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Readings for Speakers & Events: Evan Friss 4/6/17

Supporting readings for on-campus speakers and events.

Evan Friss

Evan Friss
On Again, Off Again: Americans and their Bicycles
April 6 at 7pm, Cowgill 102


Friss, Evan. "Blacks, Jews, and Civil Rights Law in New York, 1895-1913." Journal of American Ethnic History, vol. 24, no. 4, Summer2005, pp. 71-99.

Friss, Evan. "The Path Not Taken: The Rise of America's Cycle Paths and the Fall of Urban Cycling," Cycle History 20: Proceedings of the 20th International Cycle History Conference (Derbyshire: John Pinkerton Memorial Publishing Fund, 2010), 67-72.
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Friss, Evan. The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s. Chicago:The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
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Friss, E. (2015). Writing Bicycles: The Historiography of Cycling in the United States, Mobility in History, 6(1).
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REVIEWS of Cycling City

Schulman, Bruce J. "Pedaling toward Modernity." Reviews in American History, vol. 44, no. 3, Sept. 2016, pp. 472-477.

Armstrong, Christopher. "The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890S." American Historical Review, vol. 121, no. 5, Dec. 2016, pp. 1673-1674.

Gopnik, Adam. "Naked Cities." New Yorker, vol. 91, no. 30, 05 Oct. 2015, pp. 80-1

Hood, Clifton. "The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890S." Journal of American History, vol. 103, no. 4, Mar. 2017, pp. 1053-1054.