Chad Elias is Assistant Professor of Art History at Dartmouth College.
List of Illustrations ix
1. Captive Subjects: On the Geopolitics of Sex and Translation in Walid Raad's Hostage: The Bachar Tapes 27
2. Resistance, Video Martyrdom, and the Afterlife of the Lebanese Left 55
3. Latent Images, Buried Bodies: Mourning Lebanon's Disappeared 93
4. Suspended Places: The Void and the Monument in Post-Civil War Beirut 131
5. Images of Futures Past: The Lebanese Rocket Society 159
Coda. Time Bomb 177