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The shady side of fifty : age and old age in late Victorian Canada and the United States / Lisa Dillon.

  • Dillon, Lisa, 1966-
Date
[2008], ©2008
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Montréal [Québec] : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2008], ©2008.

Physical description

xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-328) and index.

Contents

Organization of age: age and old age in the Canadian and US Censuses, 1870-1901 -- Expression of age: age(mis)reporting in the Canadian and US censuses -- Ambiguity and discontinuity in the lives of elderly women -- Thresholds of old age among men -- Grandmothers and grandfathers.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    UYS.AA8-9
    Open shelves

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ISBN

  • 9780773533233
  • 0773533230