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Author Joans, Barbara.

Title Bike lust : Harleys, women, and American society / Barbara Joans
Published Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 271 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. History and structure -- pt. 2. Cultural analysis -- pt. 3. Jamming the wind -- pt. 4. Polemics and philosophy
Summary Annotation Joans (anthropology, Merritt College, Oakland, California) offers an account of her own motorbike riding experiences while examining the elaborate rules, rituals, and rites of passage in the biker culture, particularly as they relate to women, both as individual riders and riders on the back of men's bikes. Includes bandw photographs. c. Book News Inc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-264) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Joans, Barbara.
Harley-Davidson motorcycle -- History.
Motorcycling -- Social aspects -- United States.
Women motorcyclists -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0299173534 (electronic bk.)
9780299173531 (electronic bk.)
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