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A New Millennium

Scott Laderman

in Empire in Waves: A Political History of Surfing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520279100
eISBN:
9780520958043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279100.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The epilogue shows how some have embraced China as a great hope for the future of surfing and the surf industry, but how others have rejected it because of its poor human rights record. From Cori ... More


Duke Kahanamoku: Racialized Colonization and the Exoticization of Aquatic Royalty

Joel S. Franks

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Duke Kahanamoku’s success in swimming and surfing in the early twentieth century made him one of the world’s most famous Hawaiians and aquatic stars. This chapter examines Kahanamoku’s Hawaiian ... More


When Surfing Discovered It was Political: Confronting South African Apartheid

Scott Laderman

in Empire in Waves: A Political History of Surfing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520279100
eISBN:
9780520958043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279100.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

For years, South Africa served as one of the pillars of the global surfing community. But at the same time, South Africa was a state characterized by violent white rule. Surfers began debating ... More


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