The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions

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INDEX
(Prepared by H. P. Shilston)
Ability to pay 57, 182
U+C6sthetic nausea 178
U+C6sthetic values 97, 150
Ainu of Yezo 6
American 3, 326
American farmers and city cousins 87
Andamans 6, 13
Animism 283, 285, 288
Apparel 172
Archaic structures 7
Archaic traits 212
Architecture 154, 349
Aristocratic virtues 236
Artisan class 322
Athletes and culture 297
Athletics 258, 298, 397
Banking 231
Barbarian hunting 5, 14
Barbarian leisure class 3, 7
Barbarian notions of animate 11
Bazaars 300
Beauty and fashion 177
and taste 149
and use 126-129
economic 151
of forms 151
Beliefs, economic use of 287
Belief in luck 276
Bequests 348
Birth-rate 113
Boys and fighting 250, 255
Boys’ brigades 255, 300
Brahmin India 1
Bushmen 6
Canons of taste 115
Caps and gowns 372
Captains of industry 230
Cats 140
Change and stability 201, 202
Charity 334
Chase 41
Cheapness 155, 169
Church attendance 321
City and country life 88
Class distinctions 242
Classics 394-397, 400
College sports 378
Connoisseur 74
Conscience 221
Conservation of archaic traits 212
Conservatism 188, 191
Conspicuous consumption 68
offsets to 91-93
Conspicuous leisure 35
Conspicuous waste 166
Corsets 172, 841
Courtesy 52
Cows and effect 134
Creeds 302
Devout observances 293
Devoutness 318
Dignity, derivation of 15
of priestly office 315
meaning of 15
Dogs 141
Dolicho-blond temperament 133, 197, 225
Domestic pets 139
Domestic sphere 324
Dram drinking 89
Dress and taste 131
Dress as an expression of pecu- niary culture 167
Drunkenness 70
Duels 249, 397
Economic man 241
Economic value of beliefs 287
Education and status 113
Emulation and workmanship 16
Emulation, pecuniary 22

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