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Cultural determinants of old age in American culture

Ann Theresa McGuigan

Cultural determinants of old age in American culture

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people.,
  • Old age.

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    Statementby Ann Theresa McGuigan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 46 l.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16722264M


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