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The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

The Theory of the Leisure Class

The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
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Feb 01, 1994 | 416 Pages
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    Feb 01, 1994 | 416 Pages

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Table Of Contents

The Theory of the Leisure Class – Thorstein Veblen Introduction by Robert Lekachman
Preface
Chapter I: Introductory
Chapter II: Pecuniary Emulation
Chapter III: Conspicuous Leisure
Chapter IV: Conspicuous Consumption
Chapter V: The Pecuniary Standards of Living
Chapter VI: Pecuniary Canons of Taste
Chapter VII: Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture
Chapter VIII: Industrial Exemption and Conservatism
Chapter IX: The Conservation of Archaic Traits
Chapter X: Modern Survivals of Prowess
Chapter XI: The Belief in Luck
Chapter XII: Devout Observances
Chapter XIII: Survivals of the Non-Invidious Interest
Chapter XIV: The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture

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