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aging American

an introduction to social gerontology and geriatrics

by Milton Leon Barron

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

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Milton L. Barron.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 B28 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 269 p.
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5048194M
      ISBN 10083717595X
      LC Control Number74008874

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