An Alternative History of Bicycles and Motorcycles: Two-Wheeled Transportation and Material Culture

An Alternative History of Bicycles and Motorcycles: Two-Wheeled Transportation and Material Culture

by Steven E. Alford, Suzanne Ferriss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498528795
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 04/15/2016
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Suzanne Ferriss is professor of English at Nova Southeastern University.

Steven E. Alford is professor of English at Nova Southeastern University.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 - "It Could Have Been Otherwise": Bicycles and Motorcycles
Chapter 2 - Roads: Mobility, Bicycles, Motorcycles
Chapter 3 - Rubber and Steel: The "Raw" Materials
Chapter 4 - Textiles: Machines, Fabrics, Fabrication
Chapter 5 - The Paradoxes of Class and Gender among Bicyclists and Motorcyclists
Chapter 6 - The Embodied Cyclist and Freedom
Conclusion

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