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Weakness New machine so untested in war. Prone to jamming. © Thinkstock; Nicolle Fuller 06 Turn of the tide 37 Through History FOOTWEA From the practical to the bizarre, we showcase the superstars and outcasts of the shoe world ROMAN EMPIRE, 1ST CENTURY BCE CHOPINE 15TH CENTURY, ITALY Platform shoes were worn in Medieval times to protect the wearers from mud and excrement, but chopines soon developed into something more artistic and fashionable. Worn by both courtesans and wealthy men and women alike, they became taller and taller and constantly more ornate.

Rome expands into subSaharan Africa. 461-475 O No more war? The Goths are assimilated, preventing their plunder in Thrace. With British territory stabilised, Rome trains on Scandinavia and the Ukraine, forming a frontier across the Baltic states. The ensuing massive cost entails harsh taxes, provoking empire-wide rioting. 378-415 standard of living. But if the empire is not to fall, ambitions of conquest must be held in check, maintaining the delicate balance of international relations. /AllAboutHistory @AboutHistoryMag O Fall of the Western Empire King Odoacer deposes Emperor Romulus Augustus and sends the imperial regalia to the emperor of the Eastern Empire at Constantinople.

These were made of soft leather and had air-padded soles made from tyres. After the war, he made a business of his comfort-fit boots, with 80 per cent of sales in the first decade going to women over 40. When they went on sale in the UK in 1960, they were mostly worn by postmen, police officers and factory workers, but by the early-1980s they had become a fashion statement, worn by skinheads, punks and members of other youth subcultures. Dr Martens have become a symbol of rebellion OKOBO JAPAN, 17TH CENTURY The original geishas were men, entertaining customers who had come to see courtesans in ‘pleasure gardens’ of the shogunate.

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