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The mechanical horse : how the bicycle reshaped American life / Margaret Guroff.

Guroff, Margaret, 1962- author. (Author).
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Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 303.483 GUR (Text) 37323005260511 NONFIC Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780292743625
  • ISBN: 0292743629
  • Physical Description: 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The birth of the bike -- The need for speed -- The wheel, the woman, and the human body -- Paving the way for cars -- From producers to consumers -- The infinite highway of the air -- The cycles of war -- The king of the neighborhood -- The great American bicycle boom -- Bike messengers, tourists, and mountain bikers -- Are we there yet?
Subject: Bicycles > United States > History.
Cycling > Social aspects > United States.

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