Demos, John Putnam

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DEMOS, John Putnam

DEMOS, John Putnam. American, b. 1937. Genres: History. Career: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, assistant professor, 1968-72, professor, 1972-86, chairman of department of history, c. 1984-86; Center for Psychosocial Studies, Chicago, IL, director, 1974-75; Yale University, New Haven, CT, professor of history, 1986-. Has served as a consultant to other private and governmental organizations. Publications: A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony, 1970; (ed.) Remarkable Providences, 1600-1760, 1972; (ed. with S.S. Boocock) Turning Points: Historical and Sociological Essays on the Family, 1978; Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England, 1982; Past, Present, and Personal, 1986; The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America, 1994. Contributor of articles and book reviews to professional journals and other periodicals. Address: Department of History, Yale University, PO Box 208324, New Haven, CT 06520, U.S.A.