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Veblen, Thorstein 1857-1929

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Works: 526 works in 2,656 publications in 15 languages and 59,112 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Honoree, Other
Classifications: HB831, 330.1
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The theory of the leisure class; an economic study of institutions by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

362 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The theory of business enterprise. 1904 by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

169 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1904 volume presciently criticizes the dominance of large corporations in culture and economy, contrasting the goals of business--the making of profit--with the goals of industry--the making of goods. Veblen describes the industrial system as essentially flawed in many ways
Imperial Germany and the industrial revolution by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

111 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published at the beginning of World War I, this 1915 collection brings together thirty years of writings on the social and economic conditions that brought the Germany into global conflict. He considers the ancient origins of the German people, their historic conflict with England, and the economic policy of the imperial state
The higher learning in America; a memorandum on the conduct of universities by business men by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

111 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The engineers and the price system by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

90 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place of science in modern civilisation, and other essays by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

83 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absentee ownership and business enterprise in recent times; the case of America by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

84 editions published between 1923 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Veblen by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

52 editions published between 1948 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The instinct of workmanship, and the state of the industrial arts by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

106 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in our changing order by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

54 editions published between 1934 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in Our Changing Order is the ninth volume in the collected works of America's pre-eminent social scientist, Thorstein Veblen. Each volume has a new opening essay, in this case, a comprehensive review of Veblen's work by Scott Bowman
The theory of the leisure class by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

160 editions published between 1899 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his best-known work, The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899), Veblen appropriated Darwin's theory of evolution to analyze the modern industrial system." "While industry itself demanded diligence, efficiency, and cooperation, businesspeople - in opposition to engineers and industrialists - were interested only in making money and displaying their wealth in what Veblen coined "conspicuous consumption." Veblen's keen analysis of the psychological bases of American social and economic institutions laid the foundation for the school of institutional economics."--Jacket
An inquiry into the nature of peace and the terms of its perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

57 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great thinkers of the early 20th century, American economist and sociologist THORSTEIN BUNDE VEBLEN (1857-1929) is best remembered for coining the phrase ""conspicuous consumption."" In the waning days of World War I, he turned his expertise on a pressing issue of the day: how to create a lasting, healthy peace, and how industry might contribute to it. In this 1917 book, Veblen explores ... how the concept of patriotism can undermine efforts toward peace . how modern commerce can unify nations . why honor must be sustained by surrendering nations . how war in the 20th c
The vested interests and the common man. The modern point of view and the new order by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

77 editions published between 1919 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What Veblen taught; selected writings of Thorstein Veblen by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

46 editions published between 1936 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, reviews, and reports; previously uncollected writings by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thorstein Veblen; [selections from his work by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vested interests and the state of the industrial arts ("The modern point of view and the new order") by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

6 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conspicuous consumption by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Laxdaela saga by Laxdaela saga( Book )

4 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teoría de la clase ociosa by Thorstein Veblen( Book )

44 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publicado por primera vez en 1899, Teoría de la clase ociosa sigue siendo un libro teórico indispensable para conocer la posición y el valor de "la clase ociosa" dentro del factor económico de la vida moderna. Los ejemplos que presenta para ilustrar su teoría y las premisas en que se apoya son tan actuales como en la primera década del siglo XX
 
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The theory of the leisure class; an economic study of institutions
Alternative Names
Bunde Veblen, Thorstein

Bunde Veblen, Torsten

Thorstein Bunde Veblen

Thorstein Veblen economista e sociologo statunitense

Thorstein Veblen conomiste amricain

Thorstein Veblen ekonomista i socjolog amerykański

Thorstein Veblen US-amerikanischer konom und Soziologe

Torsteins Veblens

Veblen, T. 1857-1929

Veblen, T. B. 1857-1929

Veblen, T. (Torsteĭn), 1857-1929

Veblen, Th. B.

Veblen, Thorstein

Veblen, Thorstein 1857-1929

Veblen, Thorstein B.

Veblen, Thorstein B. 1857-1929

Veblen, Thorstein Bunde

Veblen Thorstein Bunde 1857-1929

Veblen, Thorsten 1857-1929

Veblen, Torstein

Veblen Torstein 1857-1929

Veblen, Torsten

Veblen, Torsten Bunde

Θορστάιν Βέμπλεν Αμερικανός οικονομολόγος και κοινωνιολόγος

Веблен, Торстейн Бунде

Торстейн Бунде Веблен

Торстен Веблен

Торстэйн Бундэ Веблен

Թորստեյն Վեբլեն

תורסטן ובלן

تورستن وبلن اقتصاددان آمریکایی

ثورستين فيبلين

소스타인 베블런

ヴェブレン, ソースティン

ヴエブレン

ソースティン・ヴェブレン

托斯丹范伯倫

鐸斯頓惠布然

Languages
English (1,622)

Spanish (50)

German (30)

Italian (20)

French (19)

Japanese (18)

Chinese (14)

Polish (5)

Portuguese (4)

Dutch (2)

Swedish (1)

Finnish (1)

Russian (1)

Korean (1)

Czech (1)

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The theory of business enterprise. 1904Imperial Germany and the industrial revolutionThe higher learning in America; a memorandum on the conduct of universities by business menThe engineers and the price systemThe place of science in modern civilisation, and other essaysAbsentee ownership and business enterprise in recent times; the case of AmericaThe instinct of workmanship, and the state of the industrial artsEssays in our changing order