Boston's cycling craze, 1880-1900 :a story of race, sport, and society /Lorenz J. Finison.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-314849

Description

xi, 294 pages ; 24 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Cycling History 19th century.
Cycling.

Originator

Finison, Lorenz J. (Lorenz John), 1941-

Contents

Kittie Knox, Boston, and the League of American Wheelmen -- The Ladies North Shore Tricycle Tours, Mary Sargent Hopkins, and the wheelwoman -- The wheelmen and the wheel around the Hub -- Abbot Bassett, the League of American Wheelmen, and the Cycling Poets -- Women's cycling clubs and the movement to oust women from a Boston club -- Ethnic cycling stories: Irish, Italians, Jews, and a Chinese American -- African American cyclists: Company L, the Riverside Cycle Club, and Robert Teamoh -- Beyond Asbury Park: Kittie Knox returns home -- The fight over cycling space and time: parkways, parks, railways, taxes, and dogs -- Racing routes and personalities: the Linscott Race, the McDuffees, the Butlers, and Major Taylor -- Wheeling home: what became of the cyclists in the twentieth century?

Description

xi, 294 pages ; 24 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Complimentary copy, 2015.

ISBN

9781625340740 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1625340745 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781625340733 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1625340737 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks GV1045.5.M42 B673 2014

Places

Massachusetts Boston
Massachusetts