“Velocipedomania” is “convincing”

Velocipedomania: A Cultural History of the Velocipede in France

By Corry Cropper and Seth Whidden

“In this convincing book, the two authors set out to highlight the social impact of the velocipede, the way in which this technology was able to resonate with the social imagination of the time and become a marker of modernity, freedom, and Parisian identity.”

Technology and Culture, January 2024