History of old age : from antiquity to the Renaissance (Book, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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History of old age : from antiquity to the Renaissance

Author: Georges Minois
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the ways in which old age was perceived in Western culture and society, considering the interrelation of literary, religious, medical and political factors. From ancient Palestine and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Minois
ISBN: 0226530310 9780226530314 0745605494 9780745605494
OCLC Number: 60170293
Description: [1 volume]
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Responsibility: Georges Minois ; translated by Sarah Hanbury Tenison.

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