Feet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia

Feet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia

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COSTUME, CLOTHES a 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.The Jordan Brand releases a new shoe every year and reintroduces an old style for one day each year in order to ... While Nike was certainly not directly responsible for the crimes, it did (and still does) spend billions of dollars targeting ... Gang members in particular want their shoes to be in pristine condition and will toss out a pair once they get scuffed or worn. ... the names of some of his characters to the shoes and featured the shoes in many of his movies, like Do The Right Thing.

Title:Feet and Footwear: A Cultural Encyclopedia
Author:Margo DeMello
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2009-09-10


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