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The bicycle : towards a global history

Author: Paul Smethurst
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first history of the bicycle to trace not only the technical background to its invention, but also to contrast its social and cultural impact in different parts of the world, and assess  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Smethurst
ISBN: 9781137499493 1137499494 9781137499509 1137499508
OCLC Number: 917848560
Description: 194 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Contents 1. Invention 2. Mobility 3. Crossings 4. Trends and Trajectories
Responsibility: Paul Smethurst.

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