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The Rural Elderly In America The Old Folks at Home (Mellen Studies in Sociology) by Joseph D. Yenerall

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  • Elderly,
  • Rural communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Gerontology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Population,
  • Rural elderly,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10972078M
ISBN 100773481869
ISBN 109780773481862

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