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The Blue Jean Book: The Story Behind the Seams

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"The story of denim's rise from modest workpants to high-fashion statement."

Ever since Levi Strauss made the first blue jean pants in California in the 1870s, everyone has wanted a pair. No one imagined America's love of denim would travel around the world, yet jeans remain an essential part of our lives. The Blue Jean Book chronicles this love affair.

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Hardcover, 79 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Annick Press (first published 2005)
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Jan 09, 2010 Michael rated it it was amazing
Concise, clear-eyed, accessible for youth and informative for experts. This short history of jeans succeeds wonderfully, flitting across the decades yet always capturing the point with a lucid story or a revealing fact. I loved it.
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Cute book on the history of jeans.
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Tanya writes both fiction and non-fiction, often choosing topics related to science, pop culture, or social history—or a combination of the three. She enjoys combining factual research with intriguing narratives, or the life stories of interesting folks.

In her spare time, Tanya likes to run, bake, and read. Her favourite meal is breakfast, her favourite color is blue, and her favourite children’s
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