Women and Ageing in British Society since 1500, Paperback / softback Book

Women and Ageing in British Society since 1500 Paperback / softback

Part of the Women And Men In History series

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Women have always made up the majority of older people: this examination of the lives of elderly women in Britain in the period 1500 to the present reveals attitudes towards the ageing process.

It sheds light on household structures as well as wider issues - including the history of the family, the process of industrialisation, the poor law, and welfare provision - and questions many common beliefs about elderly women, particularly that female old age was a time of poverty and want.

An important book for students of history and sociology alike.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 260 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780582329027

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