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The Bicycle — Towards a Global History
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: P. Smethurst
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-22 - Publisher: Springer

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 its future as a continuing global phenomenon.
The Bicycle — Towards a Global History
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: P. Smethurst
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-22 - Publisher: Springer

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 its future as a continuing global phenomenon.
Entertainment Among the Ottomans
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Ebru Boyar, Kate Fleet
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-20 - Publisher: BRILL

By addressing the ways in which entertainment was employed and enjoyed in Ottoman society, Entertainment Among the Ottomans introduces the reader to a new way of understanding the Ottoman world.
Invisible Bicycle
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Ebru Boyar, Kate Fleet
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-17 - Publisher: BRILL

The Invisible Bicycle revisits and questions the existing timelines of bicycle history to create a more nuanced understanding of why and how the popularity of the bicycle and cycling has changed over time and varies in different locations.
First Taste of Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Robert Turpin
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-25 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

The bicycle has long been a part of American culture but few would describe it as an essential element of American identity in the same way that it is fundamental to European and Asian cultures. Instead, American culture has had a more turbulent relationship with the bicycle. First introduced in