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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Oxford World's Classics)

 
 
 
 
The Theory of the Leisure Class (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Thorstein Veblen
ISBN 13: 9780199552580
ISBN 10: 199552584
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2009-07-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $14.95
 
 

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.