Category Feudal Estate

The Last Days of the Incas

Four Feudal Estates (4 out of 4 rating) This is one of my favorite history books; If I were making a top 10 list, or even top 5, I’m pretty sure this book would be on it. If you’re interested in military history, the book has Inca vs. Inca, Inca vs. Spanish, and Spanish vs. […]

Caesar’s Legion

Four Feudal Estates (4 out of 4 rating) This is the history of the Roman Tenth Legion from its founding by Julius Caesar to its demise under the Byzantine Empire. The majority of the book follows Caesar’s conquests and civil war battles, although there is also significant coverage of the Jewish uprisings against Rome. Battles […]

The Amazing Roger Crowley

Four Feudal Estates (4 out of 4 rating) Four Feudal Estates (4 out of 4 rating) I was working on a top 10 list of my favorite history books, and I noticed that two of the books I chose were written by the same author: Roger Crowley. I read these books a while ago, so […]

Ranking System

I use four ratings, rather than the traditional ‘five star’ system, as otherwise I find it too easy to simply take the middle road.  Here is some information about the symbols I use for my ratings, as well as my criteria for assigning them:   Four Feudal Estates I grant the author four feudal estates, […]