ARAI, Masami. Japanese, b. 1953. Genres: Romance/Historical, Area studies. Career: Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan, instructor, 1984-86, assistant professor, 1986-88, associate professor in Faculty of Letters, 1988-92; Tokai University, Tokyo, Japan, associate professor in Faculty of Letters, 1992-95; Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan, professor of Turkish studies, 1995-. Osaka University, lecturer, 1991-92. Publications: Turkish Nationalism in the Young Turk Era, 1992; My Father Nobunaga (novel), 2003. Address: 9-9, Koyama 2-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 142, Japan.