The Theory of the Leisure Class
by Thorstein Veblen
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2012
Number of pages: 326
Classic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term 'conspicuous consumption', exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture. Since first appearing in 1899, it has become a classic of social theory that has contributed to the modernization of economic policy.
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