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Author Peel, Dawn Margaret

Title Old age in a new world : a study of old age in an Australian community between 1857-1925 / Dawn Margaret Peel
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1996


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.26099457 Pee/Oai  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 335 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary Five hundred early settlers of Victoria's Western District were studied in their old age. Findings about the place of the elderly in community formation, and about the many elderly who belonged to three generations of families all present early in white settlement, have added to existing knowledge of colonial society
Notes Submitted to the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 1996
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 307-335
Subject Community development -- Australia -- Western District (Vic.)
Old age -- Social aspects.
Old age -- Australia -- Western District (Vic.) -- History.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.