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  • Japan's past and present

    Japan's past and present
    av Kosaku Yoshino, John Lie, Dick Stegewerns, Roger Goodman, Anne E. Imamura, Pia Moberg, Inken Prohl, Elisabet Yanagisawa Avén, Kristina Fridh, Blaine Brownell, Stephen Turnbull, Christal Whelan, Anne Walthall, Thomas D. Conlan, S.J., M. Antoni J. Ucerler, Natasha Bennett, Constantine N. Vaporis, Oleg Benesch, James L. Huffman

    Klotband - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789163972058

    Den framstående japanska civilisationen och dess unika kultur representerar ofta en gåta för resten av världen. Efter andra världskriget blev nihonjinronstudier (läran om det japanska) populära; studierna var ett försök att förklara det unika med ja…

  • 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…

  • The Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592-98

    The Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592-98
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032547

    The invasions of Korea launched by the dictator Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1592-1593 and 1597-1598) are unique in Japanese history for being the only time that the samurai assaulted a foreign country. Hideyoshi planned to invade and conquer China, ruled at…

  • 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…

  • Toyotomi Hideyoshi

    Toyotomi Hideyoshi
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846039607

    Arguably the greatest military commander in the history of the samurai, Toyotomi Hideyoshi rose from the ranks of the peasantry to rule over all Japan. A student of the great unifier Oda Nobunaga, Hideyoshi would later avenge the murder of his maste…

  • 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 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 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,…

  • 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 situations.Be…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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. When…

  • 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: 1467-1615

    War in Japan: 1467-1615
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472851185

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 47 Ronin

    47 Ronin
    av John Allyn, Stephen Turnbull

    CD-bok - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781622313563

    In 1701 young Lord Asano is goaded into attacking a corrupt official at the Japanese Court. Although the wound Asano inflicts is minimal, the Emperor's punishment is harsh: Lord Asano is ordered to commit seppuku, or ritual suicide. His lands are co…

  • 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, 1420 - 34

    The Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34
    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

    Pocket - 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 outstanding con…

  • 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

    Fighting Ships of the Far East
    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…

  • Fighting Ships of the Far East

    Fighting Ships of the Far East
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841763866

    Following on from the two volumes on siege weapons of the Far East, this title adds to the corpus of knowledge about fighting ships of the Far East. Using detailed descriptions, accurate cutaway plates and reliable historical examples, it covers the…

  • Japanese Castles AD 250-540

    Japanese Castles AD 250-540
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846032530

    Renowned expert Stephen Turnbull examines the castles built in Japan, from the first primitive fortifications in the Yayoi Period (300 BC-AD 250) through to the first proper castles which began to be developed with the rise to power of the Yamato Co…

  • Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries, AD 710-1062

    Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries, AD 710-1062
    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 Samurai Horse and Foot Guards

    Hatamoto Samurai Horse and Foot Guards
    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…

  • 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 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 a…

  • Samurai Commanders

    Samurai Commanders
    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…

  • SAMURAI GNM CO ED USA

    SAMURAI GNM CO ED USA
    av TURNBULL STEPHEN

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472840424

  • Pirate

    Pirate
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500252239

    Pirates have a well-earned bad reputation, and this book invites the reader to join their ranks. Here you will discover everything the aspiring pirate needs to know in order to join a crew and start - and possibly end - a life of adventure, plunder…

  • The Samurai Capture a King - Okinawa 1609

    The Samurai Capture a King - Okinawa 1609
    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…

  • Samurai Commanders

    Samurai Commanders
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841767437

    Osprey's examination of Samurai commanders during the Gempei Wars (1180-1185), the Onin War (1467-1477), and the early Sengoku period. The samurai were the military elite of medieval and early modern Japan, and the men who led them were hailed as th…

  • Osaka 1615

    Osaka 1615
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841769608

    In 1614, Osaka Castle was Japan's greatest fortification, measuring approximately 2 miles in length with double circuits of walls, 100 feet high. It was guarded by 100,000 samurai, loyal to their master: the head of the Toyotomi clan, Toyotomi Hidey…

  • The Holy Spirit or Power from on High, Part 1: The Old Testament

    The Holy Spirit or Power from on High, Part 1: The Old Testament
    av Albert Benjamin Simpson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781258936471

  • The Holy Spirit or Power from on High, Part 1: The Old Testament

    The Holy Spirit or Power from on High, Part 1: The Old Testament
    av Albert Benjamin Simpson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781494075019

  • Ninja

    Ninja
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500021996

    The ninja, Japan's famous black-clad spies and assassins renowned for their superb martial arts skills, are the stuff of legend, their shadowy dealings inspiring countless tales in Japanese folklore. No other military figure in the world has capture…

  • The Samurai Tradition

    The Samurai Tradition
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781873410226

  • Genghis Khan and the Mongol Conquests 1190-1400

    Genghis Khan and the Mongol Conquests 1190-1400
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765235

    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 samura…

  • Genghis Khan and the Mongol Conquests 1190-1400

    Genghis Khan and the Mongol Conquests 1190-1400
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415968621

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • The Revenge of the 47 Ronin

    The Revenge of the 47 Ronin
    av Stephen Turnbull

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849084277

    When Lord Kira brought about the death of Lord Asano, he made Asano's loyal samurai into ronin - masterless warriors. These men secretly plotted their revenge and one snowy winter's night, launched an ambitious raid against their enemy's mansion in…

  • Practice of the District Courts of the City of New York

    Practice of the District Courts of the City of New York
    av Stephen H Turnbull

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781240180974