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The Theory of the Leisure Class

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The Theory of the Leisure Class
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ISBN/ASIN: B001UZLC06
Number of pages: 426

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Classic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term 'conspicuous consumption', exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture. Since first appearing in 1899, it has become a classic of social theory that has contributed to the modernization of economic policy.

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