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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Dover Thrift Editions)

 
 
 
 
The Theory of the Leisure Class (Dover Thrift Editions)
Author: Thorstein Veblen
ISBN 13: 9780486280622
ISBN 10: 486280624
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1994-05-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $4.50
 
 

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.