Pirate: The Buccaneer's (Unofficial) Manual

Stephen Turnbull (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Publish Date
May 01, 2018
Pages
216
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.9 X 7.9 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780500252239
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About the Author

Stephen Turnbull is the world's leading authority on samurai culture. He took his first degree at Cambridge and has two MAs (in Theology and Military History) from Leeds University. In 1996 he received a PhD from Leeds for his thesis on Japan's Kakure Kirishitan. In its published form the work won the Japan Festival Literary Award in 1998. Having lectured in East Asian Studies and Theology he is now retired and is an Honorary Lecturer at Leeds, a Research Associate at SOAS and Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies at Akita International University. He has published 73 books and many journal articles. His expertise was also put to use in helping design the award-winning computer strategy game Shogun Total War, and in 2010 he acted as Historical Adviser to Universal Pictures for the movie 47 Ronin. He is currently working on a major project tracing the historical evolution of the ninja as a cultural phenomenon.