The Peoples of Middle-earth is the twelfth and final volume of The History of Middle-earth, edited by Christopher Tolkien from the unpublished manuscripts of his father J. R. R. Tolkien. Some characters (including Anairë, the wife of Fingolfin) only appear here.
- The development of the Appendices to The Lord of the Rings as well as the development of the Akallabeth.
- Some essays on various races of Middle-earth.
- The New Shadow - An incomplete sequel (approximately 30 pages) to The Lord of the Rings that Tolkien quickly abandoned, set in the time of Eldarion, Aragorn's son.
- Tal-Elmar - An incomplete story of Númenórean colonization of Middle-earth told from the point of view of the Wild Men.
- A few snippets that did not fit anywhere else.
|The History of Middle-earth Series (1983 - 2002)|
The Book of Lost Tales | The Book of Lost Tales 2 | The Lays of Beleriand | The Shaping of Middle-earth | The Lost Road and Other Writings | The Return of the Shadow | The Treason of Isengard | The War of the Ring | Sauron Defeated | Morgoth's Ring | The War of the Jewels | The Peoples of Middle-earth | The History of Middle-earth: Index
|J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium|