Veblen in Perspective: His Life and Thought (Studies in by Stephen Edgell

By Stephen Edgell

Publish yr note: First released April 21, 2001 by means of M. E. Sharpe
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This designated paintings combines an authoritative account of Veblen's lifestyles with a considerate appraisal of his interdisciplinary research of the origins, nature, and endurance of business capitalism.

The publication is going past the parable of Veblen's alleged marginality, and advances an unique interpretation of his life's paintings, with precise connection with his ethnicity and to evolutionism. within the procedure, the writer considers the highbrow resources and impression of Veblen's severe social idea, and its persisted relevance to realizing the industrial and cultural dimensions of world capitalism.

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By Stephen Edgell

Publish yr note: First released April 21, 2001 by means of M. E. Sharpe
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This designated paintings combines an authoritative account of Veblen's lifestyles with a considerate appraisal of his interdisciplinary research of the origins, nature, and endurance of business capitalism.

The publication is going past the parable of Veblen's alleged marginality, and advances an unique interpretation of his life's paintings, with precise connection with his ethnicity and to evolutionism. within the procedure, the writer considers the highbrow resources and impression of Veblen's severe social idea, and its persisted relevance to realizing the industrial and cultural dimensions of world capitalism.

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