The History of Surfing
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 nature of this endeavor is matched only by the obsessive nature of surfers, who will pore through these pages with passion and opinion. A true category killer, here is the definitive history of surfing.
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Out of the Blue Pre1900
Gliding Return 19001945
Malibu Swing 1945late 1950s
Boom YearsA Massive Swelling Late 1950s1967
Barefoot Revolution 19661974
The Fortune Seekers Early 1970s1980
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