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

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

Publication Info. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.609744 F495b 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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?
Subject Cycling -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 19th century.
Cycling. (OCoLC)fst00885857
Massachusetts -- Boston. (OCoLC)fst01205012
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781625340740 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1625340745 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781625340733 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1625340737 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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