The history of the bandana is a truly American story. While the bandana may have its beginnings long ago and far away, it is the All-American garment nevertheless. Don't believe it?
Well, here's what you'll discover inside this book:
How Martha Washington created the first American bandana used to help win the Revolutionary War
Why bandanas were critical items for cowboys on trail drives
How bandanas played a vital role in American politics
The role of bandanas in one of our most famous (and very illegal) boxing matches
How a certain bandana saved the day for the Minnesota Twins in the 1987 World Series
The vital role red bandanas played in workers' rights movement of the 1920s
How African American women used bandanas as a sign of pride and subversiveness
The varied career of bandanas throughout the American twentieth century
Tons of uses for your bandana that you never thought of
Where to get quality bandanas at great prices and with top-notch customer service
The American bandana, born in in this country when we strove for independence against British tyranny, is an approximately 20 inch by 20 inch cloth square. You see them mostly dangling from back pockets, around heads and necks, tied to straps, and used for everything from wiping foreheads and noses to signifying group affiliations.
But the bandana is a lot more than that, really – even an upscale fashion accessory now. In this little book. you can find out why and how it is the all-American garment. So go ahead and dig in.