How did a multicultural, prosperous metropolis like Beirut go from peace to violence, from cosmopolitanism and openness to sectarianism and segregation?
Where did Beirut’s cosmopolitanism turn into violence? What does the geography of this violent turn look like?
Beirut has experienced both cosmopolitanism and its opposite: how to make sense of this double presence?
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