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Jedi Vs. Sith

The Essential Guide to the Force
(A book in the Star Wars series)
A non fiction book by


The Force, in the immortal words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, 'surrounds us, it penetrates us, it binds the galaxy together.' The fortunate few who are able to tap into this extraordinary power have studied and cultivated the full spectrum of its potential'"either embracing its virtuous qualities or succumbing to its evil temptations. The Jedi seek to bring peace and enlightenment to the galaxy, while the Sith hunger only for conquest and control.

This comprehensive one-of-a-kind overview chronicles the known history of the Force and its wielders down through the ages, from the founding tenets of Jedi and Sith teachings to the landmark events and legendary figures who have shaped the struggle between the light and dark sides. In first-hand accounts by Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa Solo, Darth Bane, Darth Vader, Count Dooku, Emperor Palpatine, and a host of other Jedi Masters, Sith Lords, scholars, and sages, Star Wars: Jedi vs. Sith: The Essential Guide to the Force spans the breadth of available knowledge, including

' the first recorded discovery of the Force
' significant battles affected by the Force throughout galactic history
' the purpose, construction, and importance of Holocrons
' the evolution of the Jedi and Sith orders
' Force-sensitive abilities'"including battle meditation, telekinesis, and 'mind tricks'
' noteworthy Jedi and Sith lightsabers, and the seven forms of lightsaber combat
' a vivid portrait of the Chosen One, Anakin Skywalker
PLUS'"More than one hundred brand new full-color illustrations!

No Star Wars library is complete without this definitive guide to understanding the Force. Remember: the Force will be with you . . . always!

Genre: Science Fiction
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Paperback Editions

November 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: Star Wars - Jedi vs. Sith - The Essential Guide to the Force
Author(s): Ryder Windham, Chris Trevas, Tommy Lee Edwards
ISBN: 0-85768-919-3 / 978-0-85768-919-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Titan Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

November 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: Jedi vs. Sith: The Essential Guide to the Force (Star Wars)
Author(s): Ryder Windham
ISBN: 0-345-49334-6 / 978-0-345-49334-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2013 : USA, UK Kindle edition
Title: Jedi vs. Sith: Star Wars: The Essential Guide to the Force (Star Wars: Essential Guides)
Author(s): Ryder Windham
Publisher: Del Rey
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