The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study in the Evolution of Institutions.
by Veblen, Thorstein
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The Theory of the Leisure Class is a book, first published in 1899, by the Norwegian-American economist Thorstein Veblen while he was a professor at the University of Chicago. Veblen claimed he wrote the book as a perceptive personal essay criticizing contemporary culture, rather than as an economics textbook. Critics claim this was an excuse for his failure to cite sources.
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- The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study in the Evolution of Institutions.
- Veblen, Thorstein
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- The Macmillan Company
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- New York
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- The Theory of the Leisure Class First Edition, Thorstein Veblen First Edition
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