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A little commonwealth

John Demos

A little commonwealth

family life in Plymouth colony.

by John Demos

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


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Seperate from the edition published by O.U.P. in London the same year.

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Open LibraryOL14615777M

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Demos structured the book “A Commonwealth” to become a micro-history of the family life in the seventeenth century Plymouth Colony. The book was literary attempting to unearth the vignettes of the typical families in the seminal colonial settlement. “Analytical Book Review for Demos, John, A Little Commonwealth: Family Report/”, n.d.   Demos’ view of Puritan Life through A Little Commonwealth A Little Commonwealth by John Demos, can be best described as an essay turned novel, which explains domestic puritan ’ original workings were drawn up as a graduate seminar paper in His idea was to display the demography of Plymouth families. In the book, he .

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Basing his work on physical artifacts, wills, estate inventories, and a variety of legal Brand: Oxford University Press. Synopsis 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.

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A Little Commonwealth starts with a brief history of the Plymouth Colony, beginning in England through to its end in The author begins by discussing the physical setting in which the colonists lived.

He continues with the structure of the household and follows with a look at development of people during this period, from birth to old by: 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. Little Commonwealth Little Commonwealth Introduction The story is taken from John Putnam Demos book “A Little Commonwealth” in Plymouth Colony.

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This groundbreaking study examines the family in the context of the colony founded by the Pilgrims who came over on the Mayflower/5().Related names. Contributor: Demos, John. Subjects. Families — Massachusetts — Plymouth.

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