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Women on the move : the forgotten era of women's bicycle racing

Author: Roger Gilles
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2018.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gilles, Roger.
Women on the move
(DLC) 2017056787
(OCoLC)1020296393
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Gilles
ISBN: 9781496210432 1496210433 1496210417 9781496210418 1496210425 9781496210425
OCLC Number: 1048608659
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Six-day bike race for women --
Watch the woman cyclists --
After gold and medals --
Riders are dressed in pleasing costumes --
Like spiders on a wall --
Lovers true --
Girls may pull hair --
Threatened with suspension --
A gala event on wheels --
Is bicycling immoral? --
Men vs. women --
Amazons on wheels --
Girls have a spat! --
It will be run for blood --
They do not speak --
The 'muscular beauties' --
The Parisian, unbeaten and unafraid, is coming --
Lisette and her lightning rivals --
The greatest drawing card in bicycle history --
War on six-day bicycle races --
Grand vaudeville --
Have you seen the cycle whirl? --
Epilogue : maiden name known to all.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Roger Gilles.

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"A vivid portrait of the forgotten heroines of the bicycle boom. A delightful and inspiring revelation."-David Herlihy, author of Bicycle: The History -- David Herlihy "Gilles meticulously re-creates Read more...

 
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