The decline of life : old age in eighteenth-century England / Susannah R. Ottaway.

This is an important new study of the history of ageing. Ottaway combines a comprehensive survey of existing literature with original interpretation and analysis of available data, using a wide variety of sources. Her lively and sophisticated analysis will be of great interest to scholars in British...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ottaway, Susannah R., 1967-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series:Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 39.
Online Access:CONNECT