A new keyword in the museum: Exhibiting the anthropocene

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A new keyword in the museum : Exhibiting the anthropocene. / Isager, Lotte; Knudsen, Line Vestergaard; Theilade, Ida.

I: Museum & Society, Bind 19, Nr. 1, 2021, s. 88-107.

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Isager, L, Knudsen, LV & Theilade, I 2021, 'A new keyword in the museum: Exhibiting the anthropocene', Museum & Society, bind 19, nr. 1, s. 88-107. <https://journals.le.ac.uk/ojs1/index.php/mas/article/view/3585>

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Isager, L., Knudsen, L. V., & Theilade, I. (2021). A new keyword in the museum: Exhibiting the anthropocene. Museum & Society, 19(1), 88-107. https://journals.le.ac.uk/ojs1/index.php/mas/article/view/3585

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Isager L, Knudsen LV, Theilade I. A new keyword in the museum: Exhibiting the anthropocene. Museum & Society. 2021;19(1):88-107.

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Isager, Lotte ; Knudsen, Line Vestergaard ; Theilade, Ida. / A new keyword in the museum : Exhibiting the anthropocene. I: Museum & Society. 2021 ; Bind 19, Nr. 1. s. 88-107.

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