Surfing. 1778-Today. 40th Ed.

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Welcome to our comprehensive visual history on all things surfing. With hundreds of images and essays by today's leading surf journalists, this publication spans photography, fashion, film, art, and music to chart the evolution of surfing culture from its

This volume is a comprehensive visual history of surfing, marking a major cultural event as much as a publication. Following three and a half years of meticulous research, it brings together hundreds of images to chart the evolution of surfing as a sport, a lifestyle, and a philosophy.

The book is arranged into five chronological chapters, tracing surfing culture from the first recorded European contact in 1778 by Captain James Cook to the global and multi-platform phenomenon of today. Utilizing institutions, collections, and photographic archives from around the world, and with accompanying essays by the world's top surf journalists, it celebrates the sport on and off the water, as a community of 20 million practitioners and countless more devotees, and as a leading influence on fashion, film, art, and music.

An unrivaled tribute to the breadth, complexity, and richness of surfing, this book is a must-have for any serious player on the surfing scene and anybody who aspires to the surfing lifestyle. As one surfing scribe has declared, "There has never been a book like this, and there will never be another one again."

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SKU 9783836591461
Barcode # 9783836591461
Brand Taschen GmbH
Artist / Author Jim Heimann
Shipping Weight 0.3500kg
Shipping Width 0.020m
Shipping Height 0.217m
Shipping Length 0.156m
Unit Of Measure each
Number of pages 512

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