Promise Land

Steven Flack, Gili Dolev, Robert Last

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSell Out Pictures
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

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    Flack, S. (Author), Dolev, G. (Author), & Last, R. (Author). (2002). Promise Land. Digital or Visual Products, Sell Out Pictures. Retrieved from http://library.dundee.ac.uk/F/?func=direct&local_base=DUN01&doc_number=000512743
    Flack, Steven (Author) ; Dolev, Gili (Author) ; Last, Robert (Author). / Promise Land. [Digital or Visual Products].
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    Flack, S, Dolev, G & Last, R, Promise Land, 2002, Digital or Visual Products, Sell Out Pictures.
    Promise Land. Flack, Steven (Author); Dolev, Gili (Author); Last, Robert (Author). 2002. Sell Out Pictures.

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

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    Flack S (Author), Dolev G (Author), Last R (Author). Promise Land Sell Out Pictures. 2002.