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Reference list

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Author Surname, Author Forename. Title. Year Published. Institution Name, Dissertation level.


Mitter, Sreemati. A History of Money in Palestine: From the 1900s to the Present. 2014. Harvard U, PhD dissertation.

In-text citation

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(Author Surname)


"The new Hamas-led Palestinian government was thus faced, within a few weeks of having taken office, with an extraordinary economic crisis," (Mitter).

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