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Author Thompson, Christopher S., 1959-
Title The Tour de France : a cultural history / Christopher S. Thompson
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GV1049.2.T68 T56 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020651452
 人文社會聯圖  GV1049.2.T68 T56 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020221891
Descript x, 385 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-361) and index
La grande boucle : cycling, progress, and modernity in twentieth-century France -- Itineraries, narratives, and identities in twentieth-century France -- The giants de la route : gender and heroism in twentieth-century France -- L'auto's ouvriers de la pedale : work, class, and the Tour de France, 1903/1939 -- The forats de la route : exploits, exploitation, and the politics of athletic excess, 1903/1939 -- At what price heroism? : work, sport, and drugs in postwar France
Subject Tour de France (Bicycle race) -- History
Bicycle racing -- Social aspects -- France
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