Traces the pioneer roots of contemporary American culture and describes the life and culture during the period of western expansion.Jeans, so sought after abroad that young people smuggled them into former Soviet countries, are among the most enduring ... of jeans manufactured by Levi Straus aamp; Co., the origins of Levia#39;s jeans involved not just Strauss, but his partner Jacob Davis. ... They have also come to symbolize basic American values, some enduring over time, others developing through an association between jeans and aanbsp;...
|Author||:||Sara E. Quay|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002-01-01|