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...

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Main Author: Ottaway, Susannah R., 1967- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series:Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 39.
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