Download e-book for kindle: A Victorian Cyclist: Rambling through Kent in 1886 by Stephen Channing,Shirley Channing

By Stephen Channing,Shirley Channing

ISBN-10: 095592197X

ISBN-13: 9780955921971

Bicycles are loads part of lifestyle these days, it may be remarkable to achieve that for the past due Victorians those "velocipedes" have been a novelty disparaged as being dangerous and dangerous – and that certainly tricycles have been for a time visible because the structure prone to prevail. a few humans notwithstanding followed the newfangled units with alacrity, embarking on adventurous excursions during the geographical region. considered one of them documented his 'rambles' round East Kent in such element that it really is nonetheless attainable to persist with his routes on glossy cycles, and evaluate the fauna and plants (and pubs!) with these he vividly described.

In addition to supplying ultra-modern cyclists with new old routes to discover, and either naturalists and social historians with lots of fabric for learn, this attention-grabbing e-book encompasses a detailed bankruptcy on woman Cyclists within the period sooner than woman emancipation, and an by chance funny part educating younger gents the way to make their cycle after which experience it.

A Victorian bicycle owner positive factors over two hundred illustrations, and is complemented by means of an absolutely up-to-date site, victoriancyclist.com.

Everything Bicycles: "Lovely… splendidly written… terrific"
Kent on Sunday: "Rare and insightful"
BikeBiz: "Interesting... informative... distinct historic insights"
Veteran-Cycle membership: "Unique and engaging e-book… caliber is excellent… of substantial interest"
Forty Plus biking membership: (Signpost): "Superb... illuminating... good detailed... the simple flowing prose, which has a cadence like biking itself, consists of the reader alongside as though freewheeling with a hind wind"

Show description

Read or Download A Victorian Cyclist: Rambling through Kent in 1886 PDF

Best uk history books

Download PDF by Stephen Baxter: The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon

This publication constitutes an important reappraisal of the past due Anglo-Saxon kingdom at the eve of its death. Its primary concentration is the kinfolk of Ealdorman Leofwine, which bought energy in Mercia and retained it all through a rare interval of political upheaval among 994 and 1071. In doing so it explores a paradox: that earls have been terribly filthy rich and robust but exceptionally insecure.

The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of - download pdf or read online

The impressive precise tale of ways a cycle of rain, chilly, sickness, and battle created the worst famine in eu history—years earlier than the Black dying, from the writer of Justinian's Flea and the impending Miracle CureIn may perhaps 1315, it began to rain. For the seven disastrous years that undefined, Europeans will be visited by means of a sequence of curses unseen because the 3rd ebook of Exodus: floods, ice, disasters of plants and farm animals, and epidemics not only of affliction, yet of pike, sword, and spear.

Get Opium and Empire in Southeast Asia: Regulating Consumption PDF

This research investigates the connections among opium coverage and imperialism in Burma. It examines what motivated the imperial regime's opium coverage judgements, similar to racial ideologies, the need of articulating a resounding motive for British governance, and Burma's place in a number of imperial and transnational networks.

The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial by Janet Horowitz Murray,Myra Stark PDF

The Englishwoman’s evaluate, which released from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded an outstanding switch within the diversity of probabilities open to girls. the right of the journal was once the assumption of the rising emancipated middle-class girl: financial independence from males, collection of career, participation within the male organizations of trade and executive, entry to raised schooling, admittance to the male professions, fairly drugs, and, in fact, the ability of suffrage equivalent to that of guys.

Extra resources for A Victorian Cyclist: Rambling through Kent in 1886

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Victorian Cyclist: Rambling through Kent in 1886 by Stephen Channing,Shirley Channing


by Kevin
4.4

Rated 4.59 of 5 – based on 37 votes