Shoes : a history from sandals to sneakers /

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Other Authors: Riello, Giorgio., McNeil, Peter, 1966-
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2006.
Edition:English ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A long walk: shoes, people and places / Giorgio Riello and Peter McNeil
  • STEP 1. A FOOT IN THE PAST: Beneath their shining feet: shoes and sandals in classical Greece / Sue Blundell
  • Sumptuous shoes: making and wearing in medieval Italy / Maria Giuseppina Muzzarelli
  • Courtly lady or courtesan? the Venetian chopine in the Renaissance / Andrea Vianello
  • Walking the streets of London and Paris in the Enlightenment / Peter McNeil and Giorgio Riello
  • War Wellingtons: military footwear in the Age of Empire / Alison Matthews David
  • The perils of choice: women's footwear in nineteenth-century America / Nancy Rexford
  • STEP 2. ENCOUNTERS AND CULTURAL INTERACTIONS: Purity, pollution and place in traditional Japanese footwear / Martha Chaiklin
  • Interrogating Africa's past: footwear amongst the Yoruba / Tunde M. Akinwumi
  • A dream of butterflies? shoes in Chinese culture / Paola Zamperini
  • STEP 3. SHOES, BODIES AND IDENTITIES: Fashioning masculinity: men's footwear and modernity / Christopher Breward
  • A delicate balance: women, power and high heels / Elizabeth Semmelhack
  • Shoes and the erotic imagination / Valerie Steele
  • Sex and sin: the magic of red shoes / Hilary Davidson
  • Beyond the rainbow: queer shoes / Clare Lomas, Peter McNeil and Sally Gray
  • STEP 4. REPRESENTATION AND SELF-PRESENTATION: Made in Italy: Ferragamo and twentieth-century fashion / Stefania Ricci
  • Style through design: form and function / Giovanni Luigi Fontana
  • Sole representation: shoe imagery and twentieth-century art / Julia Pine
  • Limousines for the feet: the rhetoric of trainers / Alison Gill
  • Conclusion. The male Cinderella: shoes, genius and fantasy / Peter McNeil and Giorgio Riello.