"The essential, comprehensive guide to Rogue One- A Star Wars Story. Star Wars Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guideis an exciting reference format that accompanies the eagerly anticipated, first-ever standalone Star Wars movie- Rogue One. This beautifully detailed Star Warsbook features in-depth character profiles, plus 6 newly commissioned and fully annotated cross-sections of vehicles and mapped-out locations. With clear and authoritative text, Star Wars Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guideis packed with essential information - and presented alongside stunning stills from the movie. & TM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD."
This carefully crafted ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger and 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the thirteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, and features an ensemble cast, including Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, and Daniel Brühl. In Captain America: Civil War, disagreement over international oversight of the Avengers fractures them into opposing factions—one led by Steve Rogers and the other by Tony Stark. This book has been derived from Wikipedia: it contains the entire text of the title Wikipedia article + the entire text of all the 634 related (linked) Wikipedia articles to the title article. This book does not contain illustrations.
This book traces the changing representation of female characters in the Star Wars franchise through the lens of the four feminist waves, arguing that while the original trilogy reflects the second wave of feminism, the prequels mirror the girl power era that followed, and the sequels are helping define a new fourth wave of inclusion and diversity.
Author: George Beahm
Publisher: Tor Books
Release Date: 2018-05-01
Genre: Performing Arts
George Beahm, a former U.S. Army major, draws on his experience to discuss the military science of the sprawling Star Wars universe: its personnel, weapons, technology, tactics and strategy, including an analysis of its key battles to explain how the outmanned and outgunned rebels ultimately prevailed against overwhelming forces. Contrasting the military doctrine of the real world with the fictional world of Star Wars, the author constructively criticizes the military strengths and weaknesses of Darth Vader’s Galactic Empire and Kylo Ren’s First Order... From Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) to Rogue One (2016), this timely book demystifies the operational arts in an accessible and entertaining way for military personnel and civilians. Replete with a glossary of military terms, this book is supplemented with an annotated bibliography. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author: Max Brooks
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Release Date: 2018-05
The most successful film franchise of all time, Star Wars thrillingly depicts an epic multigenerational conflict fought a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. But the Star Wars saga has as much to say about successful strategies and real-life warfare waged in our own time and place. Strategy Strikes Back brings together over thirty of today’s top military and strategic experts, including generals, policy advisors, seasoned diplomats, counterinsurgency strategists, science fiction writers, war journalists, and ground‐level military officers, to explain the strategy and the art of war by way of the Star Wars films. Each chapter of Strategy Strikes Back provides a relatable, outside‐the‐box way to simplify and clarify the complexities of modern military conflict. A chapter on the case for planet building on the forest moon of Endor by World War Z author Max Brooks offers a unique way to understand our own sustained engagement in war-ravaged societies such as Afghanistan. Another chapter on the counterinsurgency waged by Darth Vader against the Rebellion sheds light on the logic behind past military incursions in Iraq. Whether using the destruction of Alderaan as a means to explore the political implications of targeting civilians, examining the pivotal decisions made by Yoda and the Jedi Council to differentiate strategic leadership in theory and in practice, or considering the ruthlessness of Imperial leaders to explain the toxicity of top-down leadership in times of war and battle, Strategy Strikes Back gives fans of Star Wars and aspiring military minds alike an inspiring and entertaining means of understanding many facets of modern warfare. It is a book as captivating and enthralling as Star Wars itself.
Not as clumsy as a blaster; an elegant weapon, for a more civilized age—lightsabers are the agents of the Force, the chosen weapon of both the Jedi and the Sith. This new and updated version of Star Wars Lightsabers: A Guide to Weapons of the Force explores these powerful weapons from tip to hilt, diving into the stories that surround them and showcasing some of the most fascinating examples. Study the galaxy’s most notable lightsabers and the masters who wielded them, from Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi, to Rey and Kylo Ren. Every featured lightsaber includes a close-up of its one-of-a-kind hilt, a photo of the Jedi or Sith master in action. Each page is filled with detailed statistics, fascinating insights, and little-known facts. Along with stories and details, this updated version of Star Wars Lightsabers features key foldout pages that let you get even closer and a pull-out poster featuring notable lightsaber hilts. From the most famous lightsabers to the most notable lightsabers duels in galactic history, this otherworldly volume captures it all.
