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Wheels of change : how women rode the bicycle to freedom (with a few flat tires along the way)

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

National Geographic, Washington, D.C., p.96 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr GV1057 .M33 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10208329

Keywords:

Bicycles and bicycling, Bicycles--United States--History--Juvenile literature, Clothing and dress--United States--History--Juvenile literature, Cycling for women--United States--History, Cycling for women--United States--History--Juvenile literature, Dust jackets (Bindings)--2011, Feminism--United States--History, Feminism--United States--History--Juvenile literature, Women's rights--United States--History, Women's rights--United States--History--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Contents: Inventing the bicycle -- "The devil's advance agent" -- Fashion forward -- Fast and fearless -- New freedoms -- Highlights in cycling and women's history.; Summary: Explore the role the bicycle played in the women's liberation movement.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012; Lexile measure 1280; Book level 8.5; Ages 11-15