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  • 47 Ronin

    47 Ronin
    av John Allyn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805314654

    A classic tale that will captivate lovers of Japan, history, and epic adventure alike. Japan's most celebrated tale of chivalry, loyalty and revenge—and the basis for a Hollywood feature film starring Keanu Reaves—47 Ronin is the epic t…

  • Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine 4e

    Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine 4e
    av Stephen J Chapman

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198837114

    Revised and updated for its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine is the must-have resource for respiratory trainees, internal medical trainees and other junior doctors in acute and internal medicine, medical students, and all…

  • Samurai Women 1184?1877

    Samurai Women 1184?1877
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039515

    From when the Empress Jingo-kogo led an invasion of Korea while pregnant with the future Emperor Ojin, tales of female Japanese warriors have emerged from Japan's rich history. Using material that has never been translated into English before, this…

  • The Samurai Swordsman: Master of War

    The Samurai Swordsman: Master of War
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804849838

    This Samurai history, filled with dozens of woodblock prints and photographs, is an authoritative text on Japan's most fearsome warriors. Through fascinating stories and full-color historical images that show the samurai in mesmerizing detail, milit…

  • Mongol Warrior 1200?1350

    Mongol Warrior 1200?1350
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765839

    The Mongol warriors were one of the great success stories of world military history. Under the leadership of Genghis Khan and his successors the Mongols conquered much of the known world, fighting in territory ranging from the frozen steppes, the wi…

  • Japanese Castles in Korea 1592?98

    Japanese Castles in Korea 1592?98
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846031045

    The Japanese invasion and occupation of Korea, which lasted from 1592 to 1598, was the only occasion in Japanese history when samurai aggression was turned against a foreign country. During the occupation of Korea the Japanese built 25 wajo or castl…

  • Weapons of the Samurai

    Weapons of the Samurai
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844040

    This fully illustrated new book describes and analyses the weapons and equipment traditionally associated with the samurai, Japan’s superlative warriors. It examines the range of weapons used by them at different times and in different situati…

  • Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949?1603

    Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949?1603
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765730

    From the 10th to the mid-17th century, religious organisations played an important part in the social, political and military life in Japan. Known as sohei ('monk warriors') or yamabushi ('mountain warriors'), the warrior monks were anything but pea…

  • Tanaka 1587

    Tanaka 1587
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912866496

    In 1587 the 1,000-strong garrison of tiny Tanaka Castle in Higo Province (modern Kumamoto Prefecture) on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu, held out for 100 days against an army ten times their size sent by the great general Toyotomi Hideyoshi…

  • The Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592?98

    The Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592?98
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032547

    ?Stephen Turnbull, a renowned expert on the history of Japan, examines the samurai invasion of Korea, the first step in an ambitious Japanese plan to conquer China. Examining the various stages of the war, from the pitched battles of the early war y…

  • Ninja

    Ninja
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526796486

    Produced with the full cooperation of the Department of Ninja Studies at Mie University in Japan, where the author is Visiting Professor. This is the only academic institution in the world devoted to the study of ninja.

  • The Mongols

    The Mongols
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850453720

    The history of the Mongol armies is a catalogue of superlatives. No armies in history have ever won so many battles or conquered so much territory. No army has ever provoked such justifiable terror and loathing in its victims, or slaughtered so many…

  • So you want to be a Ninja?

    So you want to be a Ninja?

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500652107

    This humorous and handy guide contains all the information aspiring ninjas need to know. With padded ninja shoes underfoot and ninja stars around their belts, our plucky newbie ninjas Kate, Eddie and Angus travel back in time to 1789 Japan to enrol…

  • The Samurai Capture a King

    The Samurai Capture a King
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034428

    A brilliant but little-known operation, the Shimazu clan raid on the independent kingdom of Rykyu (modern Okinawa) in 1609 is one of the most extraordinary episodes in samurai history and the culmination of centuries of rivalry between the two power…

  • The Lost Samurai

    The Lost Samurai
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526758989

    _The Lost Samurai_ reveals the greatest untold story of Japan's legendary warrior class, which is that for almost a hundred years Japanese samurai were employed as mercenaries in the service of the kings of Siam, Cambodia, Burma, Spain and Portugal,…

  • War in Japan 1467?1615

    War in Japan 1467?1615
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764801

    In 1467 the Onin War ushered in a period of unrivalled conflict and rivalry in Japan that came to be called the Age of Warring States. In this text Turnbull offers an exposition of the wars. He explains what led to Japan's disintegration into warrin…

  • The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281

    The Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034565

    From his seat in Xanadu, the great Mongol Emperor of China, Kubla Khan, had long plotted an invasion of Japan. However, it was only with the acquisition of Korea, that the Khan gained the maritime resources necessary for such a major amphibious oper…

