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The theory of the leisure class

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Publish Date
Publisher
Dover Publications
Language
English
Pages
244

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

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New York

Edition Notes

"Unabridged"--Cover.
Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1899. With new introduction.

Series
Dover thrift editions

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
305.5/234
Library of Congress
HB831 .V4 1994, HB831 .V4 1994b, HB831.V4 1

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 244 p. ;
Number of pages
244

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1431432M
Internet Archive
theoryofleisure00vebl
ISBN 10
0486280624
LC Control Number
93042900
Library Thing
5501
Goodreads
318381

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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