skip to content
Bike battles : a history of sharing the American road Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Bike battles : a history of sharing the American road

Author: James Longhurst
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Americans have been riding bikes for more than a century now. So why are most American cities still so ill-prepared to handle cyclists? James Longhurst, a historian and avid cyclist, tackles that  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Longhurst
ISBN: 9780295805993 0295805994 9780295994680 0295994681
OCLC Number: 995283590
Description: 1 recurso en línea
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction1. Get Out of the Road!2. The Right Sort of People3. The Rules of the Road4. Victory Bike Battles5. 1950's Syndrome6. Bikes Are BeautifulConclusionAcknowledgmentsNote on Citations and SourcesAbbreviationsNotesSelect BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: James Longhurst.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

In six chapters, [Longhurst] traces the history of what is essentially road-sharing: first horses and carts mixed with pedestrians; then trolleys and buses; then, after WWII, an overwhelming shift, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/995283590> # Bike battles : a history of sharing the American road
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "995283590" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/wau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/bicycles_united_states_history> ; # Bicycles--United States--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/388.34720973/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/cycling_safety_measures> ; # Cycling--Safety measures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/highway_planning_united_states> ; # Highway planning--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/cycling> ; # Cycling
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/highway_planning> ; # Highway planning
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/bicycles_safety_measures> ; # Bicycles--Safety measures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/bicycles> ; # Bicycles
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/cycling_united_states_history> ; # Cycling--United States--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/transportation_and_state> ; # Transportation and state
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/cycling_united_states_safety_measures> ; # Cycling--United States--Safety measures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/bicycles_united_states_safety_measures> ; # Bicycles--United States--Safety measures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/transportation_and_state_united_states_history> ; # Transportation and state--United States--History
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Person/longhurst_james> ; # James Longhurst
    schema:datePublished "2015" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2226683560> ;
    schema:genre "History" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Bike battles : a history of sharing the American road" ;
    schema:productID "995283590" ;
    schema:url <http://ezproxy.uniandes.edu.co:8080/login?url=https://muse.jhu.edu/book/40505/> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780295805993> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780295994680> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/995283590> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Person/longhurst_james> # James Longhurst
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Longhurst" ;
    schema:givenName "James" ;
    schema:name "James Longhurst" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/bicycles_safety_measures> # Bicycles--Safety measures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bicycles--Safety measures" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/bicycles_united_states_history> # Bicycles--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bicycles--United States--History" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/bicycles_united_states_safety_measures> # Bicycles--United States--Safety measures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Bicycles--United States--Safety measures" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/cycling_safety_measures> # Cycling--Safety measures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cycling--Safety measures" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/cycling_united_states_history> # Cycling--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cycling--United States--History" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/cycling_united_states_safety_measures> # Cycling--United States--Safety measures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cycling--United States--Safety measures" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/highway_planning_united_states> # Highway planning--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Highway planning--United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/transportation_and_state> # Transportation and state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Transportation and state" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2226683560#Topic/transportation_and_state_united_states_history> # Transportation and state--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Transportation and state--United States--History" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780295805993>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0295805994" ;
    schema:isbn "9780295805993" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780295994680>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0295994681" ;
    schema:isbn "9780295994680" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.