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‘Bad roads will absolutely nip in the bud the new development’: Cycling Tourism in Ireland in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Brian Griffin

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the efforts that were made to promote cycling tourism in Ireland in the late Victorian and the Edwardian decades. As growing numbers of tourists travelled by tricycle and ... More


Land Disputes, the Informal City, and Environmental Discourse in Cairo

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how land has become “contested space” desired by opposing interests. The “interests” that are described encourage the government to remove residents and workers from land coveted ... More


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