Making the bicycle Dutch: the development of the bicycle industry in the Netherlands, 1860-1940

S.E. Tjong Tjin Tai, F.C.A. Veraart

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The Invisible Bicycle brings together different insights into the social, cultural and economic history of the bicycle and cycling in historical eras of ubiquitous bicycle use that have remained relatively invisible in bicycle history. It revisits the typical timeline of cycling’s decline in the 1950s and 1960s and the renaissance beginning in the 1970s by bringing forth the large national and local variations, varying uses and images of the bicycle, and different bicycle cultures as well as their historical background and motivations. To understand the role, possibilities and challenges of the bicycle today, it is necessary to know the history that has formed them. Therefore The Invisible Bicycle is recommended also to present-day practitioners and planners of bicycle mobility.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelInvisible bicycle
Subtitelparallel histories and different timelines
RedacteurenTiina Männistö-Funk, Timo Myllyntaus
Plaats van productieLeiden
UitgeverijBrill
Hoofdstuk5
Pagina's126-155
Aantal pagina's30
ISBN van geprinte versie978-90-04-28997-0
StatusGepubliceerd - 11 sep. 2018

Publicatie series

NaamTechnology and Change in History
Volume15
ISSN van elektronische versie1385-920x

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