On Foot: A History of Walking

On Foot: A History of Walking


By (author) Joseph A Amato, By (author) Samuel Chambers

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  • Publisher: New York University Press
  • Format: Hardback | 333 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 229mm x 31mm | 567g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2004
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0814705022
  • ISBN 13: 9780814705025
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Sales rank: 1,716,585

Product description

In this lively social history, Amato, author of Dust, tells the large-scale and small-scale stories of what was man's first mode of travel--walking.

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Review quote

"This is a fascinating book, extremely knowledgeable and ambitious, thought provoking in the best sense. Simply put: a very imaginative presentation and, someone has to say it, not at all pedestrian."-Peter Stearns, author of "Anxious Parents"