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Adrian Bingham

Adrian Bingham is Professor of Modern British History at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Using Primary Sources

...Introduction Newspapers are regularly produced—usually daily or weekly—print publications that convey timely information and entertainment to a target audience. With the development of printing in Western Europe from the mid-fifteenth...

Jane Austen, Mary Stuart and the Jacobite History of England

Mary Spongberg

Mary Spongberg is Dean of Arts and Social Sciences and Professor of History at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. She has published widely on the history of women & feminism, gender, and the body. She is the editor of the Companion to Women’s Historical Writing (2005) and is on the editorial board of Women’s History Review. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Women Writers and the Nation’s Past, 1790–1860 : Empathetic Histories

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In the autumn of 1791 a 15-year-old Jane Austen produced a comic essay entitled The History of England from the Reign of Henry the 4th to the Death of Charles the 1st, which she dedicated to her sister Cassandra, who provided the images...

Cycling and the rise of respectable recreation

Neil Carter

Neil Carter is Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cycling and the British : A Modern History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In February 1869 the first London to Brighton bicycle journey took place. It was also the first long-distance bicycle road ride in Great Britain. Three pioneering velocipedes riders, Charles Spencer, J. Mayall and Rowley B. Turner, took...
...With respect to the influence personally exercised by women over men, it, no doubt, renders them less harsh and brutal; in ruder times, it was often the only softening influence to which they were accessible. But the assertion...

Elite cycling and British society

Neil Carter

Neil Carter is Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cycling and the British : A Modern History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...On 16 September 2000 Britain’s Jason Queally won the gold medal for the Kilometre TT at the Sydney Olympics. Starting 13th out of 16 riders, he broke the Olympic record and then watched on nervously as his remaining...

Women, modernity and cycling

Neil Carter

Neil Carter is Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cycling and the British : A Modern History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1936 the BBC broadcast the play Louisa Wants a Bicycle. It had little to do with cycling. Instead, more accurate to the play’s spirit and theme was its subtitle: ‘The Fight for Woman’s Freedom’. Ambitious and ground-breaking...

The body and the senses

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Has the history of the body run its course, or are there topics that remain under-explored? ... Does ‘experience’ still matter, or are discourses the central concern? What relationship does the history of the body have to other recent...

(New) Imperial History

Andrea Wiegeshoff

Andrea Wiegeshoff is Assistant Professor of Modern History at the University of Marburg, Germany Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction The first decades of the twenty-first century continue to expose the aftermaths of colonial empires. As intellectuals from the Global South address the colonial roots of structural inequalities characterizing the global order...