Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age
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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