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  1. Old Age from Antiquity to Post-Modernity

    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 as well as the discussion of the...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women and Ageing in British Society since 1500

    By Lynn Botelho, Pat Thane

    Series: Women And Men In History

    Women have always made up the majority of older people: this examination of the lives of elderly women in Britain in the period 1500 to the present reveals attitudes towards the ageing process. It sheds light on household structures as well as wider issues - including the history of the family...

    Published January 2nd 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Foundations of the Welfare State

    2nd Edition

    By Pat Thane

    Series: Longman Social Policy In Britain Series

    A fully revised and rewritten second edition of a book which is now regarded as a classic. Takes full advantage of new research and places strong emphasis on voluntary action and the role of women in the shaping of social policy.It retains the excellent historical perspective that makes it unique...

    Published November 22nd 1996 by Routledge

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