The Resource In the city of bikes : the story of the Amsterdam cyclist, Pete Jordan

In the city of bikes : the story of the Amsterdam cyclist, Pete Jordan

Label
In the city of bikes : the story of the Amsterdam cyclist
Title
In the city of bikes
Title remainder
the story of the Amsterdam cyclist
Statement of responsibility
Pete Jordan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the author's exploration of Amsterdam on his bicycle, which offered a respite from the financial struggles of beginning life in a new country with a new bride, and looks at the evolution of cycling in the Dutch city
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.609492/352
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1046.N442
LC item number
J67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
In the city of bikes : the story of the Amsterdam cyclist, Pete Jordan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-438)
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Contents
Even a man from America can see a few things : the arrival -- Lucky few : the 1890s -- Piggy hunters : the bike thievery -- King of the street : the 1920s -- It made my head swim : the elephants, centaurs, punks and nuns -- A matter of individual expression : the land of the automobile vs. the land of the bicycle -- Problem children : the 1930s -- Which one's the wrench? : The settling down -- We were true libertines : the first two years of the occupation -- Smash your bikes to bits, slice your tires to pieces : the mass bike confiscation -- You no longer think, you just pedal : the final years of the occupation -- Give my father's bike back : the occupation's legacy -- After you passed : the mystery rider -- It's chaos with the bicycles : the 1950s -- A bike is coming : the new additions -- A bike is something, yet almost nothing! The 1960s -- A big success : the urban myths of the white bicycles -- A typical Amsterdam characteristic : the bike fishermen -- Death to the car! : The 1970s -- It's a joy to be on a bike again! : The 1980s onward -- Let's ride : looking back and looking forward
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 438 p.
Isbn
9780061995200
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012032105
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2020245
System control number
  • (OCoLC)779264352
  • 1963135
  • (OCoLC)779264352
  • (OCoLC)ocn779264352
  • 1963135

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