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"In his first and most fascinating book, Veblen was mocking a process as old as civilization. He expressed his skepticism in a rough-hewn prose style which made him the most impressive American satirist of his day."
"Every brash, upcoming generation should discover Veblen, and most complacent adults need to rediscover him."
—The Minneapolis Tribune--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
This review calls for some humility – it's like being asked to review Shakespeare and asked whether It is any good. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Geoffrey E. Hart
I had to read this for a theory class and while many of the concepts mentioned in this book have been classically canonized and should be learned for the sake of knowledge and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Adella
I simply delight in the way Veblen writes about his topic., This particular piece still hits the nail on the head today.Published 5 months ago by Malcolm L. Floyd
This is an unusual and unique book, unlike many other books I've read. Over the course of reading it, thoughts kept coming to mind like "Is this serious? Read morePublished 13 months ago by zkcom1
Thorstein Veblen was an American economist, who wrote this, his magnum opus, in 1899. In the subject line are six descriptive adjectives for him, the first two I borrowed from... Read morePublished 14 months ago by John P. Jones III
Excellent. How many more words must I write to be polite? Seriously, if one is satisfied
stop with the word requirements!
Excellent, polite customer service and very speedy processing. This product received is exactly as pictured. I am pleased. Will order again from these nice people.Published 18 months ago by bryan kendall