A People’s History of Surfing
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From its Hawaiian origins to the postwar surf craze, surfing has been a defiant challenge to the Calvinist work ethic and the commercial pressures of capitalism But those malign social forces may now finally succeed in extinguishing the spirit of surfing

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For over two centuries, Western industrial capitalism has been waging a war on the soul of surfing From its origins as an indigenous Hawaiian pastime, through its counterculture heyday,...

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