The Complete Footwear Dictionary, 2nd.Ed. has been designed as a valuable and authoritative reference guide for all segments of the footwear industry as well as for medical practitioners involved in footwear. Edited by William A. Rossi, perhaps "the ultimate scholar" in his
field, this practical volume can quickly provide information on almost any needed footwear-related terminology. The second edition has added over 800 new terms and 160 illustrations to the nearly 4000 terms and definitions contained in the original edition. Terminology of every known shoe-related subject is covered and fully cross-referenced for easy search. Fabrics and materials, fashion and styling, manufacture and sale, shoe retailing terms, anatomy of the foot and foot
health are all addressed, making this the world's most comprehensive dictionary of its kind.