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An edition of The theory of the leisure class (1899)

The theory of the leisure class

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261

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Considered the first in-depth critique of consumerism, economist Thorstein Veblen's 1899 book The Theory of the Leisure Class has come to be regarded as one of the great works of economic theory. Using contemporary and anthropological accounts, Veblen held that our economic and social norms are driven by traces of our early tribal life, rather than ideas of utility.

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The Theory Of The Leisure Class
June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
Paperback in English
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The theory of the leisure class
1994, Dover Publications
in English
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The theory of the leisure class
1992, Transaction Publishers
in English
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The theory of the leisure class.: With an introd. by John Kenneth Galbraith.
1973, Houghton Mifflin
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The theory of the leisure class: an economic study of institutions
1912, The Macmillan Company; [etc., etc.]
- [New ed.]

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New Brunswick, U.S.A

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1899. With new introduction.
Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
305.5/234
Library of Congress
HB831 .V4 1991, HB831.V4 1991

The Physical Object

Pagination
261 p. ;
Number of pages
261

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1544647M
ISBN 10
1560005629
LCCN
91023747
Library Thing
5501
Goodreads
3566097

First Sentence

"The institution of a leisure class is found in its best development at the higher stages of the barbarian culture; as, for instance, in feudal Europe or feudal Japan."

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