Acknowledgments

Anonymous ex militia fighters (October/December 2005), Anonymous ex militiaman who told the story of the grenades in the glasses (November 2005), Abou Ali, Adam Ramadan, Al Nahar, Annabel Wharton, Anonymous interviewees (2011 and 2012), Anonymous residents and employees of Minet el Hosn Ayn el Mreisse Qantari, Antonio Righetti, Al Nahar Information Centre, Ariane Masaad, AUB Library Special Collections, British Academy, Caroline Nagel, Claire Launchbury, Davide Paoli, Dennis Merril, Dr Karake, Ecole des Soeures de Besançon – St Anne, Edmond Saab, Elie Baradi, Federico Calabrese, Fiona McConnel, Fred Aldous Laser Studio Manchester (coasters and plinth), Gabriel Menassa, George Arbid, Hotel Phoenicia receptionists, Imad Aoun, Irina, James Sidaway, Katherine Brickell, Katia Merheb, Klaus Dodds, Lebanese army unit stationed at Holiday Inn, Leon Telvizian, Linda McDowell, Lisa Smirl, London Group of Historical Geographers, Lorenzo Trombetta, Mary Cobbett, Merle Patchett, Monseigneur Antoine Assaf, Nabil Chartouni, Nada Doueiry, Nadim Shehadi, Orient Institut Beirut, Pau Obrador, Rachid Chamoun, Randa, RHUL Department of Geography, Royal Geographical Society and the Institute of British Geographers, Receptionist of La Sagesse School on Rue Clemenceau, Rupert Griffiths, Ruth Craggs, Saad Kiwan, Salon Bilal, Samir Saddi, School of Geography Earth and Environmental Sciences University of Birmigham, School of Geography University of Bristol, Simona Loi, Societe Saint Charles, Shopkeeper near College de la Sale, Tim Edensor, Uma Khotari, Umam, Veronica della Dora, VMC Ltd (glanades), Waleed Hazboun, Waleed Serhan, Zoi Constantine. Apologies to all those whose name I have omitted or forgotten.

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Where it has not been possible to trace the author, sources for images have been attributed. Maps on “Spaces” page”: the Executive Council of Major Projects has now closed and been embedded into the Council for Development and Reconstruction. I purchased reproduction permission for the image on the home page and that of Holiday Inn under construction from An-Nahar Information Centre. All other images © 2010-2012 Sara Fregonese. For any queries, contact s.fregonese@bham.ac.uk.

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