Feet And Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia

Feet And Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0313357145
  • ISBN 13: 9780313357145


COSTUME, CLOTHES & FASHION. This one-of-a-kind, A-to-Z reference work contains over 150 fascinating entries and intriguing sidebars that look at feet and adornment of feet across the many culturesof the world throughout time. A wide range of international and multicultural topics are covered, including footbinding, fetishes, diseases, customs and beliefs, shoe construction, myths and folktales, the history of footwear, iconic brands and types of shoes, removing shoes upon entering a house, covering feet up for social customs, and the types of footwear worn around the world.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Greenwood
  • Language: En
  • Format: print
  • Dimensions: xxii, 360 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Pages: 360
  • Date Published: 2009
  • Authors: Margo Demello