Overview:In Praise of the Bicycle - This is the French anthropologist as we've never heard him before: Marc Auge coined the term `non-place' to describeuniquitous, global airports, hotels and motorways filled with anonymous individuals. In this new book, he casts his anthropologist's eye on a subject close to his heart: cycling. In In Praise of the Bicycle, Auge takes us on a personal journey of his own, on a two-wheeled ride around our cities, and on a journey into ourselves. We all remember the thrill of riding a bike for the first time and the joys of cycling. Here he reminds us that these memories are not just personal, but rooted in a time and a place, in a history that is shared with millions of others. Part memoir, part manifesto, Auge celebrates cycling as a way of reconnecting with the places in which we live, and, ultimately, as a necessary alternative to our disconnected world.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781789141382. It was written by the following authors: William Powell, Peter M Bergman, Marc Auge. Book In Praise of the Bicycle, which can be read online, published by the company: Sidney Bond, Reaktion Books. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Health, Lifestyle, Drama, Reference, Language, Poetry, Sports Books, Criticism, Biography, True Stories. The book was published on 2019-07-15 00:00:00. It has 96 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download In Praise of the Bicycle has PDF format and is called in-praise-of-the-bicycle.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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