Foibe : Nationalism, Revenge and Ideology in Venezia Giulia and Istria, 1943—5

@article{Baracetti2009FoibeN,
  title={Foibe : Nationalism, Revenge and Ideology in Venezia Giulia and Istria, 1943—5},
  author={Gaia Baracetti},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={2009},
  volume={44},
  pages={657 - 674}
}
  • Gaia Baracetti
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
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