Old Age from Antiquity to Post-Modernity
Edited by Paul Johnson, Pat Thane
Routledge – 1998 – 256 pages
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.