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The science and practice of gerontology

The science and practice of gerontology

a multidisciplinary guide

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Published by Kingsley in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerontology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nancy J. Osgood and Ann H.L. Sontz ; foreword by T. Franklin Williams.
    ContributionsOsgood, Nancy J., Sontz, Ann H. L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,192p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23127484M
    ISBN 101853020443

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