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Shoes: A History From Sandals to Sneakers
From practical wardrobe accessories to objects of desire, this book is a stunning visual and fascinating historical reference exploring every aspect of shoes. From ancient times to the present, shoes have been so much more than things to walk in. We use them to signal how fashionable we are, but beyond style, shoes can communicate our sexual desires, aesthetic sense, ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published October 25th 2011 by Bloomsbury Academic
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Giorgio Riello is Professor of Global History and Culture at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. He has written on early modern textiles, dress and fashion in Europe and Asia.More about Giorgio Riello...