The Tour De France, 1903-2003: A Century of Sporting Structures, Meanings and Values

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Hugh Dauncey, Geoff Hare
Routledge, Aug 2, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 290 pages
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This book analyses the Tour de France over its long history both as France's most prestigious and famous sporting event and as a European and, increasingly, a world cycling competition.
  

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Contents

A PreModern Contest in a PostModern Context
1
Organizing Spectating Watching
31
Meanings Metaphors and Values
147
Chronology of the Tour 19022003
267
Select Bibliography
274
Notes on Contributors
281
Index
285
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About the author (2004)

Hare is a former Senior Lecturer in French Studies and is now a Research Associate at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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