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Document of the Week
Jeans (Scroll to page 20)
Readings
The Blue Jeans Story
Blue Jeans: An American Phenomenon
Blue Streak
Related Links
BlueJeansOnline
Gentrification of Blue Jeans
Invention of Levi's
design boom: Denim
Blue Jeans: The Invention
Movie: Forest Gump
Movie Review
Reading Assignemnt
The Blue Jean by Alice Harris, Bob Morris and Ben Widdicombe
Review Questions
  1. How have Blue Jeans evolved from the 1950s to today as a symbol of rebellion, social revolution and the globalization of American culture?
  2. How have Blue Jeans affected the youth of America? How has the youth of America affected Blue Jeans?
Paper Topic Two Pages
Explain how the evolution of Blue Jeans has been symbolic of social and political revolution. Use evidence from the readings and vides posted to support your claim. Be sure to include information from the 1950s through present day.
Citations
~ Blue Jeans, produced and directed by Gary Legon, (Falls Church, Va. : Landmark Media, c1995).
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Introduction to Blue Jeans | Lecture Outline