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The rise and change of high heels

How the high heel has changed over the centuries: originally developed for men, to its association with sex today. Laurie Taylor Elizabeth Semmelhack, Senior Curator of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Tim Edwards, Honorary Fellow in Sociology at the University of Leicester and Naomi Braithwaite, Senior Lecturer in the School of Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University.

First broadcast on Thinking Allowed, 12 November 2018.

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