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Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade
     

Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade

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by Rachel Louise Snyder
 

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ISBN-10: 0393335429

ISBN-13: 9780393335422

Pub. Date: 04/20/2009

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

“A fascinating chronicle of the $55-billion-a-year global denim industry.” —David Futrelle, Los Angeles Times

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“A fascinating chronicle of the $55-billion-a-year global denim industry.” —David Futrelle, Los Angeles Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393335422
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/20/2009
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Part 1
The Subversive Ecosystem     13
The Vegetable Lamb Conquers the World     30
White Gold and All-Tex Quickie     46
The Little Volcanoes We Carry     54
These Galoshes Were Made for Walking     70
The Particular Dream of Cheesecake Ends     81
Part 2
God's Nectar and Other Denim You Don't Know You Wear     93
Urinating on Your Jeans Just Makes Good Sense     125
How the West Was Won     138
A Society of the Mind and Other Atmospheric Contaminants     145
The Artisan of Unbearable Shopping     156
Part 3
In the Living We Lose Control     167
The Ghosts in the Trees     180
The Long Arm of the Non-Law     209
Three Men and a Foreign Policy     223
A Village with No Daughters     241
Part 4
Knock, Knock, Knockin' on Factory Doors     251
A View of One's Own Fatigued Auditor     270
The Third Party, Exhibit A: The Two-second Handshake     282
The Third Party, Exhibit B: The Last-Minute Orgy and Other Shoppers' Delights     289
The Guardians of Edun     294
Epilogue     312
Acknowledgments     321
Notes     325
Index     335

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