The third volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure THE LORD OF THE RINGS One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them As the Shadow of Mordor grows across the land, the Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures. Aragorn, revealed as the hidden heir of the ancient Kings of the West, has joined with the Riders of Rohan against the forces of Isengard, and takes part in the desperate victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by Orcs, escape into Fangorn Forest and there encounter the Ents. Gandalf has miraculously returned and defeated the evil wizard, Saruman. Sam has left his master for dead after a battle with the giant spider, Shelob; but Frodo is still alive—now in the foul hands of the Orcs. And all the while the armies of the Dark Lord are massing as the One Ring draws ever nearer to the Cracks of Doom. “A triumphant close . . . a grand piece of work, grand in both conception and execution. An astonishing imaginative tour de force.” – Daily Telegraph Includes the complete appendices and index for The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
What does the environmental movement want in world politics? Why are the Royal families of Europe so involved in Green politics? These questions and more are answered in this in depth historical analysis by conservative author Thomas Purcell ('Conservative Issues From the Desert'). The European monarchies ruled the world for more than a thousand years and despite the rise of capitalism and America in the late 18th century, they are poised to rise again to power by forcing America into a modern day feudalistic economy. How that will happen, and the role of the Progressive movement in that rise is summarized in this non-fiction book.
Rise of the New Feudalism
Author: Thomas Purcell
Publisher: Thomas Purcell
Category: Political Science
An epic detailing the Great War of the Ring, a struggle between good and evil in Middle-Earth, in which the tiny Hobbits play a key role.
Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
In late 1930, on a secluded mountain overlooking the rural paddy fields of British Burma, a peasant leader named Saya San crowned himself King and inaugurated a series of uprisings that would later erupt into one of the largest anti-colonial rebellions in Southeast Asian history. Considered an imposter by the British, a hero by nationalists, and a prophet-king by area-studies specialists, Saya San came to embody traditional Southeast Asia’s encounter with European colonialism in his attempt to resurrect the lost throne of Burma. The Return of the Galon King analyzes the legal origins of the Saya San story and reconsiders the facts upon which the basic narrative and interpretations of the rebellion are based. Aung-Thwin reveals how counter-insurgency law produced and criminalized Burmese culture, contributing to the way peasant resistance was recorded in the archives and understood by Southeast Asian scholars. This interdisciplinary study reveals how colonial anthropologists, lawyers, and scholar-administrators produced interpretations of Burmese culture that influenced contemporary notions of Southeast Asian resistance and protest. It provides a fascinating case study of how history is treated by the law, how history emerges in legal decisions, and how the authority of the past is used to validate legal findings.
History, Law, and Rebellion in Colonial Burma
Author: Maitrii Aung-Thwin
Publisher: Ohio University Press
The Return of The King (ROTK) is a detailed timeline of end-time events as prophesied in the Bible. Unlike some works of this nature, ROTK is written to a non-technical audience, providing full definitions of all theological terms used in the book. It is written by a minister of over 20 years who is accustomed to breaking complicated theological content down for its simplest digestion. ROTK is written from a premillennial perspective, which understands scripture to be literal in nature, and prophecy to be interpreted via normal and customary interpretational methods rather than being relegated to symbolic in its nature. ROTK is also written in conjunction with the ROTK Teacher's and Student's editions which can be obtained for teaching the biblical study of eschatology (end time events) in a classroom setting. For more information and excerpts from this work, visit the author's blog at www.returningking.com.
A Prophetic Timeline of End-Time Events
Author: Jeff Kluttz
Publisher: Jeff Kluttz
J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy has been called one of the greatest fantasies of all time--but it is massive! There are hundreds of characters, plots, and settings. This study guide is a companion to the third book in the series: The Return of the King. It's the perfect guide to someone who wants extra help keeping up with all the twist and characters, or who just wants a refresher while reading the rest of the books in the series. The guide features an author biography, a plot overview, summary of major themes, summary of characters, and a summary of settings; it also has a chapter by chapter recap of the entire book. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. For more information about BookCaps Study Guides visit: www.bookcaps.com.
BookCaps Study Guide
Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The revival of interest in Arthurian legend in the 19th century was a remarkable phenomenon, apparently at odds with the spirit of the age. Tennyson was widely criticised for his choice of a medieval topic; yet The Idylls of the Kingwere accepted as the national epic, and a flood of lesser works was inspired by them, on both sides of the Atlantic. Elisabeth Brewer and Beverly Taylor survey the course of Arthurian literature from 1800 to the present day, and give an account of all the major English and American contributions. Some of the works are well-known, but there are also a host of names which will be new to most readers, and some surprises, such as J. Comyns Carr's King Arthur, rightly ignored as a text, but a piece oftheatrical history, for Sir Henry Irving played King Arthur, Ellen Terry was Guinevere, Arthur Sullivan wrote the music, and Burne-Jones designed the sets. The Arthurian works of the Pre-Raphaelites are discussed at length, as are the poemsof Edward Arlington Robinson, John Masefield and Charles Williams. Other writers have used the legends as part of a wider cultural consciousness: The Waste Land, David Jones's In Parenthesis and The Anathemata, and the echoes ofTristan and Iseult in Finnigan's Wake are discussed in this context. Novels on Arthurian themes are given their due place, from the satirical scenes of Thomas Love Peacock's The Misfortunes of Elphin and Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court to T.H. White's serio-comic The Once and Future King and the many recent novelists who have turned away from the chivalric Arthur to depict him as a Dark Age ruler. The Return of King Arthurincludes a bibliography of British and American creative writing relating to the Arthurian legends from 1800 to the present day.
