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The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance
David Herlihy

Mariner Books, 2011

In the late 1880s, Frank Lenz of Pittsburgh, a renowned high-wheel racer and long-distance tourist, dreamed of cycling around the world. He finally got his chance by recasting himself as a champion of the downsized “safety-bicycle” with inflatable tires, the forerunner of the modern road bike that was about to become wildly popular. In the spring of 1892 he quit his accounting job and gamely set out west to cover twenty thousand miles over ...


The Lost Cyclist
David V. Herlihy

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010


Medieval Households (Studies in Cultural History)
David Herlihy

Harvard University Press, 1985

Traces the history of family life during the Middle Ages and examines medieval marriages, childhood, motherhood, and fatherhood.


The Western Experience: Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Volume A)
David; Rabb, Theodore Mortimer; Herlihy

McGraw-Hill College, 1998

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The Black Death and the Transformation of the West
David Herlihy, Samuel K. Cohn Jr.

Harvard University Press, 1997

In this small book David Herlihy makes subtle and subversive inquiries that challenge historical thinking about the Black Death. Looking beyond the view of the plague as unmitigated catastrophe, Herlihy finds evidence for its role in the advent of new population controls, the establishment of universities, the spread of Christianity, the dissemination of vernacular cultures, and even the rise of nationalism. This book, which displays a ...


The Tour Is Won on the Alpe: Alpe d'Huez and the Classic Battles of the Tour de France
Jean-Paul Vespini

Velo Press, 2008

If there is one mountain climb that embodies the spirit and magic of the Tour de France, it is the Alpe d'Huez. Its twenty-one hairpin turns and average gradient of 8.1 percent over 13.1 kilometers have become legendary, changing the careers of Americans Greg LeMond and Lance Armstrong, and nearly destroying Jan Ullrich and Marco Pantani. Here at last is the definitive history and unforgettable story of cycling's greatest challenge. In ...


Opera Muliebria: Women and Work in Medieval Europe (Heritage Series in Philosophy)
David V. Herlihy

McGraw-Hill Companies, 1989

Opera Muliebria (medieval Latin term for "women's labours") deals with courses on women's history, Western civilization, European economic history and medieval history. It is a survey of women's participation in economic activities from ancient times to the late Middle Ages.


BicycleThe History
David V. Herlihy, 2006


Bicycle: The History by Herlihy, David V (2006) Paperback
David V Herlihy

Yale University Press, 1111


Bicycle: Publisher: Yale University Press
David V. Herlihy, 2006


The Black Death and the Transformation of the West   [BLACK DEATH & THE TRANSFORMATI] [Paperback]
David V.?(Author) ; Cohn, Samuel K., JR.(Editor) Herlihy

Harvard University Press/, 1997


By David Herlihy - The Black Death and the Transformation of the West (8/29/97)
David Herlihy

Harvard University Press, 1997


[ [ [ Bicycle: The History [ BICYCLE: THE HISTORY BY Herlihy, David V. ( Author ) Aug-01-2006[ BICYCLE: THE ...
David V. Herlihy

Yale University Press, 2006


By David Herlihy Medieval Households (Studies in Cultural History)
David Herlihy

Harvard University Press, 1985



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