The Political Iconography of Muhammad Cartoons: Understanding Cultural Conflict and Political Action

  title={The Political Iconography of Muhammad Cartoons: Understanding Cultural Conflict and Political Action},
  author={Marion G. M{\"u}ller and Esra {\"O}zcan},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  pages={287 - 291}
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