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Stephen Turnbull

Author of:

Ashigaru 1467–1649, Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC– AD 1644, Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (1), Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (2), Fighting Ships of the Far East (1), Fighting Ships of the Far East (2), The Gempei War 1180–85, Genghis Khan & the Mongol Conquests 1190–1400, Genghis Khan & the Mongol Conquests 1190–1400, The Great Wall of China 221 BC–AD 1644, Hatamoto, The Hussite Wars 1419–36, Japanese Castles 1540–1640, Japanese Castles AD 250–1540, Japanese Castles in Korea 1592–98, Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries AD 710–1602, Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949–1603, Katana, Kawanakajima 1553–64, The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281, Mongol Warrior 1200–1350, Mongol Warrior vs European Knight, The Mongols, Nagashino 1575, Ninja AD 1460–1650, Osaka 1615, The Ottoman Empire 1326–1699, The Ottoman Empire 1326–1699, Pirate of the Far East, The Revenge of the 47 Ronin, Samurai, The Samurai, The Samurai and the Sacred, Samurai Armies 1467–1649, Samurai Armies 1550–1615, The Samurai Capture a King, Samurai Commanders (1), Samurai Commanders (2), Samurai Heraldry, The Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592–98, Samurai vs Ashigaru, Samurai Women 1184–1877, Siege Weapons of the Far East (1), Siege Weapons of the Far East (2), Tannenberg 1410, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, The Walls of Constantinople AD 324–1453, War in Japan, War in Japan 1467–1615, War in Japan 1467–1615, Warriors of Medieval Japan, Weapons of the Samurai

Biography

Stephen Turnbull is widely recognised as the world’s leading English language authority on the samurai of Japan. He took his first degree at Cambridge and has two MAs (in Theology and Military History) and a PhD from Leeds University. He is now retired and pursues an active literary career, having now published 85 books. His expertise has helped with numerous projects including films, television and the award-winning strategy game Shogun Total War.