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The Power of Symbols and Symbols as Power: Secularism and Religion as Guarantors of Cultural Convergence

@inproceedings{Mancini2009ThePO,
  title={The Power of Symbols and Symbols as Power: Secularism and Religion as Guarantors of Cultural Convergence},
  author={Susanna Mancini},
  year={2009}
}
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