What is a "walking society"? A society that is in motion, that is setting out forsomewhere. And what connects the individuals in this society with the groundthey stand on? It's their shoes, of course. The book tells the story of the Camperbrand while at the same time unfurling a range of related themes, from theanatomy of the foot to the cultural history of the shoe. All of which leads toa visual exploration of our "walking society.