EBOOK / PDF [The World in the Curl]

  • Hardcover
  • 416
  • The World in the Curl
  • Peter Westwick
  • English
  • 02 March 2019
  • 9780307719485

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Read & download ↠ The World in the Curl ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Live the colorful history of surfing by drawing readers into the ideas that have fueled the sport's expansion colonialism the military industrial complex globalization capitalism and race and gender roles In a highly readable and provocative narrative history of the sport's signal moments from the spread of surfing to the US to the development of surf culture to the introduction of women into the sport Neushul and Westwick draw an indelible portrait of surfing and surfers as actors on the global stag. This is a great book that takes a look at surfing culture from it s Hawaiian roots through it s bad boy days in the late 20th century to the present where surfers and the industry that caters to them must respond positively to environmental and economic hard times or perish Much like a textbook which it undoubtably is the authors draw a broad line around surfing s history culture and make suggestions for participatory responsibility to steward the shores at which it is practiced I learned about so much than surfing per se including the history of Hawaii the start of the aeronautical industry in California

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Read & download ↠ The World in the Curl ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB The thinking person's guide to surfing and the world it has created   For several semesters the most popular course at the University of California at Santa Barbara was a team taught lecture course on the history of surfing and specifically the cultural political economic and environmental conseuences of surfing's evolution from a sport of Hawaiian kings to a billion dollar worldwide industry Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul weren't surprised by the popularity of the class UC Santa Barbara is a su. As a surfer living in Humboldt County California this book lifted my soul Most of what I have heard about legends politics and surfers throughout history was included by Westwick as well as many interesting topics I have not heard much about The World in the Curl allowed me to become educated on the sport that I live and breathe and for that Westwick I truly thank youDarcee KrausMckinleyville CAhttpwwwetsycomshopBlassGlass

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Read & download ↠ The World in the Curl ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Rfing school after all and together they have than a century of experience in the water but they were surprised that their non surfing students outnumbered the surfers There is something about surfing that people yearn to understand and this is the book that examines the enduring worldwide appeal of the sport both in myth and reality     Drawing on the authors' expertise as respectively a cold war historian and a historian of environmental history The Surfing Professors Explain the World brings a. Summer may be receding But here s a book to keep the sun glowing in your bosom SURFING The World in the Curl seeks to explain surfing s transcendent appeal while putting the sport in its social and historical context Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul trace surfing from its ancient Polynesian roots to its current incarnation as a global commercial and cultural phenomenon Along the way they look at the connections between surfing and among other things colonialism technology Hollywood advertising fashion real estate development pollution climate change even Islamic fundamentalism This grab bag approach