Alexander Pinwinkler

Commentary on the panel Ethnicity in Numbers: the Official Censuses, their Ethnic Categories, and the State Identity Politics, European Social Science History conference, Valencia, 30 March – 2 April 2016

Alexander Pinwinkler

Volume: X Issue: 2, Page(s): 5-10
Alexander Pinwinkler
University of Salzburg, Department of History, Salzburg, Austria


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