010, p. 53-68.

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Women Fighters and the 'Beautiful Soul' Narrative. / Sjoberg, Laura.

In: International Review of the Red Cross, Vol. 92, No. 877, 15.04.2010, p. 53-68.

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Sjoberg, L 2010, 'Women Fighters and the 'Beautiful Soul' Narrative', International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 92, no. 877, pp. 53-68. https://doi.org/10.1017/S181638311000010X

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Sjoberg L. Women Fighters and the 'Beautiful Soul' Narrative. International Review of the Red Cross. 2010 Apr 15;92(877):53-68. https://doi.org/10.1017/S181638311000010X

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Sjoberg, Laura. / Women Fighters and the 'Beautiful Soul' Narrative. In: International Review of the Red Cross. 2010 ; Vol. 92, No. 877. pp. 53-68.

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