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The fine art of cycling: bicycles, modernity and political art

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The fine art of cycling : bicycles, modernity and political art. / Bennett, Bruce.

Cycling Societies: Emerging Innovations, Inequalities and Governance. ed. / Cosmin Popan; Katerina Psarikidou; Dennis Zuev. Routledge, 2021.

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Harvard

Bennett, B 2021, The fine art of cycling: bicycles, modernity and political art. in C Popan, K Psarikidou & D Zuev (eds), Cycling Societies: Emerging Innovations, Inequalities and Governance. Routledge. <https://www.routledge.com/Cycling-Societies-Innovations-Inequalities-and-Governance/Zuev-Psarikidou-Popan/p/book/9780367336615>

APA

Bennett, B. (2021). The fine art of cycling: bicycles, modernity and political art. In C. Popan, K. Psarikidou, & D. Zuev (Eds.), Cycling Societies: Emerging Innovations, Inequalities and Governance Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Cycling-Societies-Innovations-Inequalities-and-Governance/Zuev-Psarikidou-Popan/p/book/9780367336615

Vancouver

Bennett B. The fine art of cycling: bicycles, modernity and political art. In Popan C, Psarikidou K, Zuev D, editors, Cycling Societies: Emerging Innovations, Inequalities and Governance. Routledge. 2021

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Bennett, Bruce. / The fine art of cycling : bicycles, modernity and political art. Cycling Societies: Emerging Innovations, Inequalities and Governance. editor / Cosmin Popan ; Katerina Psarikidou ; Dennis Zuev. Routledge, 2021.

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