Growing Old in America

Growing Old in America

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A history of aging in America surveys and compares actualities and attitudes in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries and suggests practical improvements on the current inadequate system of pensions, social security, medicare, and other more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 136.1 x 203.7 x 15mm | 283.66g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • tables
  • 0195023668
  • 9780195023664

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"The only major interpretive study of a very important and, needless to say, timely subject...deserves a wide audience, not only among historians, but among members of the helping professions and all others concerned with the welfare of our senior citizens."--Journal of American Historyshow more

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