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The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America

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The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America - Cole, Thomas R.
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The Journey of Life is both a cultural history of aging and a contribution to public dialogues about the meaning and significance of later life. The core of the book shows how central texts and images of Northern middle-class culture, first in Europe and then in America, created and sustained specifically modern images of the life course between the Reformation and World War I. During this long period, secular, scientific, and individualist tendencies steadily eroded ancient and medieval understandings of aging as a ...

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The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America 1997, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521595797

Trade paperback

The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America 1992, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521447652

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America 1991, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521410205

Hardcover