Concepts of Luxury and Waste in American Radicalism, 1880–1929

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Riukulehto, Sulevi
The Concepts of Luxury and Waste in American Radicalism, 1880–1929
Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae. Humaniora 296
Saarijärvi 1998, 239 pp.
At the turn of the century, a specific discussion on luxury arose in America as a part of a world-wide discourse on modern capitalism. In this interdisciplinary study, the discourse is captured through the main concepts of luxury and waste in the works of seven American radical authors: Thorstein Veblen, Richard Ely, Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, George Herron, Ignatius Donnelly and Eugene Debs. As a conclusion, a new typology of consumption critique is presented by the author
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ISBN 951-41-0850-7
ISSN 1239-6982
Vetenskapsgrenar Litteraturvetenskap
Språk engelska
Publikationens omslag Mjuk pärm
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