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Hard Lessons from South Sudan. / Berdal, Mats; Shearer, David .

In: Survival, Vol. 63, No. 5, 28.09.2021, p. 69-96.

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Berdal, M & Shearer, D 2021, 'Hard Lessons from South Sudan', Survival, vol. 63, no. 5, pp. 69-96. https://doi.org/10.1080/00396338.2021.1982200

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Berdal, M., & Shearer, D. (2021). Hard Lessons from South Sudan. Survival, 63(5), 69-96. https://doi.org/10.1080/00396338.2021.1982200

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Berdal M, Shearer D. Hard Lessons from South Sudan. Survival. 2021 Sep 28;63(5):69-96. https://doi.org/10.1080/00396338.2021.1982200

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Berdal, Mats ; Shearer, David . / Hard Lessons from South Sudan. In: Survival. 2021 ; Vol. 63, No. 5. pp. 69-96.

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