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The Seekers of Justice - A Story of The Peasants' Revolt By Graham Humphries
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England, 1381 - The year of the Peasants’ Revolt. England is in a state of turmoil. The peasants are marching on London in protest against the Poll Tax. The tax is unfair and they cannot... More > afford to pay it. 9 year old Jack lives in an Essex village. His father Thomas, a simple baker, emerges as one of the leaders of the Revolt, and leaves Jack and his family to join the rebels in London. What does Thomas say when he meets the boy king, Richard II? How does he keep the troublesome Wat Tyler in check and avoid disaster? Matters come to a head when the king’s soldiers are sent in. Will Jack ever see his father again? “The Seekers of Justice” is a compelling and moving story about one of the defining moments in English history. The book is charmingly illustrated throughout.< Less
Hayseed Revolt By Aaron L. Parrish
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A peasant fed up with his poor life runs off in search of a better way, a prince who is exiled following his father's murder. This tale of dual dreams comes together as an epic struggle to regain... More > the throne from the evil forces that have taken over Tyber while trying to stay alive for a newfound love along the way for one and an ancient flame rekindled for the other. Can the pair regain the throne? Will their loves be successful? What truths about themselves will they discover?< Less
Hayseed Revolt By Aaron L. Parrish
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A peasant fed up with his poor life runs off in search of a better way, a prince who is exiled following his father's murder. This tale of dual dreams comes together as an epic struggle to regain... More > the throne from the evil forces that have taken over Tyber while trying to stay alive for a newfound love along the way for one and an ancient flame rekindled for the other. Can the pair regain the throne? Will their loves be successful? What truths about themselves will they discover?< Less
Pride of Serfs By vincent zach michaelisz
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Pride of serfs History, in dreams, delving into human rights and homosexual rights oppression. Culminates in gay pride. Two homosexual lads fight against Communist oppression in the 1956 Uprising... More > of Hungary. They have to flee from the downfall. As refugees they are given help and settle in Pitsea, Essex. There they are reminded of past oppressions, past rebellions.< Less
A Dream of John Ball and A King's Lesson By William Morris
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An influential leader of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, John Ball paid the ultimate price for his outspoken support for the common people. He was hung, drawn and quartered in front of King Richard II... More > on 15 July 1381, according to the "Christian" laws then practised. At the last major meeting of the Kentish rebels at Blackheath he preached his famous "communistic" sermon. "When Adam delved and Eve span, Who was then the Gentleman? From the beginning all men by nature were created alike, and our bondage or servitude came in by the unjust oppression of naughty men. For if God would have had any bondmen from the beginning, he would have appointed who should be bond, and who free. And therefore I exhort you to consider that now the time is come, appointed to us by God, in which ye may, if ye will, cast off the yoke of bondage, and recover liberty." William Morris in his Dream brings the past alive and takes us back to those heroic days when the labouring poor stood up against the ruling landed aristocracy.< Less
LEONTARI: A Polemic Romance By A. M. Brosius
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Imagine yourself in a world where the Fourth Crusade and the sack of Constantinople led to a revolution in what we now call mainland Greece. The society that arose out of that revolt is unlike any... More > other in Europe: pagan, libertine, consciously interdependent yet insistent on individual rights, the people of the Hellenic Commonwealth and Polity are a self-made experiment in self governance. Here you will meet, among others: Master Xenos, a great swordsman who teaches at the Red Warrior Skolo, a school like no other; his assistant, Spathos Nikos; and their newest student, Eleni Vlaportini, who has come to Athens to learn the way of the sword. A Romance in the original sense of the word: a story about errantry and swordplay. An adventure set in the 13th century: love, sex and the way of the sword; and the coming of age of the greatest swordswoman in the Hellenic Commonwealth< Less
Luther: The Devil's Disciple By Adam Weishaupt
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It's a striking feature of Protestantism that so few Protestants know anything about the founder of their religion. Martin Luther, the prophet of Protestant irrationalism, is one of the most... More > pathological figures in religious history. Would any sane person wish to subscribe to a religion whose founder declared: “Reason is the Devil’s greatest whore; by nature and in manner of being she is a noxious whore; she is a prostitute, the Devil’s appointed whore; whore eaten by scab and leprosy who ought to be trodden under foot and destroyed, she and her wisdom...Throw dung in her face to make her ugly. She is and she ought to be drowned in baptism...She would deserve, the wretch, to be banished to the filthiest place in the house, the toilet.” Making extensive use of Luther's own words, the Pythagorean Illuminati, the oldest secret society in the world, have produced a polemical attack on the religion that has come to be most closely identified with the evils of Western capitalism.< Less
Red, White, and Green By Herbert Hayens
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Red, White, and Green (1901) by Herbert Hayens, is edited here with the full illustrations of the original. Herbert Hayens is the author of A Captain of Irregulars, A vanished nation, A fighter in... More > green, An Emperor's Doom. The Plot: Word of the popular uprising in France spread all over Europe. Liberals, inspired by the French revolt, demanded written constitutions, representative government, and greater civil liberties from authoritarian regimes. The governments hesitated, and popular revolts ensued. Urban workers and students allied with middle class liberals and peasants. As a result, monarchs gave in and granted almost anything requested. The Austrian Empire saw its rebellion begin in Hungary, where nationalist Hungarians demanded national autonomy, full civil liberties, and universal suffrage. When the monarchy hesitated, students and workers took to the streets, and peasant revolts broke out in various parts of the Empire.< Less
Key Issues of the Past: An English Social History Reader By Peter Hitchen
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A collection of 11 essays on English History. A valuable reader for Undergraduate & High School students and all those looking for surveys to many important facets of English history from the... More > 14th to the 20th century. Topics include the Glorious revolution, the peasant's revolt, Lancashire seaside developments, the garden city movement, revolutionary England, and the rise of BBC radio entertainment.< Less
Key Issues of the Past: An English Social History Reader By Peter Hitchen
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A collection of 11 essays on English History. A valuable reader for Undergraduate & High School students and all those looking for surveys to many important facets of English history from the... More > 14th to the 20th century. Topics include the Glorious revolution, the peasant's revolt, Lancashire seaside developments, the garden city movement, revolutionary England, and the rise of BBC radio entertainment.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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