The Theory of the Leisure Class
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The Theory of the Leisure Class

By Thorstein Veblen
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Table of Contents
  • THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASS
  • Contents
  • Chapter One ~~ Introductory
  • Chapter Two ~~ Pecuniary Emulation
  • Chapter Three ~~ Conspicuous Leisure
  • Chapter Four ~~ Conspicuous Consumption
  • Chapter Five ~~ The Pecuniary Standard of Living
  • Chapter Six ~~ Pecuniary Canons of Taste
  • Chapter Seven ~~ Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture
  • Chapter Eight ~~ Industrial Exemption and Conservatism
  • Chapter Nine ~~ The Conservation of Archaic Traits
  • Chapter Ten ~~ Modern Survivals of Prowess
  • Chapter Eleven ~~ The Belief in Luck
  • Chapter Twelve ~~ Devout Observances
  • Chapter Thirteen ~~ Survivals of the Non-Invidious Interests
  • Chapter Fourteen ~~ The Higher Learning as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture
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