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Old age in European society

Peter N. Stearns

Old age in European society

the case of France

by Peter N. Stearns

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- France -- History.,
    • Old age assistance -- France -- History.,
    • Older people -- Care -- France -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPeter N. Stearns.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.F7 S73 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. ;
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4591425M
      ISBN 100856643076
      LC Control Number77353637


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