  • The Samurai Swordsman

    The Samurai Swordsman
    av Stephen Turnbull

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473817937

    Samurai tells the story of the courageous and highly disciplined fighting men of this time, showing how they evolved from the primitive fighters of the seventh century into an invincible military caste with a fearsome reputation. In the early sevent…

  • Ninja AD 1460?1650

    Ninja AD 1460?1650
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765259

    The Ninja were the secret agents and assassins of feudal Japan, and they remain a subject of enduring fascination. Many of the books about them are unreliable and promote the myth of the 'invincible superman', that fiction continues to perpetuate. T…

  • Kawanakajima 1553?64

    Kawanakajima 1553?64
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765624

    The Kawanakajima campaign is unique in Japanese history, perhaps even in world history, in that five battles were fought over the same battlefield by the same protagonists within the space of 12 years. The combatants were two of the greatest of the…

  • Tannenberg 1410

    Tannenberg 1410
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765617

    By 1400 the long running conflict between the Teutonic Knights and the Polish-Lithuanian kingdom was coming to a head. In June 1410 Ladislos II of Lithuania invaded the Order's territory with an army of 10,000. It included many of the Teutonic Knigh…

  • The Art of Renaissance Warfare

    The Art of Renaissance Warfare
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526713759

    _The Art of Renaissance Warfare_ tells the story of the knight during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries from the great victories of Edward III and the Black Prince to the fall of Richard III on Bosworth Field. During this period, new technology…

  • Tokugawa Ieyasu

    Tokugawa Ieyasu
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849085748

    Towards the end of the 16th century three outstanding commanders brought Japan's century of civil wars to an end, but it was Tokugawa Leyasu who was to ensure a lasting peace. In terms of his strategic and political achievements Leyasu ranks as Japa…

  • The Samurai

    The Samurai
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138139992

    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…

  • The Samurai

    The Samurai
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781873410387

    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…

  • War in Japan

    War in Japan
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472851185

    Updated and revised, with full-colour maps and all new images throughout, this concise history examines the most violent, turbulent, cruel and exciting chapter in Japanese history, the Age of Warring States, beginning with the Onin War in 1467 and e…

  • The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan

    The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781873410707

    First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in 1873 - and the development of the faith and rituals from the 16t…

  • The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan

    The Kakure Kirishitan of Japan
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138973961

    First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in 1873 - and the development of the faith and rituals from the 16t…

  • Siege Weapons of the Far East (2)

    Siege Weapons of the Far East (2)
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763408

    Increasingly from the 11th century AD, East Asian armies used exploding missiles and siege cannon to reduce the fortifications of their enemies. These ranged from heavy siege cannon such as those used during the sige of P'yongyang during the Japanes…

  • The Ottoman Empire 1326?1699

    The Ottoman Empire 1326?1699
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765693

    The Ottoman Empire and its conflicts provide one of the longest continuous narratives in military history. They were never overthrown by a foreign power, and no usurper succeeded in taking the throne. This volume covers the rise of the Ottomans, and…

  • Samurai

    Samurai
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251881

    Young samurai, do you wish to obtain the martial skills to master the Way of the Warrior? The strategic know-how to lay siege to a castle? The Zenlike composure to conduct a tea ceremony? This witty, informative and unique guide to the samurai class…

  • The Hussite Wars 1419?36

    The Hussite Wars 1419?36
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766652

    In 1415, the judicial murder of the religious reformer Jan Hus sparked a major uprising in Bohemia. His death led within a few years to the 'Hussite' revolution against the monarchy, the German aristocracy and the Church establishment. For two decad…

  • Subversion, Conversion, Development

    Subversion, Conversion, Development

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525831

    Explorations of design, use, and reuse of information technology in diverse historical and cultural contexts.This book explores alternative cultural encounters with and around information technologies. These encounters are alternative because they c…

  • The Great Wall of China 221 BC?AD 1644

    The Great Wall of China 221 BC?AD 1644
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846030048

    The most extensive and famous example of fortification in the world, the Great Wall of China stretches for more than 4,000 miles across inhospitable terrain. Charting its development from construction in the 7th century BC through to the present day…

  • Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (2)

    Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (2)
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767123

    The original forced conversion of pagan Livonia, what is now the Baltic states of Latvia and Estonia, was carried about by a military order known as the Brethren of the Sword. In 1236 this order was incorporated into the Teutonic Knights following a…

  • Shogun

    Shogun
    av A. L. Sadler, Stephen Turnbull, A. L. Sadler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784805310427

