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Title:
The world in the curl : an unconventional history of surfing
Author:
Westwick, Peter J., author.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Crown Publishers, [2013]
Physical Description:
x, 405 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The cradle of surfing -- The Duke, Dillingham, and the Waikiki dream -- The dark side of paradise : race and sex in Hawaii -- Inventing Surfurbia : surfing to California -- War and surfing -- The surf boom -- Charlie don't surf : surfing and counterculture -- Surfing turns pro -- Engineering the coast -- Beating the crowds, literally and otherwise -- Surf tech -- Surfing at the frontiers -- Women and surfing : from flappers to Roxy Girl -- From Waikiki to Wall Street -- The world in the curl.
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ISBN:
9780307719485
Format :
Book