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Title Handbook of the humanities and aging / Thomas R. Cole, David D. Van Tassel, Robert Kastenbaum, editors.

Publication Info. New York : Springer, [1992]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 H236HH    Check Shelf
Description xxvi, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The humanities and aging : an overview / Thomas R. Cole -- A view from antiquity : Greece, Rome, and elders / Thomas M. Falkner and Judith de Luce -- The older person in the Western world : from the Middle Ages to the industrial revolution / David G. Troyansky -- Old age in the modern and postmodern Western world / Christoph Conrad -- Aging in Eastern cultures : a historical overview / Christine W. Kiefer -- Aging and meaning : the Christian tradition / Stephen G. Post -- Aging in Judaism : "crown of glory" and "days of sorrow" / Sheldon Isenberg -- Islamic, Hindu, and Buddhist conceptions of aging / Gene R. Thursby -- Fairy tales and spiritual development in later life : the story of the shining fish / Allan B. Chinen -- Images of aging in American poetry, 1925-1985 / Carolyn H. Smith -- Old age in contemporary fiction : a new paradigm of hope / Constance Rooke.
Walking to the stars / Mary G. Winkler -- The creative process : a life-span approach / Robert Kastenbaum -- Story of the shoe box : the meaning and practice of transmitting stories / Marc Kaminsky -- Literary gerontology comes of age / Anne M. Wyatt-Brown -- Aging in America : the perspective of history / Carole Haber and Brian Gratton -- Elders in world history / Peter N. Stearns -- Bioethics and aging / Harry R. Moody -- Wisdom and method : philosophical contributions to gerontology / Ronald J. Manheimer -- The older students of humanities : the seeker and the source / David Shuldiner -- Afterword : integrating the humanities into gerontologic research, training, and practice / W. Andrew Achenbaum.
Subject Gerontology and the humanities.
Literature -- history.
Social Perception.
Religieuze aspecten.
Added Author Cole, Thomas R., 1949-
Van Tassel, David D. (David Dirck), 1928-
Kastenbaum, Robert.
ISBN 0826162401
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