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Handbook of the humanities and aging

Handbook of the humanities and aging

Author: Thomas R Cole; David D Van Tassel; Robert Kastenbaum
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©1992.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of the humanities and aging.
New York : Springer, ©1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Cole; David D Van Tassel; Robert Kastenbaum
ISBN: 0826162401 9780826162403
OCLC Number: 23971546
Description: xxvi, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The humanities and aging : an overview / Thomas R. Cole --
A view from antiquity : Greece, Rome, and elders / Thomas M. Falkner and Judith de Luce --
The older person in the Western world : from the Middle Ages to the industrial revolution / David G. Troyansky --
Old age in the modern and postmodern Western world / Christoph Conrad --
Aging in Eastern cultures : a historical overview / Christine W. Kiefer --
Aging and meaning : the Christian tradition / Stephen G. Post --
Aging in Judaism : "crown of glory" and "days of sorrow" / Sheldon Isenberg --
Islamic, Hindu, and Buddhist conceptions of aging / Gene R. Thursby --
Fairy tales and spiritual development in later life : the story of the shining fish / Allan B. Chinen --
Images of aging in American poetry, 1925-1985 / Carolyn H. Smith --
Old age in contemporary fiction : a new paradigm of hope / Constance Rooke. Walking to the stars / Mary G. Winkler --
The creative process : a life-span approach / Robert Kastenbaum --
Story of the shoe box : the meaning and practice of transmitting stories / Marc Kaminsky --
Literary gerontology comes of age / Anne M. Wyatt-Brown --
Aging in America : the perspective of history / Carole Haber and Brian Gratton --
Elders in world history / Peter N. Stearns --
Bioethics and aging / Harry R. Moody --
Wisdom and method : philosophical contributions to gerontology / Ronald J. Manheimer --
The older students of humanities : the seeker and the source / David Shuldiner --
Afterword : integrating the humanities into gerontologic research, training, and practice / W. Andrew Achenbaum.
Responsibility: Thomas R. Cole, David D. Van Tassel, Robert Kastenbaum, editors.


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