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A Veblen Treasury: From Leisure Class to War, Peace and Capitalism : From Leisure Class to War, Peace and Capitalism - Rick Tilman

A Veblen Treasury: From Leisure Class to War, Peace and Capitalism

From Leisure Class to War, Peace and Capitalism

Hardcover Published: 1st March 1994
ISBN: 9781563242618
Number Of Pages: 448

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Editor's Introduction
The Theory of the Leisure Class
Prefacep. 3
Introductoryp. 5
Pecuniary Emulationp. 16
Conspicuous Leisurep. 23
Conspicuous Consumptionp. 40
The Pecuniary Standard of Livingp. 57
Pecuniary Canons of Tastep. 64
Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culturep. 90
In Criticism of Economists
Industrial and Pecuniary Employmentsp. 103
Why Is Economics Not an Evolutionary Science?p. 129
The Preconceptions of Economic Sciencep. 144
The Socialist Economics of Karl Marx and His Followersp. 164
The Basis of Social Institutions
Races and Peoplesp. 179
The Instinct of Workmanshipp. 185
Ownership and the Industrial Artsp. 196
The Discipline of the Machinep. 203
On the Merits of Borrowingp. 212
On the Penalty of Taking the Leadp. 221
The Case of the United States
The Captain of Industryp. 231
The Independent Farmerp. 242
The Country Townp. 250
Culture, Religion, and Education
The Place of Science in Modern Civilizationp. 267
The Intellectual Pre-Eminence of Jews in Modern Europep. 285
Christian Morals and the Competitive Systemp. 293
Salesmanship and the Churchesp. 304
The Higher Learningp. 309
The "Great Man" and His "Just" Rewardsp. 328
On War, Peace, and Capitalism
The Dynastic State: The Case of Germanyp. 335
Peace and the Price Systemp. 350
Review of J.M. Keynes, The Economic Consequences of the Peacep. 388
Books and Articles by Thorstein Veblenp. 395
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 396
Indexp. 397
About the Editorp. 403
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ISBN: 9781563242618
ISBN-10: 1563242613
Series: Studies in Institutional Economics Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st March 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.84

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