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What Does It Mean to Grow Old? Reflections from the Humanities by Thomas R. Cole

What Does It Mean to Grow Old? Reflections from the Humanities


What Does It Mean to Grow Old? Reflections from the Humanities by Thomas R. Cole

In What Does It Mean to Grow Old? essayists come to grips as best they can with the phenomenon of an America that is about to become the Old Country. They have been drawn from every relevant discipline-gerontology, social medicine, politics, health, anthropology, ethics, law-and asked to speak their mind. Most of them write extremely well [and their] sharply individual voices are heard.

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Publication date

1st June 1986


Thomas R. Cole

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Duke University Press


316 pages


Sociology & anthropology



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