Growing old in America

by David Hackett Fischer

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby David Hackett Fischer.
SeriesThe Bland-Lee lectures delivered at Clark University
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 F49 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 292 p. ;
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4547142M
ISBN 100195023668
LC Control Number77015140

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