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We all hope that we will be cared for as we age. But the details of that care, for caretaker and recipient alike, raise some of life s most vexing questions. From the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, as an explosive economy and shifting social opportunities drew the young away from home, the elderly used promises of inheritance to keep children at their side. H ...more
Hardcover, 353 pages
Published January 15th 2012 by Harvard University Press
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