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Title:
Feet and footwear : a cultural encyclopedia
Author:
DeMello, Margo.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xxii, 360 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Achilles -- Acupuncture -- Adidas -- Advertising -- Africa -- Alaska -- American Podiatric Medical Association -- Amputation -- Animal feet -- Arctic Region -- Athlete's foot -- Athletic shoes -- Australopithecus footprints -- Ballet shoes -- Bare feet -- Bata Shoe Museum -- Beliefs -- Birkenstocks -- Blahnik, Manolo -- Blisters, bunions, calluses, and corns -- "Blue Suede Shoes" -- Boots -- Bowling shoes -- Candie's -- Celebrity endorsements -- China -- Chao, Jimmy -- Christianity -- "Cinderella" -- Class -- Classical civilizations -- Cleats and spikes -- Clogs -- Club foot -- Cobbler -- Cole, Kenneth -- Concealment shoes -- Converse -- Cordwainer -- Cowboy boots -- Crocs -- Crush videos -- Dance shoes -- Diabetes -- Disorders and injuries -- Dr. Martens -- Dr. Scholl's -- Earth Shoes -- Egypt -- "The Elves and the Shoemaker" -- Eroticism -- Espadrille -- Europe -- Fairy tales -- Fashion industry -- Ferragamo, Salvatore -- Fetishes -- Flat feet and fallen arches -- Flip flops -- Florsheim -- Foot and shoe adornment -- Foot binding -- Foot care products -- Foot massage -- Foot odor -- Foot structure -- Foot washing -- Frederick's of Hollywood -- Galoshes -- Gender -- Go go boots -- Golf shoes -- Grauman's Chinese Theatre -- Greece -- Hammer toe -- Hanes -- Henna -- High heels -- Hosiery -- Huarache -- Hush Puppies -- India -- Ingrown toenails -- In Her Shoes -- Islam -- Jack boots -- Japan -- Jogging shoe -- John, Elton -- Jordan, Michael -- Judaism -- Keds -- Kinky Boots -- Korea -- Leather -- L'eggs -- Lifts -- Marcos, Imelda -- Men's shoes -- Middle East -- Military shoes and boots -- Moccasins -- Morton's neuroma -- Motorcycle boot -- National Podiatric Medical Association -- Native American -- Neuroma -- New Balance -- Nike -- The Old Woman Who lived In A Shoe -- Orthopedic shoes -- Orthotics -- Overshoes -- Parker, Sarah Jessica -- Patent leather -- Payless Shoe Source -- Pedicure -- Plains Indians -- Plantar warts -- Platform shoes -- Podiatry -- Polydactyly -- "The Princess and The Golden Shoes" -- Prosthetics -- Proverbs -- Pumps -- "The Red Shoes" -- The Red Shoes -- Red Wing -- Reebok -- Reflexology -- Rome -- Running shoes -- Sabotage -- Sandals -- Sex and the City -- Shoe care and repair -- Shoe etiquette -- Shoe fasteners -- Shoemakers -- Shoemakers guilds -- Shoemaking -- Shoe shine and polish -- Shoe sizes -- Shoe stores -- Shoe structure -- The Shoes That Were Danced to Pieces -- Simpson, 0.]. -- Skateboarding shoes -- Skates -- Slippers -- Sneakers -- Snow shoes -- Socks -- Southwest Indians -- Spice Girls -- Spikes -- Sport sandals -- Stilettos -- Sumptuary laws -- These Boots Are Made For Walkin -- Toenails -- Torture -- Transgender shoes -- Uggs -- United States -- Vans -- Vegan shoes -- Vulcanization -- Webbed toes -- Wedding shoes -- Wellington boot -- The Wizard of OZ.
ISBN:
9780313357145

9780313357152
Format :
Book