DK Reader L4: Star Wars Rogue OneTM combines DK's four-level reading scheme with the exciting box office record-breaking Star Wars movies. DK Readers help kids learn to love reading. DK Readers are leveled into stages to help every child progress and become a confident reader. They feature engaging and highly illustrated topics with true kid appeal. The story narrative is supported with interactive genre spreads and questions to encourage children to access information from a range of sources and develop comprehension skills.
With a galaxy of information on every page, Star Wars(tm): The Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate illustrated guide to everything Star Wars. Throwing the spotlight onto carefully curated images and beautiful photography, DK's Visual Encyclopedia showcases characters and objects from episodes I-VII, Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Rogue One: A Story Wars. This stunning visual tour of the Star Wars galaxy celebrates everything from extreme architecture and hardworking droids, to ferocious sea creatures and decadent royal gowns. A virtual museum in a book, this is the perfect pictorial companion to that galaxy far, far away... � & TM 2017 LUCASFILM LTD.
The definitive guide to the LEGO� Star Wars(tm) universe, showcasing the vast collection of LEGO Star Wars sets and minifigures released over the last 20 years. This is a complete, unrivaled encyclopedia of the LEGO Star Wars theme. Fans will have an all-encompassing companion to the LEGO Star Wars cultural phenomenon. Produced in large format and featuring beautiful imagery, this is an indispensable guide for young fans and a stunning reference work for adults. With behind-the-scenes material, it tells the complete story of LEGO Star Wars, from the earliest concepts in the late 1990s to the creation of the most recent sets for The Force Awakens(tm) and Rogue One(tm). Created with the LEGO Star Wars team. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. � 2017 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under license from the LEGO Group. � & TM 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd.
Author: Adam Bray
Release Date: 2017-04-03
Genre: Performing Arts
The saga in more than 3000 characters, vehicles, droids and objects. With a galaxy of information on every page, Star Wars(tm) Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect illustrated guide to everything Star Wars. This beautiful visual tour of the Star Wars universe includes gallery upon gallery of stunning images and fascinating facts. The object-themed spreads focus down onto hundreds of topics, from Star Wars fashion and food, to vehicles and creatures. Explore a range of droids, from medical to spy droid, or discover the different snacks you can eat in the Star Wars universe. A virtual museum in a book, DK's Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia is the perfect pictorial companion to that galaxy far, far away.... � & TM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD. Used Under Authorization.
Featuring every LEGO Star Wars set and minifigure ever released,Ultimate LEGO Star Warsis a complete and unrivalled encyclopedia of the LEGO Star Wars theme. Its large format and beautiful high-quality imagery makes it an indispensable guide for young fans and a stunning reference work for adults. Unprecedented and all-encompassing, it also features behind-the-scenes material. The visual galleries of sets tell the complete story of LEGO Star Wars from the earliest concepts in the late 1990s, to the creation of the most recent sets forThe Force Awakensand Rogue One. For ages 6+ 2017 The LEGO Group. & TM 2017 Lucasfilm Ltd.
Author: Ken Napzok
Publisher: Mango Media Inc.
Release Date: 2019-05-15
Genre: Performing Arts
Rediscover All the Reasons Why You Love Star Wars Celebrate the greatest saga ever told: All of us who are deeply influenced by the epic saga of Star Wars have our favorite moments. Each time the screen goes black and you see those words― “A Long Time Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far Away”―the music blasts through you and you’re a kid again. Ken Napzok, expert appreciator of Star Wars, counts down each one of those special moments that makes this series not just the best movies of all time, but the Greatest Saga Ever Told. Become a scholar of Star Wars: What began as one movie about good people, evil oppressors, and the space wizards that stood between them has exploded into a franchise. The moments that continue to inspire are on screen and in the pages of novels. They are found in the panels of comic books and among animated sequences on television. And they all continue to grow in stature, importance, and myth through discussions, debates, and daydreams. The Perfect Star Wars Dad Gift: Spread the love to old and new fans. Countless numbers of us have been inspired by these classic epic tales, and we all have a favorite moment that hooked us. Rediscover each one of those moments and share them with the last and next generation of fans. This Star Wars book is the perfect Dad gift, Niece gift, Best Friend gift, and general token of appreciation for the fans in your life. Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far, Far Away is a shared story of fandom. Classic moments include: • The first shots of the ragtag Rebels running from the monstrous Galactic Empire • Young Anakin winning the podrade • And the first time we saw the crackle of Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far, Far Away is the ultimate gift for the film buff who has binged all 1001 Movies to See Before You Die, and the superfans who covet Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia and Star Wars: Complete Locations.