Theory of the Leisure Class
of Veblen's best known book, from the website of the University of Virginia.
Chapter 4 is on "Conspicuous
Consumption," a term he coined.
biography. From a website of Canadian lawyer Peter Landry.
Veblen on the Fur Trade and American Indians
Wilbur R. Jacobs' Indians as Ecologists and Other Environmental Themes
in American Frontier History. Summarizes Veblen's denunciation of
what he saw as an exploitation of the American Indian.
along with hyperlinks to numerous articles by the economist. From the
website of McMaster University in Ontario.
From Encarta, the
writings are sized up in three paragraphs excerpted from a book by Mark
Thorstein: Social Critic, Economist
biography from the website of the University of Wisconsin.
American Thought: Thorstein Veblen
Biography from the website of the Radical Academy.