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The Resource The decline of life : old age in eighteenth-century England, Susannah R. Ottaway, (electronic resource)

The decline of life : old age in eighteenth-century England, Susannah R. Ottaway, (electronic resource)

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The decline of life : old age in eighteenth-century England
Title
The decline of life
Title remainder
old age in eighteenth-century England
Statement of responsibility
Susannah R. Ottaway
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eng
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MiAaPQ
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time
Series volume
39
The decline of life : old age in eighteenth-century England, Susannah R. Ottaway, (electronic resource)
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The decline of life : old age in eighteenth-century England, Susannah R. Ottaway, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-314) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Who was "old" in eighteenth-century England? -- The activities of the "helmsman" : self-reliance, work, and community expectations of the elderly -- "The comforts of a private fire-side" -- Independent but not alone : family ties for the elderly -- Community assistance to the aged under the Old Poor Law -- Continuity and change in community assistance to the elderly over the eighteenth century -- Within workhouse walls : indoor relief for the elderly -- Conclusion : old age as a useful category of historical analysis
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Extent
xiv, 322 p.
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  • online
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Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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