The Self-Propelled Voyager: How the Cycle Revolutionized Travel (Hardcover)

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Description


This book recounts how cycling opened the world for not only those who rode but also for the armchair travelers who read with interest the cyclists' accounts of faraway places. This book chronicles the journeys of the men and women who used the cycle to explore the world, showcasing the rise and fall of cycling interest.

About the Author


Duncan R. Jamieson is professor of history at Ashland University, Ohio. He specializes in American social/intellectual history and the history of sport, especially long distance cycling. His previous publications include the book The Eagles of Ashland and journal articles on cycle travel.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781442253704
ISBN-10: 1442253703
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: September 16th, 2015
Pages: 232
Language: English