...Source: The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions (George Allen and Unwin, 1925), 167–87.It will be in place, by way of illustration, to show in some detail how the economic principles so far set forth apply...
...‘Oh! They just took it.’The North American economist, Thorstein Veblen (1857–1929), whose book The Theory of the Leisure Class was published in 1899, remains our contemporary in ways that neither Carlyle or Spencer have been able...
...A North American economist and sociologist, Thorstein Veblen (1857–1929) was an unrelenting critic of late nineteenth-century industrial society and in particular of the hierarchy of values associated with its dominant group, which Veblen...
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