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

The theory of the leisure class

an economic study of institutions

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This edition was published in by The Macmillan Company; [etc., etc.] in New York.

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

First published in 1899



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."

Work Description

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.

The theory of the leisure class

an economic study of institutions

[New ed.]

This edition was published in by The Macmillan Company; [etc., etc.] in New York.


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HB831 .V4

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7165754M
Internet Archive
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LC Control Number
12005177
OCLC/WorldCat
1116674
Library Thing
5501

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