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Some Light on Middle-earth

Some Light on Middle-earth
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AuthorEdward Crawford
PublisherThe Tolkien Society
ReleasedJuly 1985[1]
FormatSoftcover booklet
Pagesxiii, 46
ISBN0-905520-02-5
SeriesPeter Roe Memorial Fund
Followed byLeaves from the Tree

Some Light on Middle-earth: The Use of Scientific Techniques of Social Analysis to Reveal the Nature of the World of the Free Peoples is a booklet published by The Tolkien Society in 1985 under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial Fund.

The chapter "A political economy of the Shire" and Appendix 1 & 2 is a reprint in slightly revised form of "A Marxist Look at Middle Earth; or, The Political Economy of the Shire" (Mallorn, no. 9 ([1975]), p. 30) and "A Note on the Population and Settlement of Bree" (Mallorn, no. 9 ([1975]), p. 30). Appendix 3: "Speeds" is a reprint of "Speeds" (Amon Hen, no. 25 (1977), pp. 6-8).[2]

References

  1. "Some Light on Middle Earth", Amazon.co.uk (accessed 30 April 2012)
  2. Åke Bertenstam, "A Chronological Bibliography of Books About Tolkien", Forodrim.org (accessed 30 April 2012)


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