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Old Age from Antiquity to Post-Modernity

Edited by Paul Johnson, Pat Thane

Routledge – 1998 – 244 pages

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Based on themes such as status and welfare, Old Age from Antiquity to Post-Modernity examines the role of the elderly in history. This empirical study represents a substantial contribution to both the historical understanding of old age in past societies as well as the discussion of the contribution of post-modernism to historical scholarship.

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Description: Edited by Paul Johnson, Pat Thane. Based on themes such as status and welfare, Old Age from Antiquity to Post-Modernity examines the role of the elderly in history. This empirical study represents a substantial contribution to both the historical understanding of old age in past societies...
Categories: World/International History, Medieval History 400-1500, Early Modern History 1500-1750, Modern History 1750-1945, Contemporary History 1945-, History of Medicine, Social & Cultural History