Empire in waves : a political history of surfing / Scott Laderman.

Surfing today evokes many things: thundering waves, warm beaches, bikinis and lifeguards, and carefree pleasure. But is the story of surfing really as simple as popular culture suggests? In this first international political history of the sport, Scott Laderman shows that while wave riding is indeed...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Laderman, Scott, 1971-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2014.
©2014.
Series:Sport in world history ; 1.
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