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050 00 HQ1064.U5|bC526 1991 
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100 1  Cole, Thomas R.,|d1949- 
245 14 The journey of life :|ba cultural history of aging in 
       America /|cThomas R. Cole. 
264  1 Cambridge [England] ;|aNew York :|bCambridge University 
300    xxxv, 260 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Pt. 1. The Ages of Life and the Journey of Life: 
       Transcendent Ideals. 1. Aging in the Western tradition: 
       cultural origins of the modern life course. 2. The aging 
       pilgrim's progress in the New World. 3. "Death without 
       order": the late Calvinist ideal of aging -- Pt. 2. The 
       Dualism of Aging in Victorian America. 4. Antebellum 
       revivals and Victorian morals: the ideological origins of 
       ageism. 5. Popular health reform and the legitimation of 
       longevity, 1830-1870. 6. Aging, popular art, and Romantic 
       religion in mid-Victorian culture. 7. In a different voice
       : self-help and the ideal of "civilized" old age, 1850-
       1910 -- Pt. 3. Science and the Ideal of Normal Aging. 8. 
       The aging of "civilized" morality: the fixed period versus
       prolongevity, 1870-1925. 9. Toward the scientific 
       management of aging: the formative literature of 
       gerontology and geriatrics, 1890-1930. 10. The prophecy of
       Senescence: G. Stanley Hall and the reconstruction of old 
       age -- EPILOGUE: Beyond dualism and control--reflections 
       on aging in postmodern culture. 
520    The Journey of Life envisions growing up and growing old 
       as a voyage down a river flowing inexorably to the sea. 
       With this image of the human life cycle, the author 
       explores the historical shoreline of later life, charting 
       its cultural forms and sounding their depths. The result 
       is both a cultural history of aging and a contribution to 
       public dialogue about the meaning and significance of 
       later life. The core of the book shows how central texts 
       and images of Northern. 
520    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 mysterious part of 
       the eternal order of things. Old age was removed from its 
       ambiguous place in life's journey, rationalized, and 
       redefined as a scientific problem. 
520    In the last quarter of the twentieth century, however, 
       postmodern images of life's journey offer a renewed 
       awareness of the spiritual dimensions of later life and 
       new opportunities for growth in an aging society. 
650  0 Old age|zUnited States|xHistory. 
650  0 Older people|zUnited States|xSocial conditions. 
650  0 Aging|xSocial aspects|zUnited States. 
650  0 Gerontology|zUnited States|xHistory. 
650  2 Aged|zUnited States. 
650  2 Aging|xpsychology|zUnited States. 
650  2 Geriatrics|xhistory|zUnited States. 
650  2 Social Environment|zUnited States. 
653  0 Old age 
653  0 United States 
653 00 Old age 
653 00 United States 
856 41 |3Table of contents only|u
856 42 |3Publisher description|u
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