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Jeans : a cultural history of an American icon

Author: James Sullivan
Publisher: Detroit : Thomson/Gale, ©2006.
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Sullivan
ISBN: 0786290900 9780786290901
OCLC Number: 70866982
Notes: Originally published New York : Gotham Books, c2006.
Description: 401 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Perfect Fit --
The Sans-culottes: Before the Blue Jean --
Tug-of-War: "Those Pants of Levi's," and the Competition --
Dudes: Selling the Western Frontier --
Modern Pioneers: At Work and Play --
"A Hollywood-style Tough": The 1950s and the Fabrication of the Teenager --
Classlessness: The Politics of Fashion --
After the Gold Rush: Stylizing Denim --
The Diffusion of Glamour: Designers in the Mass Market --
"Thought Abhors Tights": Sex in Advertising --
Hand-me-downs: Vintage and Reproduction --
Wrapped in the Flag: "America's Gift" in the Global Era --
Bottoms Up: Blue Jeans at a Premium --
Conclusion: The Process.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: James Sullivan.

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