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dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Jeanen
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-23T10:01:32Z
dc.date.available2015-01-23T10:01:32Z
dc.date.issued2014-07-01
dc.identifier.citationWilliams, J. (2014) An Age of Speed. A Contemporary History of Women's Sport, Part One: Sporting Women, 1850-1960. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 91-117en
dc.identifier.isbn9780415886017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2086/10578
dc.description.abstractThis chapter looks at the rise of motor sport in Britain, particularly the advent of the Brooklands racing 'set' before World War One and revival during peacetime. Early feamel racing motorists such as Dorothy Levitt, of Jewish descent, who in 1906 became known as 'The Fastest Girl on Earth' with a women's land speed record of 91 mph.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherRoutledgeen
dc.subjectracing motoristen
dc.subjectrecord breakingen
dc.subjectBrooklandsen
dc.subjectJewish identityen
dc.subjectNapieren
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dc.subjectTasteen
dc.titleAn Age of Speeden
dc.typeBook chapteren
dc.researchgroupInternational Centre for Sports History and Cultureen
dc.peerreviewedYesen
dc.explorer.multimediaNoen
dc.fundernoneen
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