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The values of Veblen

Bernard Rosenberg

The values of Veblen

a critical appraisal.

by Bernard Rosenberg

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Published by Public Affairs Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929

  • Edition Notes

    StatementForeword by Max Lerner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB119.V4 R6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6199694M
    LC Control Number56008544
    OCLC/WorldCa331853

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction Finalist for the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction. An exuberant, one-of-a-kind novel about love and family, war and nature, new money and old values by a brilliant New Yorker contributor. The Portable Veblen is a dazzlingly original novel that's as big-hearted as it is laugh-out-loud funny. Set in and around Palo Alto, amid the culture. The book's effectiveness was enhanced by Veblen's seemingly dispassionate and impersonal style. In fact it was a savage and frequently ironic if extremely erudite assault on current values. John Kenneth Galbraith has called it one of only two books by nineteenth-century economists that is still read.

    The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: McKenzie, Elizabeth. The Portable Veblen. Penguin, The Portable Veblen is a novel centering around the newly engaged couple of Veblen Amundesn-Hovda and Paul Vreeland. Veblen and Paul both live in modern-day Palo Alto. Not until , when Veblen did he attain the rank of instructor. His first book, The Theory of the Leisure Class, subtitled An Economic Study of Institutions, was published in Still read today, it represents the essence of most of his thinking. Veblen sought to apply Darwin’s evolutionism to the study of modern economic life.

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction. Finalist for the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction. An exuberant, one-of-a-kind novel about love and family, war and nature, new money and old values by a brilliant New Yorker contributor The Portable Veblen is a dazzlingly original novel that’s as big-hearted as it is laugh-out-loud funny. Set in and around Palo Alto, amid the culture. Thorstein Veblen Thorstein Bunde Veblen (–) Thorstein Bunde Veblen (J – August 3, ) was an American economist and sociologist of Norwegian origins and head of the Efficiency Movement, most famous for his Theory of the Leisure Class ().


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