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Footwear through the Ages, brought to you by Gale®, a part of Cengage Learning, a world leader in e-research and
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with any web browser. Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the
present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to
tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how
clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs.