Meme

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Meme. / Olesen, Mogens.

International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy . Vol. 2 Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. p. 1200-1204 (Wiley-Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication Series).

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Harvard

Olesen, M 2016, Meme. in International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy . vol. 2, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication Series, pp. 1200-1204.

APA

Olesen, M. (2016). Meme. In International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy (Vol. 2, pp. 1200-1204). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. Wiley-Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication Series

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Olesen M. Meme. In International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy . Vol. 2. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 2016. p. 1200-1204. (Wiley-Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication Series).

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Olesen, Mogens. / Meme. International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy . Vol. 2 Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. pp. 1200-1204 (Wiley-Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication Series).

Bibtex

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