Thorstein Veblen: Victorian Firebrand

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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Photos -- 1. Introduction -- 2. University of Chicago Beginnings -- 3. The Immigrants -- 4. Carleton -- 5. Tampering with the Sacrament -- 6. Student Relations -- 7. Miss Hardy -- 8. "The Wind on the Heath" -- 9. "The Wind on the Heath Has Fallen Dead" -- 10. Chicago, 1896-1899 -- 11. A Book to Be Read for Amusement? -- 12. Triggs and Mrs. Triggs -- 13. Out of Chicago -- 14. The Corner of Indecision -- 15. Stanford -- 16. Where the Rolling Foothills Rise -- 17. A Dossier of Positive Statements -- 18. His Last Few Days of Honor and Competence -- 19. The Station to Nowhere -- 20. Miss Havisham Takes the Stand -- 21. Happily Ever After -- 22. World War I Ends -- 23. A Land Where Even the Old Are Fair? -- 24. "I Will Arise and Go Now" -- 25. After All -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Authors

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THORSTEIN VEBLEN: Victorian Firebrand

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A conspicuously flawed biography about the subversive economist who coined the term "conspicious consumption.— Veblen (1857—1929) wore out welcomes at Cornell, the University of Chicago, Stanford ... Read full review

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A Dossier of Positive Statements
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The Station to Nowhere
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Happily Ever After
145
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