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A history of retirement the meaning and function of an American institution, 1885-1978 by William Graebner

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Retirement -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Graebner.
LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 G67 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4424099M
ISBN 100300023561
LC Control Number79028849

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