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The history of surfing

Author: Matt Warshaw
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of surfing and and the culture it has spawned.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Warshaw
ISBN: 9780811856003 0811856003
OCLC Number: 482600619
Description: 495 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Out of the blue : Pre-1900 --
Gliding return : 1900-1945 --
Malibu swing : 1945-late 1950s --
Boom years, a massive swelling : Late 1950s-1967 --
Barefoot revolution : 1966-1974 --
The fortune seekers : Early 1970s-1980 --
The long and the short of it : 1981-1991 --
The ride of your life : 1990-2009.
Responsibility: Matt Warshaw.

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Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing that any other person on the planet. After five years of research and writing, Warshaw has completed a totally unprecedented history of the sport and the culture  Read more...

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"Trust us, his book is the place to go for the goods." - OC Weekly "Meticulously researched, smartly written, beautifully laid out...required reading." - Outside Magazine "There's a reason that Read more...

 
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