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A Blood Brother Bond

By Richard J Cancemi
  • ISBN Code: : 1681397919
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Pages : 226
  • Category : Fiction
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A Blood Brother Bond is a story of two boys who swore their allegiance to each other as pre-teens and honored that bond throughout their lives. Their story is told covering decades of their lives in which each has chosen a different side of the Law on which to live. Despite their different life paths, no one and nothing is ever able to sever their bond of friendship. Together they experience good and evil in their respective worlds as well as within their own inner selves. Never passing

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Three brothers and their relations in 19th century Russia provide the base for a sweeping epic overview of human striving, folly and hope. First published in 1880, The Brothers Karamazov is a landmark work in every respect. Revolving around shiftless father Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov are the fates of his three sons, each of whom has fortunes entwined with the others. The eldest son, Dimitri, seeks an inheritance from his father and becomes his rival in love. Ivan, the second son, is so at odds with the world that he is driven near to madness, while the youngest, Alexi, is a man of faith and a natural optimist. These personalities are drawn out and tested in a crucible of conflict and emotion as the author forces upon them fundamental questions of morality, faith, reason and responsibility. This charged situation is pushed to its limit by the addition of the unthinkable, murder and possible patricide. Using shifting viewpoints and delving into the minds of his characters, Dostoevsky adopted fresh techniques to tell his wide-reaching story with power and startling effectiveness. The Brothers Karamazov remains one of the most respected and celebrated novels in all literature and continues to reward readers beyond expectation. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Brothers Karamazov is both modern and readable.

Sibling Relations and the Transformations of European Kinship, 1300-1900

By Christopher H. Johnson,David Warren Sabean
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  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Book Code : 9780857450463
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : History
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Recently considerable interest has developed about the degree to which anthropological approaches to kinship can be used for the study of the long-term development of European history. From the late middle ages to the dawn of the twentieth century, kinship - rather than declining, as is often assumed - was twice reconfigured in dramatic ways and became increasingly significant as a force in historical change, with remarkable similarities across European society. Applying interdisciplinary approaches from social and cultural history and literature and focusing on sibling relationships, this volume takes up the challenge of examining the systemic and structural development of kinship over the long term by looking at the close inner-familial dynamics of ruling families (the Hohenzollerns), cultural leaders (the Mendelssohns), business and professional classes, and political figures (the Gladstones)in France, Italy, Germany, and England. It offers insight into the current issues in kinship studies and draws from a wide range of personal documents: letters, autobiographies, testaments, memoirs, as well as genealogies and works of art.

Straightforward

By Marcus Attwater
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  • Publisher : Mijnbestseller.nl
  • Book Code : 9403600381
  • Total of Pages : 965
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 745
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When asked to name an archetypal love story, most people will reply 'Romeo & Juliet', although some say 'Tristan & Isolde' instead. Very few will come up with a classical example, and the reason for this is simple: when you say archetypal, it is assumed you mean love between a man and a woman, and instances of this in classical accounts are rare. The reason for this is also not hard to find: as it does now, 'love' in the ancient world meant the affection of equals, and given the inferior position of women in Greek and Roman society, between the sexes is not usually where love is to be found. Straightforward examines how we got from there to here. It is a study not of the loves of real people, but of the ideal of love as it found expression in stories, stories which were often retold and reimagined by new generations and new cultures. By following these stories and the changes they underwent through the centuries Straightforward attempts to answer two related questions: 'When and why did the heterosexual ideal become normative in our narrative tradition?' and 'What was there before?' We begin in archaic Greece, with a story which was already old when Homer composed his epics...

John Ogden, the Pilgrim (1609-1682)

By Jack Harpster
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  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Book Code : 9780838641040
  • Total of Pages : 244
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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John Ogden emigrated from England to the New World in 1641.