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Other ways of growing old : anthropological perspectives / edited by Pamela T. Amoss and Stevan Harrell.

; Harrell, Stevan
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1981.
ISBN 9780804710725, 0804710724

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Other Authors Amoss, Pamela.
Harrell, Stevan.
Subjects Aged.
Älterer Mensch.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Older people -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people.
Veroudering (biologie, psychologie)
Description xxi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-261) and index.
Contents Introduction / Pamela T. Amoss and Stevan Harrell -- Evolutionary perspectives on human aging / Kenneth M. Weiss -- "Nepotists" and "altruists" / Sarah Blaffer Hrdy -- "The old people give you life" / Megan Biesele and Nancy Howell -- Old age among the Chipewyan / Henry S. Sharp -- The elderly Asmat of New Guinea / Peter W. Van Arsdale -- Old age in Gwembe District, Zambia / Elizabeth Colson and Thayer Scudder -- Respected elder or old person / James D. Nason -- Growing in respect / N. Nazif Shahrani -- Growing old in rural Taiwan / Stevan Harrell -- Old age in a south Indian village / Paul G. Hiebert -- Coast Salish elders / Pamela T. Amoss.
Genre Cross-cultural studies.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7351470
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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