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About the Author:
Christopher S. Thompson is Associate Professor of History at Ball State University

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Editorial Reviews

//Inrng: The Inner Ring
“There are several books to tell you who first won the yellow jersey or the identity of the youngest post-war winner of the Tour de France, the kind you might receive as a gift. This is sort of book you’d buy for yourself.”
Podium Cafe
“This book is filled fascinating material. . . . Thompson has made a great deal of sense out of this complicated story.”
The Bike Blog-Albany Times Union
“A comprehensive history of France from the race’s inception, long before Greg LeMond or Lance Armstrong were born.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520256309
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 4/7/2008
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 406
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher S. Thompson is Associate Professor of History at Ball State University.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the 2008 Edition     vii
Acknowledgments     xxiii
Introduction     1
La Grande Boucle: Cycling, Progress, and Modernity     7
Itineraries, Narratives, and Identities     51
The Geants de la Route: Gender and Heroism     95
L'Auto's Ouvriers de la Pedale: Work, Class, and the Tour de France, 1903-1939     141
The Forcats de la Route: Exploits, Exploitation, and the Politics of Athletic Excess, 1903-1939     180
What Price Heroism? Work, Sport, and Drugs in Postwar France     215
Epilogue     256
Racers' Occupations     267
Notes     269
Bibliography     345
Index     363
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