Examines The Lord of the Rings as a reflection of its historical and social context and seeks Tolkien’s intent in inventing and describing the various societies of Middle-earth.
Weidner, Brian N.
"Middle-earth: The Real World of J.R.R. Tolkien,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 23
, Article 7.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol23/iss4/7