Charlottesville and the alt-right: a turning point?

@article{Atkinson2018CharlottesvilleAT,
  title={Charlottesville and the alt-right: a turning point?},
  author={David C. Atkinson},
  journal={Politics, Groups, and Identities},
  year={2018},
  volume={6},
  pages={309 - 315}
}
  • D. Atkinson
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Politics, Groups, and Identities
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