Conspicuous Consumption

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With its wry portrayal of a shallow, materialistic ‘leisure class’ obsessed by clothes, cars, consumer goods and climbing the social ladder, this withering satire on modern capitalism is as pertinent today as when it was written over a century ago.

ISBN: 9780141023984 Author: Veblen, Thorstein Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 25th August 2005 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 305.5234 (edition:22) Pages: 102 Readership: College - higher education / Code: F Category: Subjects: ,

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With its wry portrayal of a shallow, materialistic ‘leisure class’ obsessed by clothes, cars, consumer goods and climbing the social ladder, this withering satire on modern capitalism is as pertinent today as when it was written over a century ago.

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