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Sweetness and blood : how surfing spread from Hawaii and California to the rest of the world, with some unexpected results

Author: Michael Scott Moore
Publisher: New York, NY : Rodale Inc., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a folk history of surfing after World War II, while documenting the author's visits to such destinations as West Africa and Cuba, and describes the roles played by such contributors as Christian missionaries and colonials.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Michael Scott Moore; Michael Scott Moore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Scott Moore
ISBN: 9781605294278 1605294276 9781609611408 1609611403
OCLC Number: 460059174
Description: viii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Author's apology --
California and Hawaii : as civilization advances --
Indonesia : bulé bulé --
Germany : the Fun-Gesellschaft --
Morocco : Kilroy was here --
United Kingdom : English incomers --
Israel and the Gaza Strip : two opposed ideas --
Cuba : La otra revolución --
São Tomé and Príncipe : the stern of an old canoe --
Japan : plastics --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Michael Scott Moore.

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Offers a folk history of surfing after World War II, while documenting the author's visits to such destinations as West Africa and Cuba, and describes the roles played by such contributors as Christian missionaries and colonials.

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