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aged in The Welfare State the interim report of a survey of persons aged 65 and overin Britain, 1962 and 1963 by Peter Brereton Townsend

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English


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Previous ed., 1966.

Statementby Peter Townsend and Dorothy Wedderburn ; assisted by Sylvia Korte and Sheila Benson.
SeriesOccasional papers on social administration -- 14
ContributionsWedderburn, Dorothy.
The Physical Object
Pagination150p. ;
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15162631M
ISBN 100713509562

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