This page follows historian Dr. Sheila Hanlon's past and recent research projects. Her interests include Victorian and Edwardian cycling history and the WWI and WWII Women's Land Army, both in Canada and Britain.
Monthly Archives: February 2015
I’ve been hit. As you may note from my header, my site has been fallen prey to a rather unwelcome visitor. Repair work is underway, and I hope to be rid of that stowaway soon. Until then, please continue to … Continue reading
The bicycle literally and figuratively transported women beyond the bounds of the home and into public space in late-Victorian London. Not surprisingly, this incursion into open areas, such as city streets and country lanes, caused mild moral panic among a … Continue reading