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In the twenty-first century we have all experienced new technologies that promise to change our lives. During the nineteenth century, the bicycle evoked an exciting new world in which even a poor person could travel afar and at will. But was the "mechanical horse" truly destined to usher in a new era of road travel or would it remain merely a plaything for dandies and schoolboys? In this, the definitive history of the bicycle, David Herlihy recounts the saga of this far-reaching invention and the passions it aroused. The ...

Bicycle: The History 2006, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300120479

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Bicycle: The History 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300104189