The decline of life : old age in eighteenth-century England / Susannah R. Ottaway.
The Decline of Life is an ambitious and absorbing study of old age in eighteenth-century England. Drawing on a wealth of sources - literature, correspondence, poor house and workhouse documents and diaries - Susannah Ottaway considers a wide range of experiences and expectations of age in the period...
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ;