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Jeans

A Cultural History of an American Icon

Jeans( 2 customer ratings | )
Author: Sullivan, James
ISBN:978-1-59240-214-4
Publication Date:Dec 2006
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Gotham
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

Since their emergence over 150 years ago, blue jeans have been worn by every sector of society and exported around the world. In Jeans, Sullivan traces the evolution of jeans from a simple utilitarian garment into what fashion critics have called 'the American uniform'. Beginning with the adoption of front-bucked trousers as a style of dress in 19th century America, Sullivan expertly describes its origins and subsequent rise to the superstar of the textile world. As much a history of...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Psychology / Applied Psychology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.5 x 8.42 x 1.06 cm
Book Weight:0.469 Kilograms



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