British and American Arthurian Literature Since 1800
Author: Beverly Taylor,Elisabeth Brewer
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
In 1839 18,000 British troops marched into Afghanistan. Three years later, only one man emerged to tell the tale...... A towering history of the first Afghan war by bestselling historian William Dalrymple.
The Battle for Afghanistan
Author: William Dalrymple
Publisher: A&C Black
This book is a high profile reference book on the ordeal and ugly situations that befell the African continent; its people; its economy and why it was impossible for the continent to achieve much in the areas of scientific fit, natural development and social backwardness when is to be compared to other continents of the world. African people are never lazy folks as it was erroneously believed and propagated by some nationalities from other places of the world. If history was to be believed, African continent was one of the first places of the world where civilization and technology started even when others from other regions of the world were still looking for what to hold to support their walking exercise. Africa was one of the first fast growing Continent of the world in the acquisition of science and other human related knowledge, the study of solar system and other planets from its God given bank of knowledge. Universities of Timbuktu and Cairo is in a better position to attest to this fact from their records.The turn around of events that choked-up the people of the early generations of the continent began during the escalation of slave trade era. The relationship between an African person and their kings (Obas), the Chiefs and the Nobles on one hand and the down-trodden people that constituted the larger population of the community on the other created an un-level ground that benefited the former than the later. The advantage of absolute respect that the former was enjoying from the lower class was now being used on them when the trade was booming. African culture is a culture that gives absolute respect and honor to the elders and the well-to-do personalities among its community. When the hunting for slaves was at its peak in the West Coast of Africa for example, this class of well-to-do people were the intermediaries between the Oyinbos (white men) and the African slave traders who were then living at cities along the coast.
Author: Jacob Oluwatayo Adeuyan
According to ancient records, the patriarchs and founders of the early civilizations in Egypt, India, China, Peru, Mesopotamia, Britain, and the Americas were colonized by the Serpents of Wisdom-spiritual masters associated with the serpent-who arrived in these lands after abandoning their beloved homelands and crossing great seas. While bearing names denoting snake or dragon (such as Naga, Lung, Djedhi, Amaru, Quetzalcoatl, Adder, etc.), these Serpents of Wisdom oversaw the construction of magnificent civilizations within which they and their descendants served as the priest kings and as the enlightened heads of mystery school traditions. The Return of the Serpents of Wisdom recounts the history of these "Serpentsa -where they came from, why they came, the secret wisdom they disseminated, and why they are returning now.
Author: Mark Amaru Pinkham
Publisher: SCB Distributors
The only thing that kept Police Lieutenant Rodney Rushton from a date with the Night Wind's maiming and crippling fists was Bingham Harvard's determination to keep a charge of murder from ruining his prospects of marriage to Lady Kate. But now newlyweds Bing and Kate have returned from Europe determined to clear the Night Wind's name. But there still remains a price on Bingham's head -- dead or alive!
Author: Varick Vanardy
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
More than two thousand years ago, all Israel awaited the glorious and imminent arrival of the Christ. Why, then, did His appearance create a division among both the leadership and the people of Israel? How does the Old Testament story of Elijah and the prophecy of his return relate to this division? Author Joshua Caleb delivers a challenging and multidimensional account of the relationship between the returning prophet Elijah, John the Baptist, and Jesus, and the true theological reason the advent of the Christ divided into a First and Second Coming. ([email protected])
The Jewish and Christian Christ
Author: Joshua Caleb
Everyone feared the return of the dreaded "Gamalok the Terrible." For Shamir it meant the end of life as he knew it. After losing his parents he joins the quest to destroy the beast. Grades 5-8
Author: Kenneth D. Curry
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The Return of the Buddha traces the development of Buddhist archaeology in colonial India, examines its impact on the reconstruction of India’s Buddhist past, and the making of a public and academic discourse around these archaeological discoveries. The book discusses the role of the state and modern Buddhist institutions in the reconstitution of national heritage through promulgation of laws for the protection of Buddhist monuments, acquiring of land around the sites, restoration of edifices, and organization of the display and dissemination of relics. It also highlights the engagement of prominent Indian figures, such as Nehru, Gandhi, Ambedkar, and Tagore, with Buddhist themes in their writings. Stressing upon the lasting legacy of Buddhism in independent India, the author explores the use of Buddhist symbols and imagery in nation-building and the making of the constitution, as also the recent efforts to resurrect Buddhist centers of learning such as Nalanda. With rich archival sources, the book will immensely interest scholars, researchers and students of modern Indian history, culture, archaeology, Buddhist studies, and heritage management.
Ancient Symbols for a New Nation
Author: Himanshu Prabha Ray
Author: Erich von Däniken
Publisher: Tantor eBooks
This lively study provides an account of the 'fall and rise' of the English nation within the British discipline of English Literature between the late eighteenth century and the present day, offering a reconceptualisation of the relationship between English Literature and the formation of English cultural identity.
Author: M. Gardiner
Category: Literary Criticism
Author: James Rendel Harris
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Category: Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
Author: North Ludlow Beamish