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Thorstein Veblen

The Theory of the Leisure Class

415 printed pages
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  • Дашаhas quoted3 years ago
    (2) subsistence must be obtainable on sufficiently easy terms to admit of the exemption of a considerable portion of the community from steady application to a routine of labour.
  • Дашаhas quoted3 years ago
    The conditions apparently necessary to its emergence in a consistent form are: (1) the community must be of a predatory habit of life
  • Ekaterina Kolesnikhas quoted3 years ago
    practice of seizing women from the enemy as trophies, gave rise to a form of ownership-marriage, resulting in a household with a male head

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