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The history of surfing

Author: Matt Warshaw
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing than any other person on the planet. After five years of research and writing, Warshaw has crafted an unprecedented history of the sport and the culture it has spawned. At nearly 500 pages, with 250,000 words and more than 250 rare photographs, The History of Surfing reveals and defines this sport with a voice that is authoritative, funny, and wholly original. The obsessive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Warshaw, Matt, 1960-
History of surfing.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2010
(DLC) 2009050324
(OCoLC)482600619
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Warshaw
ISBN: 9781452100944 1452100942
OCLC Number: 759844295
Description: 1 online resource (495 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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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