Books tagged: feudal

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The annotated Common Law: with 2010 Foreword and Explanatory Notes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Common
Decoded, demythed rendition of Holmes' classic study of law and judicial development of rules. "The life of the law has not been logic: it has been experience." Includes 2010 Foreword; extensive, clear annotations by a Tulane law professor woven into The Common Law; footnotes with real numbers; and original page cites. Care in detail, proofreading, notes, and formatting, unlike any version made.
The Ballad of Penumbria I: A King's Ransom
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,300. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The kingdom of Penumbria is a hopeless land, where every citizen is a slave, and the regent, Duke Botewulf Blagden, rules with unpredictable cruelty. A young serf-turned-thief named Dava finally despairs of life and seeks to end his misery in the sterile desert of the Endless Emptiness. But a seeming chance encounter with three strange travelers sets him on a path from the gutter to the throne.
Bushido
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
For Hisashi, Bushido is a way of life, a code of conduct. As the son of a noble lord, he is expected to follow the way of the warrior to the letter. But when his oldest friend challenges him to a duel, Hisashi learns the sacrifices he will have to make to keep his commitment, and the consequences may be more than he can bear.
Lerdrin's Rings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story: When an vagrant stumbles upon a stone in the woods, he's given a second chance at life as the wizard of the nearby kingdom, but is everything as it seems? Or is Lerdrin only the most recent to be duped by a series of tests taking place in the woods?
Tairo
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Series: The John Mung Saga, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Tairo is the fourth in the series of Best Selling historical novels. It involves love, intrigue,war and Japanese military expansion.The Emperor turns to John Mung and the Black Dragon Society to thwart the Japan's militarists from pursuing war with China,Korea and Russia.
Rise of the Feudal University
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
A review of how the university system rose out of feudal times and developed the organizational pattern that made it the basis higher learning up to modern times.
Leopard Errant
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 128,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The sand lines and city states of Mundi were carved out in blood long ago, paid for in the lives of kings, dukes, noble knights and peasants. But on the eastern frontier reputations have yet to be earned... Turned freelancer, the enigmatic Leopard Knight leaves the Triple Kingdoms of his birth to quest and find his own fortune.
Many Untouchable Castes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Untouchable Friends
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Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
The Young Desert Farmer
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Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.