Issue 43 (Feb)

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03 Oct 13
Yamamoto Isoroku: Leadership, Strategy, Conflict

Yamamoto Isoroku: Leadership, Strategy, Conflict

by Mark Stille, illustrated by Adam Hook, Osprey Publishing, Oxford, 2012, 64 pages,  EUR 15.37,  ISBN: 9781849087315 Review by Sir Hugh Cortazzi Mark Stille was a Commander in the US Navy and has worked in intelligence for over 30 years. He has written widely about naval history in the Pacific. This slim volume provides an […]

04 Feb 13
Anjin: The Shogun and The English Samurai

Anjin: The Shogun and The English Samurai

by Mike Poulton with Sho Kawai, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, 31 January 2013 – 9 February 2013 (Part of the RSC Swan Season, A World Elsewhere) Review by Michael Sullivan Click here to see photos from the premiere night performance on Thursday 31 January. Born in Kent in 1564 William Adams (Muira Anjin 三浦按針) was an English […]

Anjin: The Shogun and The English Samurai

Anjin: The Shogun and The English Samurai

by Mike Poulton with Sho Kawai, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, 31 January 2013 – 9 February 2013 (Part of the RSC Swan Season, A World Elsewhere) Review by Susan Meehan Click here to see photos from the premiere night performance on Thursday 31 January. Anjin The Shogun and the English Samurai premiered in Japan in 2009. […]

01 Feb 13
Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, Volume VIII

Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, Volume VIII

Compiled & Edited by Sir Hugh Cortazzi, Global Oriental in association with the Japan Society, 2013, 768 pages, ISBN: 978-90-04-24602-7 (available free to Japan Society members)* Review by Sean Curtin Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits – Volume VIII marks a significant milestone in the acclaimed Biographical Portraits project which now strides towards its second decade […]

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