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2 edition of Old people at home found in the catalog.

Old people at home

Hazel M. Smith

Old people at home

an exploratory study of the aged population in the city of Brisbane

by Hazel M. Smith

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia [Brisbane] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Brisbane (Qld.)
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Australia -- Brisbane (Qld.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Hazel M. Smith, Alma E. Hartshorn and Verna E. Graham.
      SeriesUniversity of Queensland papers: social sciences, v. 1, no. 2
      ContributionsHartshorn, Alma E., joint author., Graham, Verna E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.A88 S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p.
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5261263M
      LC Control Number75370847

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