Excerpt from The Symbolism of the Shoe With Special Reference to Jewish Sources Even the shoe has its history, its significance. Many a custom in connexion with the shoe which we practise blindly to this very day becomes of interest to the student of the history of civilization so soon as we set out to trace it to its beginnings. Then much that was unintelligible becomes clear, and new light is thrown upon many a popular custom. The following is intended as a modest contribution on the subject of the symbolism of the shoe. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.