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Thorstein Veblen

Economist, Sociologist (30-Jul-1857 — 3-Aug-1929)


Doug Brown (editor). Thorstein Veblen in the Twenty-First Century: A Commemoration of The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899-1999). Edward Elgar. 1998. 224pp.

Stanley Matthew Daugert. The Philosophy of Thorstein Veblen. King's Crown Press. 1950. 134pp.

John P. Diggins. The Bard of Savagery: Thorstein Veblen and Modern Social Theory. Seabury Press. 1978. 257pp.

John Patrick Diggins. Thorstein Veblen: Theorist of the Leisure Class. Princeton University Press. 1999. 310pp.

Joseph Dorfman. Thorstein Veblen and His America. Viking Press. 1934. 554pp.

Douglas F. Dowd. Thorstein Veblen. Washington Square Press. 1966. 205pp.

Stephen Edgell. Veblen in Perspective: His Life and Thought. M. E. Sharpe. 2001. 207pp.

J. A. Hobson. Veblen. Chapman and Hall. 1936. 227pp.

Irving Louis Horowitz (editor). Veblen's Century: A Collective Portrait. Transaction Publishers. 2002. 301pp.

Elizabeth Watkins Jorgensen; Henry Irvin Jorgensen. Thorstein Veblen: Victorian Firebrand. M. E. Sharpe. 1999. 280pp.

Janet T. Knoedler; Robert E. Prasch; Dell P. Champlin (editors). Thorstein Veblen and the Revival of Free Market Capitalism. Edward Elgar Publishing. 2007. 239pp.

Ken McCormick. Veblen in Plain English: A Complete Introduction to Thorstein Veblen's Economics. Cambria. 2006. 172pp.

Louis Patsouras. Thorstein Veblen and the American Way of Life. Black Rose Books. 2004. 289pp.

David Riesman. Thorstein Veblen: A Critical Interpretation. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1953. 221pp.

Bernard Rosenberg. The Values of Veblen: A Critical Appraisal. Public Affairs Press. 1956. 127pp.

David Seckler. Thorstein Veblen and the Institutionalists: A Study in the Social Philosophy of Economics. Colorado Associated University Press. 1975. 160pp.

Michael Spindler. Veblen and Modern America: Revolutionary Iconoclast. Pluto Press. 2002. 175pp.

Richard Victor Teggart. Thorstein Veblen: A Chapter in American Economic Thought. University of California Press. 1932. 126pp.

Rick Tilman. The Intellectual Legacy of Thorstein Veblen: Unresolved Issues. Greenwood Publishing Group. 1996. 259pp.

Rick Tilman. Thorstein Veblen and His Critics, 1891-1963: Conservative, Liberal, and Radical Perspectives. Princeton University Press. 1992. 356pp.

Rick Tilman. Thorstein Veblen, John Dewey, C. Wright Mills and the Generic Ends of Life. Rowman & Littlefield. 2004. 295pp.

John Cunningham Wood (editor). Thorstein Veblen: Critical Assessments. Routledge. 1993. 512pp.


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