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Dakar: articulating the tremendous. / Eato, Jonathan Edward; Wells, Jez.

2015. Paper presented at De Volta Pro Futuro: Música Popular e Tempo / Back to the Future: Popular Music and Time. 18th Biennial IASPM Conference, Campinas, Brazil.

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Eato, JE & Wells, J 2015, 'Dakar: articulating the tremendous' Paper presented at De Volta Pro Futuro: Música Popular e Tempo / Back to the Future: Popular Music and Time. 18th Biennial IASPM Conference, Campinas, Brazil, 29/06/15 - 3/07/15, .

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Eato, J. E., & Wells, J. (2015). Dakar: articulating the tremendous. Paper presented at De Volta Pro Futuro: Música Popular e Tempo / Back to the Future: Popular Music and Time. 18th Biennial IASPM Conference, Campinas, Brazil.

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Eato JE, Wells J. Dakar: articulating the tremendous. 2015. Paper presented at De Volta Pro Futuro: Música Popular e Tempo / Back to the Future: Popular Music and Time. 18th Biennial IASPM Conference, Campinas, Brazil.

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Eato, Jonathan Edward ; Wells, Jez. / Dakar: articulating the tremendous. Paper presented at De Volta Pro Futuro: Música Popular e Tempo / Back to the Future: Popular Music and Time. 18th Biennial IASPM Conference, Campinas, Brazil.

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