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Star Wars Made Easy By Christian Blauvelt

Star Wars Made Easy
by Christian Blauvelt

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Star Wars Made Easy: A Beginner's Guide to a Galaxy Far, Far Away by Christian Blauvelt

Don't know your Wookiees from your Wampas? If the Star Wars saga has you stumped, we've got your back. Star Wars Made Easy gives you everything you need to get you around the galaxy.

Star Wars is a global phenomenon and the Force has truly reawakened. So where to start if you have never actually gotten around to watching the movies? Or if you find yourself dating an avid Star Wars fan? Or your kids keep asking you tricky questions about the dark side? Don't worry! We have you covered. In a world where it seems everyone but you has seen Star Wars, it's tough not knowing your Lukes from your Leias.

Star Wars Made Easy is aimed at Star Wars novices who want to get up to speed and make sense of the Star Wars references that permeate modern culture. Get to grips with the world's most popular movie saga with quick Q&As and at-a-glance illustrations. This book will answer questions about the movies, the Star Wars universe, and much more.

You'll never confuse a Jedi and a Jawa again!

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About Christian Blauvelt


Christian Blauvelt is the deputy editor at BBC Culture. He has written extensively about Star Wars for Entertainment Weekly magazine and has discussed the saga on BBC World News TV and on CBS New York, where he is a frequent pop culture commentator and film awards season expert. He is based in New York City.

Table of Contents


  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Star Wars The Basics
    • 1: What is Star Wars?
    • 2: Who created Star Wars?
    • 3: Why is Star Wars so popular?
    • 4: When and where is Star Wars Set?
    • 5: So just how much Star Wars is there?
    • 6: Who lives in the galaxy?
    • 7: Good guys and bad guys
    • 8: Skywalker family tree
    • 9: How does everyone get around?
    • 10: Vehicles of the galaxy
    • 11: Who rules the galaxy?
    • 12: What is the force?
    • 13: The light side
    • 14: The dark side
    • 15: What is a jedi?
    • 16: Walk the jedi path
    • 17: What is a lightsaber?
    • 18: Who are the Sith?
    • 19: Do you know your troopers?
    • 20: Which film should I watch first?
  • 3: Episode IV
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: Why does Star Wars start with Episode IV?
    • 4: Why is Obi-Wan Leia's only hope?
    • 5: What is the Death Star?
    • 6: Who shot first?
    • 7: Who is Darth Vader?
    • 8: Why does Obi-Wan sacrifice himself?
    • 9: Battle of Yavin made simple
  • 4: Episode V
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: Planet Hoth: rebel base
    • 4: What does Luke's vision mean?
    • 5: Who is Lando Calrissian?
    • 6: Battle of Hoth made simple
    • 7: Darth Vader's big reveal
  • 5: Episode VI
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: The great Ewok debate
    • 4: Is Luke a jedi now?
    • 5: Who is Jabba the Hutt?
    • 6: Battle of Endor made simple
    • 7: There's another Death Star?
    • 8: Could Leia be a jedi?
    • 9: Why does Darth Vader turn good?
  • 6: Episode I
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: The great Jar Jar Binks divide
    • 4: What's with all the politics?
    • 5: What's the deal with podracing?
    • 5: Who is Padme?
    • 6: Who is Darth Maul?
    • 7: Battle of Naboo made simple
  • 7: Episode II
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: Who are the Separatists?
    • 4: Does the republic need an army?
    • 5: Battle of Geonosis made simple
  • 8: Episode III
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: Why does General Grievous cough?
    • 4: Palpatine is the emperor
    • 5: Why does Anakin join the dark side?
    • 6: Why do the clones kill all the jedi?
    • 7: Battle of Coruscant made simple
    • 8: Star Wars on TV
    • 9: Star Wars: The Clone Wars
    • 10: Star Wars rebels
  • 9: Episode VII
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: What actually is the First Order?
    • 4: Who is Kylo Ren?
    • 5: Who is Rey?
    • 6: Also introducing in Episode VII...
    • 7: Assault on Starkiller Base made simple
  • 10: Rogue One
    • 1: At a glance
    • 2: A closer look
    • 3: Why isn't this Episode VIII?
    • 4: The rebels of Rogue One
    • 5: Who is director Orson Krennic?
    • 6: Battle of Scarif made simple
  • 11: Episode VIII
    • 1: What do I need to know?
    • 2: What should I look out for?
  • 12: Glossary
  • 13: Star Wars quotes everyone should know
  • 14: Pronunciation guide
  • 15: Index

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GOR008761595
Star Wars Made Easy: A Beginner's Guide to a Galaxy Far, Far Away by Christian Blauvelt
Christian Blauvelt
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2017-09-07
200
0241305756
9780241305751
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