War and the City

Urban Geopolitics in Lebanon

War and the City examines the geopolitical significance of the Lebanese Civil War with specific focus on micro-level exploration of the way in which the urban landscape of Beirut was transformed by the conflict. Les mer
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War and the City examines the geopolitical significance of the Lebanese Civil War with specific focus on micro-level exploration of the way in which the urban landscape of Beirut was transformed by the conflict.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction
Chapter 1: Cities in the Space of Global Politics
Chapter 2: Modernity, Territory and Conflict in Lebanon
Chapter 3: Lebanon Salvaged: Sovereignty and Urban Space in the Republic of Lebanon (1943-1975)
Chapter 4: Towards War
Chapter 5: Lebanon Lost. The Urban Impact of Non-intervention
Chapter 6: De-subjugating Beirut's Urban Geopolitical Knowledges
Chapter 7: Beirut's Hybrid Sovereignties: The May 2008 Clashes
Conclusion
Afterword by Klaus Dodds
Index

Om forfatteren

Sara Fregonese is Lecturer in Political Geography at the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, and an affiliate of the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the University of Birmingham. Between 2009 and 2012, she was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. She holds a PhD in Geography (Newcastle University, UK), an MA in Mediterranean Cooperation (Ca' Foscari, University of Venice) and a BA in Middle Eastern studies (Ca' Foscari, University of Venice).