    This book tells the fascinating history of the life of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu — Japan's most famous Shogun. Since its initial appearance, A.L.Sadler's imposing biography of the Japanese Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu has been recognized as an outstand…

  • Ninja

    Ninja
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473850422

    The ninja is a well-known phenomenon in Japanese military culture, a fighter who is widely regarded as the world s greatest exponent of secret warfare. He infiltrates castles, gathers vital intelligence and wields a deadly knife in the dark. His eas…

  • Samurai Armies 1467?1649

    Samurai Armies 1467?1649
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033513

    The Sengoku The Jidai, 'Age of Warring States', is the age of the samurai - the military aristocracy of Japan. This period, which lasted from the outbreak of the Onin War in 1467 to the establishment of the Tokugawa Shogunate in the early 17th centu…

  • Katana

    Katana
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849081511

    The Samurai sword of Japan is probably the finest edged weapon ever made. This volume by leading Samurai expert Stephen Turnbull reveals the story of how and why it achieved this distinction. Particular attention is paid to the development of the fa…

  • Samurai vs Ashigaru

    Samurai vs Ashigaru
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472832436

    During the 16th century, Japan underwent a military revolution, characterized by the deployment of large armies, the introduction of firearms and an eventual shift towards fighting on foot. This study encapsulates these great changes through an expl…

  • Fighting Ships of the Far East (2)

    Fighting Ships of the Far East (2)
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764788

    Over the centuries, naval relations between Japan and Korea appear to have alternated between peaceful trade and outright hostility. However, this impression can be misleading, as much of what passed for mercantile activity was in fact conducted by…

  • Samurai Armies 1550?1615

    Samurai Armies 1550?1615
    av Patrick Turnbull

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850453027

    In 1543 three Portuguese merchants entered a turbulent Japan, bringing with them the first firearms the Japanese had ever seen: simple matchlock muskets called arquebuses. They proved a decisive addition to the Japanese armoury, as for centuries the…

  • Japanese Castles AD 250?1540

    Japanese Castles AD 250?1540
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032530

    Dr Stephen Turnbull is internationally recognised for his research into and writing on Japanese military history. Here he applies his scholarship to an account of the evolution of Japanese defensive architecture and engineering, from early earthwork…

  • Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries AD 710?1602

    Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries AD 710?1602
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768267

    From the 10th century onwards the great monastic foundations of Nara and Mount Hiei maintained large armies of warlike monks, a practice that was later followed by other institutions. The tempestuous political rivalries that developed between the di…

  • Hatamoto

    Hatamoto
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846034787

    Each great samurai warlord, or daimyo, had a division of troops known as the Hatamoto, 'those who stand under the flag'. The Hatamoto included the personal bodyguards, the senior generals, the standard bearers and colour-guard, the couriers, and the…

  • Samurai Heraldry

    Samurai Heraldry
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763040

    Britain's leading historian of Samurai warfare describes, explains and illustrates the strikingly colourful heraldry of the great warring families and their feudal armies in medieval Japan. Illustrated with many identified examples, this title trace…

  • Japanese Castles 1540?1640

    Japanese Castles 1540?1640
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841764290

    The most familiar characteristics of the traditional Japanese castle are the huge sloping stone walls and the graceful yet militarily sophisticated structures built on top of them. This title covers the entire period of Japanese castle development f…

  • The ONin War 1467-77

    The ONin War 1467-77

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059674

    The story of the terrible Onin War has now been told. In this groundbreaking book the author has drawn on previously untranslated primary sources to set the famous yet misunderstood conflict in its true context. Its history begins with the glory day…

  • The Gempei War 1180?85

    The Gempei War 1180?85
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472813848

    Internationally renowned samurai expert Dr Stephen Turnbull delves into a pivotal era of Japanese history in this highly illustrated account of The Gempei War a conflict that defined the age and the ethos of the samurai. Never before had there been…

  • Nagashino 1575

    Nagashino 1575
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326194

    When Portuguese traders took advantage of the constant violence in Japan to sell the Japanese their first firearms, one of the quickest to take advantage of this new technology was the powerful daimyo Oda Nobunaga. In 1575 the impetuous Takeda Katsu…

  • Ashigaru 1467?1649

    Ashigaru 1467?1649
    av S.R. Turnbull

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841761497

    The ashigaru were the foot soldiers of old Japan. Although recruited first to swell an army's numbers and paid only by loot, the samurai began to realise their worth, particularly with arquebuses and spears, until well-trained ashigaru made up a vit…

  • Samurai Commanders (2)

    Samurai Commanders (2)
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767444

    This second volume about Japan's samurai commanders covers the generals of the later years of the Age of the Warring States, a period when only the most able leaders survived. This was a time when the prowess of a commander was measured as much by h…