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The Sports Shoe - A History from Field to Fashion

The Sports Shoe - A History from Field to Fashion

Author: Thomas Turner
$50.00(AUD)  inc GST
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The story of the sneaker's rise from the first Victorian tennis shoes to the Nike Air Max and beyond Moving from the athletic field to the shopping mall, Thomas Turner tells a fresh story of the evolution of the sports shoe against the changing landscape of society, sport, fashion, industry, and technology. The Sports Shoetakes us on a journey from the first Victorian tennis shoes to the adidas Superstar and the innovative technologies of Nike Air Max. Featuring newly uncovered archival material and historic images showcasing key personalities, vintage marketing and common perceptions of this hugely desirable product, this book is a must-have for any sneaker collector, historian of popular culture, or anyone interested in the place of athletic footwear in our lives today.

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General Fields

  • : 9781474281799
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • : Bloomsbury Visual Arts
  • : January 2019
  • : ---length:- '11.024'width:- '8.268'units:- Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Thomas Turner
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 296