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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Unabridged)

 
 
 
 
The Theory of the Leisure Class (Unabridged)
Author: Thoirstein Veblen
ISBN 13: 9780140187953
ISBN 10: 140187952
Edition: Dover Thrift Edition
Publisher: Dover
Publication Date: 1994
Format: Paperback
Pages: 244
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Classic of economic and social theory offers satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term "conspicuous consumption," exposing the emptiness of many standards of taste, education, dress, and culture.

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**** Reprint of the classic Macmillan text of 1889. Recommended by Books for College Libraries 3rd ed.. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.