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Exploring Martyrs in Media and Rites

  • Sabrina BonsenEmail author
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Part of the Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen Ostens book series (PGNO)

Abstract

Political rites, myths and symbols are necessary components of political cults and important factors in constructing and strengthening a group’s identity. They shape the culture and social order in which they can be observed while contributing and influencing identities. Common features of rites are performative elements, dynamics and formalization, a transcendental aspect and a cultural specificity.

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MühlackerGermany

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