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Social policies for old age a review of social provision for old age in Great Britain by Barbara Estelle Shenfield

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Older people -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby B. E. Shenfield.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.G7 S5 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5413818M
ISBN 100837168775
LC Control Number73005272

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