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Stephen Turnbull


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February 06, 1948

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Stephen Richard Turnbull is British a historian specializing in eastern military history, especially the samurai of Japan. His books are mainly on Japanese and Mongolian subjects. He attended Cambridge University where he gained his first degree. He currently holds an MA in Theology, MA in Military History and a PhD from the University of Leeds where he is currently a lecturer in Far Eastern Religions. He has also written a number of books on other medieval topics.

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Samurai: The World of the W...

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War in Japan 1467–1615

3.85 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2002 — 10 editions
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Warriors of Medieval Japan

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Samurai: The Japanese Warri...

3.76 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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The Samurai and the Sacred

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Genghis Kahn & the Mongol C...

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The Samurai: A Military His...

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The Samurai Sourcebook

4.04 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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Ninja AD 1460–1650

3.66 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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Samurai Women 1184–1877

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“«Like a fossil tree
From which we gather no flowers
Sad has been my life
Fated no fruit to produce.»

Death poem composed by Minamoto Yorimasa immediately before his act of seppuku in the Byodo-in temple of Uji.”
Stephen Turnbull, Samurai: The Japanese Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual

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