A little commonwealth
Read Online
Share

A little commonwealth family life in Plymouth Colony. by John Demos

  • 891 Want to read
  • ·
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Family -- Massachusetts -- Plymouth,
  • Plymouth (Mass.) -- Social life and customs

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 201 p.
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23253376M

Download A little commonwealth

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

The year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of A Little Commonwealth by Bancroft Prize-winning scholar John Demos. This groundbreaking study examines the family in the context of the colony founded by the Pilgrims who came over on the Mayflower. Basing his work on physical artifacts, wills, estate inventories, and a variety of legal and official 4/5(19). A little commonwealth [Demos, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A little commonwealth. A Little Commonwealth: family life in Plymouth Colony Paperback – January 1, by John Putnam Demos (Author)4/5(19). The book's most startling insights come from a reconsideration of commonly held views of American Puritans and of the ways in which they dealt with one another. The author concludes that Puritan “repression” was not as strongly directed against sexuality as against the expression of hostile and aggressive impulses, and he shows how this pattern reflected prevalent modes .

The year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of A Little Commonwealth by Bancroft Prize-winning scholar John Demos. This groundbreaking study examines the family in 5/5(1). Spanning five decades,  Commonwealth  explores how this chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved. When, in her twenties, Franny begins an affair with the legendary author Leon Posen and tells him about her family, the story of her siblings is no longer hers to control/5(K). 1 John Demos, A Little Commonwealth Family Life in Plymouth County, (New York: Oxford University Press, ) Review by Katie Butler This book is written by John Demos, and was the Samuel Knight Professor of History at Yale University until he retired in Demos has written several books over the years, including two books on witch hunts. Told with equal measures of humor and heartbreak, Commonwealth is a meditation on inspiration, interpretation, and the ownership of stories. It is a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us together. #1 New York Times Bestseller more Hardcover, pages/5.

A LITTLE COMMONWEALTH: Family Life in Plymouth Colony. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Thank you! You’ll get the first email of recommendations from our critics within a week! Bummer. There was a problem adding your email address. The year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of A Little Commonwealth by Bancroft Prize-winning scholar John Demos. This groundbreaking study examines the family in the context of the colony founded by the Pilgrims who came over on the his work on physical artifacts, wills, estate inventories, and a variety of legal and official . The year marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of A Little Commonwealth by John Demos, the highly regarded study of family life in the colony founded by the Pilgrims who came over on the Mayflower. Basing his work on physical artifacts, wills, estate inventories, and a variety of legal and official enactments, Demos portrays the family as a structure of roles and .   A little commonwealth: family life in Plymouth Colony Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by CarriC on October 6, Pages: