The standard book about the shoe industry by Max Blattner. All the information available about shoes and their manufacture. The comprehensive textbook, which can also serve as an ideal teaching aid, is subdivided into ten main chapters that cover in detail all the major issues of the general topic, from the anatomy of the foot and materials for shoe manufacture through to important facts about shoe care.

Drawings and colour illustrations clarify the information provided. The acquired knowledge can be quizzed and enhanced with the help of a comprehensive list of questions following each chapter. A quick piece of information: The glossary explains important technical terms briefly and concisely. An alphabetical index is provided for keyword searches.