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Author Haber, Carole, 1951-

Title Old age and the search for security : an American social history / Carole Haber and Brian Gratton.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.260973 HABE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Interdisciplinary studies in history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-228) and index.
Contents Introduction: Historians and the History of Old Age in America -- 1. The Families of the Old -- 2. Wealth and Poverty: The Economic Well-Being of the Aged -- 3. Work and Retirement -- 4. The Threat of the Almshouse -- 5. Advice to the Old -- 6. A New History of Old Age.
Other author Gratton, Brian.
Subject Old age -- United States -- History.
Older people -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Older people -- United States -- Social conditions.
Social security -- United States.
ISBN 025320836X (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253326915 (alk. paper)