Stephen Turnbull

British historian

Stephen Richard Turnbull (b. 6 February 1948) is a British academic, historian and writer.[1] He is a specialist in Far Eastern military history. He is best known for his writing about the samurai of Japan.

Early lifeEdit

Turnbull earned a degree at Cambridge University.[2]

Further studies led to his earning an MA in Theology and an MA in Military History. He was awarded a PhD from the University of Leeds.[2]


Turnbull is a lecturer in Far Eastern Religions at Leeds.[3]

Selected worksEdit

In an overview of writings by and about Louis-Frédéric, OCLC/WorldCat lists roughly 100+ works in 400+ publications in 15 languages and 15,000+ library holdings.[4]

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  1. Library of Congress (LOC), Turnbull, Stephen R.; retrieved 2012-10-19.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Turnbull, Stephen R. (2005). Samurai Commanders, p. 2.
  3. University of Leeds, Dr. Stephen Turnbull probile; retrieved 2012-10-19.
  4. WorldCat Identities: Turnbull, Stephen R.

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