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Old age and the search for security : an American social history

Author: Carole Haber; Brian Gratton
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993.
Series: Interdisciplinary studies in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most important contribution to the history of aging in America in more than a decade. A major revisionary interpretation for all readers.

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Genre/Form: History
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Haber, Carole, 1951-
Old age and the search for security.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)654711377
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Haber; Brian Gratton
ISBN: 0253326915 9780253326911 025320836X 9780253208361
OCLC Number: 27429515
Description: xv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Historians and the History of Old Age in America --
1. The Families of the Old --
2. Wealth and Poverty: The Economic Well-Being of the Aged --
3. Work and Retirement --
4. The Threat of the Almshouse --
5. Advice to the Old --
6. A New History of Old Age.
Series Title: Interdisciplinary studies in history.
Responsibility: Carole Haber and Brian Gratton.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/329161#Topic\/vieillesse_etats_unis_histoire<\/a>> # Vieillesse--\u00C9tats-Unis--Histoire<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Vieillesse--\u00C9tats-Unis--Histoire<\/span>\"@fr<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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