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Shoes and Boots By Fiona Macdonald

Shoes and Boots by Fiona Macdonald

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Takes a comprehensive look at the history of shoes and boots. This work contains details ranging from strips of fur wound around the feet and legs by prehistoric hunters, to 10,000-year-old moccasins; from Chinese foot-binding, to Native American snowshoes; from glam-rock platforms and designer trainers, to ski boots and scuba-diving flippers.

Shoes and Boots Summary

Shoes and Boots by Fiona Macdonald

This work contains details about shoes and boots ranging from strips of fur wound around the feet and legs by prehistoric hunters, to 10,000-year-old moccasins; from ancient Egyptian papyrus-reed sandals to the wolly socks worn by Roman soldiers; from Chinese foot-binding, to Native American snowshoes; from glam-rock platforms and designer trainers, to ski boots and scuba-diving flippers. How did different styles of footwear develop? What are the traditions behind different types of shoes and sandals? How have fashion fads or practical needs dictated the items we wear on out feet? It takes a comprehensive look at the history of shoes and boots!

Additional information

GOR003245970
9781860079801
1860079806
Shoes and Boots by Fiona Macdonald
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2006-08-10
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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