• Fiction
      September 2017

      Invisible Scars

      by Peter Sykes

      Whilst Paul and Kate work alongside each other as doctor and nurse on the surgical ward, strains in their relationship emerge. And when Kate's baby dies and Paul's inexperience costs lives, doubt and despair hang in the air an

    • November 2010

      Queer Bodies

      Sexualities, Genders, and Fatness in Physical Education

      by Heather Sykes

      This book brings together three areas of current public debate – sexuality, gender, and obesity – that will be of interest to curriculum workers, critical educators, physical educators, and professionals working in the areas of health, recreation, and spo

    • August 2007

      Women, Science and Sound in Nineteenth-Century France

      by Ingrid Sykes

      This book deals with the substantial role performed by women in the sophisticated scientific and technological environment of nineteenth-century France. In a period marked by both radical experimentation and rich spiritual sensibility, women interacted wi

    • Behind the Screens at the City General

      by Peter Sykes

      What really goes on 'behind the screens' of a busy hospital ward? The heroes of the novel are Paul Lambert and his girl friend Kate Meredith. Paul, a quiet and introspective young doctor, tells the real-life tales of some of his patients,

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

      The First Cut

      by Peter Sykes

      Paul Lambert, a quiet introspective young man, is thrown, bewildered and unprepared, into the daunting world of a busy surgical unit. Through his eyes numerous ʻpatient episodesʼ are described - many amusing, some serious, others poignant but all very

    • Fiction
      October 2015

      First Do No Harm

      by Peter Sykes

      Set against industrial action that beset the NHS in the 1970's, the normal healthy camaraderie of the City Hospital is lost as the dispute sets nurse against nurse and doctor against doctor. Operations are cancelled, waiting lists spiral out of control

    • Urban & municipal planning
      December 1999

      Urban Regeneration

      A Handbook

      by Roberts, Peter; Sykes, Hugh;

      Providing students and practitioners with a detailed overview of the key theoretical and applied issues, this book is a comprehensive and integrated primer on regeneration. The various chapters: review the history and context of urban regeneration; consid

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