Women and Ageing in British Society Since 1500

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Lynn A. Botelho, Pat Thane
Pearson Education, 2001 - History - 246 pages
These essays examine the lives of elderly women and attitudes towards them from 1500 to the present. They shed light on the process of industrialisation and welfare provision and question many common assumptions about elderly women.

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List of Figures and Tables
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Strategies of poor aged women and widows
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Who most needs to marry? Ageing and inequality
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