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The Art of the Shoe

The Art of the Shoe

What is more ordinary than a pair of shoes? In a world where shoes have become objects of mass consumption, these accessories are rid of any significance. Supporting her analysis with an iconography, the author gives the commonplace objects a universal quality that sheds light on... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781780429588
Barcode 9781780429588
Published 8 May 2012 by Parkstone International
Available in PDF format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Bossan, Marie-Josephe
Series Temporis
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781780429588
ISBN-10 1780429584
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Parkstone International
Imprint Parkstone International
Publication Date 8 May 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format PDF ebook
Author(s) By Bossan, Marie-Josephe
Series Temporis
Category Textile Arts
Industrial / Commercial Art & Design
Fashion Design
History of Specific Subjects
Costume, Clothes & Fashion
Number of Pages 273
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Design & Commercial Art
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 391.413
Catalogue Code 398157

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Abandoning a French look on the subject, Mrs. Bossan, the author, develops her study with a dichotomous vision: that of time that touches the history of mankind and that of geography and sociology, which lead to an almost ethnographic analysis. The author dissects the shoe and all that surrounds it: from its history to painting and literature. After this book, it will be difficult to publish a book with a more complete treatment of the subject. Illustrated with an iconography that is exceptional both for its aestheticism and the pieces chosen, this book is a reference for historians, sociologists and for the fashion victims and designers...

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