Hugh Dauncey

Hugh Dauncey BA, MA, PhD lives in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, GB. He is a Visiting Fellow at Newcastle University, England, GB, and a member of the Anfield Bicycle Club (founded 1879) based in Chester and North Wales. He works mainly on cycling and sport in general in France. More information on his publications and research can be found at www.ncl.ac.uk/sml/staff/profile/hughdauncey; Contact: hugh.dauncey [at] ncl.ac.uk

Current projects:

– a history of the Véloce-club bordelais (c. 1876-1891)

– a study of the World Hour records established in Paris 1893-1914

– a study of the World Hour record set by Robert Marchand in 2017 for 105 year olds

– an edited volume (with Bertrand Fincoeur, Lausanne University) on the history of the Tour de France as ‘transnational’ sporting event

– a study of the use of bicycles as ‘micro-mobility’ in Paris

Some representative publications on cycling:

– Birchall D, and Dauncey H. Der Anfield Bicycle Club (1879-heute) und der Véloce-club bordelais (1876-91): Vorreiter des Radsports in Liverpool und Bordeaux. SportZeiten. Sport in Geschichte, Kultur und Gesellschaft 2018, 18(2), 9-30.

– Dauncey H. The Tour de France. In: Swayne, L. E.; Dodds, M, ed. Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing. New York: Sage Publications, 2011, pp.1021-25.

– Dauncey H. ‚Le Vélo Pyrénéen et le Bulletin officiel du Véloce-Club béarnais : deux conceptions antagonistes du sport‘. In: Tétart, P. and Villaret, S, ed. Les Voix du sport. La Presse sportive à la Belle époque. Musée national du sport/Editions Séguier-Atlantica, 2010, pp.167-185.

– Dauncey H. ‚Entre presse et spectacle sportif, l’itinéraire pionnier de Pierre Giffard‘. Le Temps des Médias 2007, 9(2), 35-46.

– Dauncey H. French cycling heroes of the Tour: Winners and Losers. In: Dauncey, H., Hare, G, eds. The Tour de France, 1903-2003: A Century of Sporting Structures, Meanings and Values. London, UK: Frank Cass, 2003, pp.175-202.

– Dauncey HD, and Hare GE, eds. The Tour de France, 1903-2003: A Century of Sporting Structures, Meanings and Values. London: Frank Cass, 2003.

– Dauncey HD, and Hare GE. The Tour de France: a pre-modern contest in a post-modern context. International Journal of the History of Sport 2003, 20(2), 1-29.

– Dauncey H, and Hare G. The Tour de France: A Pre-Modern Contest in a Post-Modern Context. In: Dauncey, H., Hare, G, eds. The Tour de France, 1903-2003: A Century of Sporting Structures, Meanings and Values. London, UK: Frank Cass, 2003, pp.1-29.

– Dauncey HD, and Hare G. Parler d’une absence: la réception médiatique de la participation au Tour de France par les coureurs britanniques. Web Journal of French Media Studies 2002, 5(1).