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Cycling in Transformation: Industry, Recreation, Sport, 1980–2000

in French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859.008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins with an analysis of how new realities of consumerism, foreign competition and evolving tastes for bicycles were adapted by the French cycle industry. It goes on to explain that ... More


Towards Sporting Modernity: Sport as the Driver of Cycling, 1891–1902

in French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses how sports in general and cycling in particular found an environment propitious for their growth in the midst of increasing prosperity, literacy, the developing strength of the ... More


French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Hugh Dauncey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book aims to provide a balanced and detailed analytical survey of the complex leisure activity, sport, and industry that is cycling in France. Identifying key events, practices, stakeholders and ... More


French Cycling: Issues and Themes

in French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859.001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the intention for writing the book, which is to provide a balanced and detailed analytical survey of the complex leisure activity, sport and industry that is cycling in France. ... More


The French School of Cycling

Eric Reed

in Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206530
eISBN:
9780226206677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206677.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter Four traces the history of the “French School” of cycling. The “French School” refers to the complex, institutionalized rider development system and competitive racing circuit created by the ... More


Becoming-Human, Becoming-Sovereign: Gender, Genealogy, and the Wild Man

Peggy McCracken

in In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458922
eISBN:
9780226459080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459080.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that the notion of a symbolic milk kinship with animals puts into question the purely human, noble identity that grounds notions of aristocratic privilege and rule. The chapter ... More


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