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Cycling's Glory Years and their Mediatization 1960–1980

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/UPO9781846317859.007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses a period of great change in French politics, society and culture from 1980 onwards. With a flourishing birth rate, a younger population began feeding into the adult workforce. ... More


French Cycling in Quest of a New Identity, 2000–2011

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/UPO9781846317859.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the increased interest on all kinds of cycling in France after the year 2000. It explains that the industry of cycling has benefited greatly from its growing popularity as a ... More


Cycling between the Wars: Sport, Recreation, Ideology, 1919–1939

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/UPO9781846317859.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the rise and fall of bicycle demand, production and sales as impacted by the First World War. After reaching its peak, the increase in bicycle ownership slowed down and ... More


The Tour, Greatest of the Turn-of-the-Century Bicycle Races

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/9780226206677.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After its founding in 1903 by newspaperman Henri Desgrange, the Tour became the most important cycling event in the world. The chapter explores how the event was a quintessentially French phenomenon ... More


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