Without the rich suggestions of Ed Dimendberg and Mary McLeod this work would never have existed. Lunch really does bring forth some wonderful ideas.
Richard Sennett, Bettina Brandt, David Levin, Andreas Huyssen, Alan Mark, and Ruth Mendum helped along the way.
Kelly Barry toiled mightily on some cranky nineteenth-century passages.
Peter Hohendahl and Susan Buck-Morss taught me the first lessons that led to this book.