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Turnbull, Stephen R.

Overview
Works: 200 works in 674 publications in 2 languages and 16,828 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Juvenile works  Drama  Biography  Directories 
Roles: Creator, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: DS827.S3, 952
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Publications about Stephen R Turnbull
Publications by Stephen R Turnbull
Most widely held works by Stephen R Turnbull
The book of the medieval knight by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the development, tactics, weaponry, armor, and campaigns of medieval warfare and examines the influence of religion and chivalry and the military action of knights
The samurai : a military history by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
30 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
First published in 1977, The Samurai has long since become a standard work of reference. It continues to be the most authoritative work on samurai life and warfare published outside Japan. Set against the background of Japan's social and political history, the book records the rise and rise of Japan's extraordinary warrior class from earliest times to the culmination of their culture, prowess and skills as manifested in the last great battle they were ever to fight - that of Osaka Castle in 1615
The book of the samurai, the warrior class of Japan by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
32 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
Om Japans traditionsrige krigere Samuraierne, deres historie og indsats indtil den sidste Samurai
Samurai : the story of Japan's great warriors by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 820 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Four vellum sections build up the layers of armor worn by the samurai, and text by a world-recognized expert on the subject, provide an inimitable look at the mysterious ancient Japanese warrior class. Every image and page offers fascinating insight, from an overview of early Japan and the emperor system to the specifics of weaponry. The story begins as the samurai come into being in the 800s, and defines exactly what they are. Tales of the great battles and feuds, and commentary on the politics of the time, bring these compelling soldiers to life. The comprehensive information covers such issues as the samurai's ranks and grades, way of life, retainers, loyalty (bushido), and training. An absolutely compelling guide
Samurai warriors by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Describes the development of the costume and equipment of the Japanese samurai as it relates to changes in military history
Genghis Khan & the Mongol conquests, 1190-1400 by Stephen R Turnbull( Computer File )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
"The history of the Mongol conquests is a catalogue of superlatives. No army in the world has ever conquered so much territory, and few armies have provoked such terror as the Mongol hordes. So vast was the extent of the Mongol Empire that the samurai of Japan and the Teutonic Knights of Prussia had each fought the same enemy while being unaware of each other's existence. This book provides a concise yet thorough account of the Mongol conquests, including the rise of Genghis Khan and the unification of the tribes with up-to-date information on campaign logistics, tactics and horse breeding."--Jacket
Real samurai : over 20 true stories about the knights of old Japan! by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Explains the mysterious world of the Japanese samurai
Wilby wonderful ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
A comedy focusing on the residents of a tiny island town during the course of a strange twenty-four hours
Samurai warlords : the book of the daimyō by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Samurai invasion : Japan's Korean War, 1592-98 by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Samurai : the world of the warrior by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
"The world of the samurai - the legendary elite warrior cult of old Japan - has for too long been associated solely with military history. In this exciting new book, Stephen Turnbull, the world's leading authority on the samurai, goes beyond the battlefield to paint a picture of the samurai as they really were. Familiar topics such as the cult of suicide, ritualised revenge and the lore of the samurai sword are seen in the context of an all-encompassing warrior culture that was expressed through art and poetry as much as through violence. Using themed chapters, the book studies the samurai through their historical development and their relationship to the world around them - relationships that are shown to persist in Japan even today."--BOOK JACKET
The samurai and the sacred by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
This book examines the spiritual world of the samurai, from their attachment to Japan?s mainstream religions of Shinto and Buddhism, to their involvement in Confucianism, Christianity, and Folk Religion and their growing cult status both in Japan and the West
Ninja : the true story of Japan's secret warrior cult by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
The Ottoman Empire, 1326-1699 by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
"The Ottoman Empire and its conflicts provide one of the longest continuous narratives in military history. Its rulers were never overthrown by a foreign power and no usurper succeeded in taking the throne. At its height under the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, the Empire became the most powerful state in the world - a multinational, multilingual empire that stretched form Vienna to the upper-Arab peninsula. With Suleiman's death began the gradual decline to the Treaty of Karlowitz in 1699 in which the Ottoman Empire lost much of its European territory. This volume covers the main campaigns and the part played by such elite troops as the Janissaries and the Sipahis as well as exploring the social and economic impact of the conquests."--BOOK JACKET
Battles of the samurai by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
The lone samurai and the martial arts by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Om samuraikrigeren i både legende og historie
Real ninja : over 20 true stories of Japan's secret assassins by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty true stories of the ninjas of Japan, with full-color illustrations of battles and samurai warriors
Samurai warfare by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 libraries worldwide
The samurai sourcebook by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Warriors of medieval Japan by Stephen R Turnbull( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Combines material previously published as Warrior 29: Ashigaru 1467-1649, Warrior 64: Ninja AD 1460-1650, Warrior 70: Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949-1603, with a new section on Samurai, new images, and a new introduction and conclusion. The samurai remain the best known warriors of medieval Japan, but they were by no means the only fighting elite. There were the ashigaru, who were first recruited to swell army numbers but later became a vital part of any samurai force. Trained to protect their monasteries, warrior monks were formidable enemies, mastering a range of martial traditions. Finally, the Ninja catered to an increasing demand for spies, informants and sometimes assassins, developing the arts of armed and unarmed combat and explosives. From the Hardcover edition
 
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Alternative Names
Ternmpul, Stiben, 1948-
Tranbul, S.
Turnbull, S.
Turnbull, S. 1948-
Turnbull, S. R.
Turnbull, S.R., 1948-
Turnbull, S. R. (Stephen R.)
Turnbull, S. R. (Stephen Richard)
Turnbull, Stefan, 1948-
Turnbull, Stephen.
Turnbull, Stephen, 1948-
Turnbull, Stephen R., 1948-....
Turnbull, Stephen Richard
Turnbull, Stephen Richard, 1948-
Turnbull, Stephen (Stephen R.)
Turnburll, S., 1948-
Тернбулл, Стивен
Транбул, С.
ターンブル, S. R
Languages
English (218)
Spanish (5)
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