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  • Death's Headby David Gunn

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 7.99

    Set in a chillingly realistic far-future world, and featuring a gritty antihero even more frightening than the evil empire he serves as soldier and assassin, Death’s Head is sure to be one of the most talked-about novels of the year. David Gunn is loaded–and he shoots to kill. At the top of the galactic pecking order is the United Free, a civilization... more...

  • Death's Head: Day of the Damnedby David Gunn

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 26.00

    Fueled with high-octane testosterone and noteworthy for a kill rate more customary in computer games than in works of literature, David Gunn’s novels take no prisoners and make no apologies. Like war itself, they are raw and violent, horrifying yet mysteriously moving. These qualities also characterize Gunn’s hero and narrator, Lt. Sven Tveskoeg, a... more...

  • Sailor in the Desertby David Gunn

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99

    Sailor in the Desert is the personal account of a Royal Navy sailor's experiences during the Mesopotamian campaign of 1915. As an able seaman on an armed sloop supporting the British expedition up the River Tigris, Philip Gunn's recollections give a rare perspective of this ill-fated campaign. At the outbreak of war, Phillip Gunn was serving... more...

  • Reading Bibles, Writing Bodiesby Timothy K. Beal; David Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95

    The Bible is often said to be one of the foundation texts of Western culture. The present volume shows that it goes far beyond being a religious text. The essays explore how religious, political and cultural identities, including ethnicity and gender, are embodied in biblical discourse. Following the authors, we read the Bible with new eyes: as a critic... more...

  • Suicide in Professional and Amateur Athletesby David Lester; John F. Gunn

    Charles C Thomas 2013; US$ 38.95

    This book looks at the problem of why so many professional and amateur athletes kill themselves. Professional athletes lead what seem to us to be glamorous lives and make large, and sometimes huge, salaries. In schools, the athletes are often the formal and informal leaders, given recognition and honors. News of their suicides shocks us because, to... more...

  • God, Gender and the Bibleby Deborah Sawyer; David Gunn; Gary. A Philips

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Deborah Sawyer discusses this crucial yet unresolved question in the context of contemporary and postmodern ideas about gender and power, based on fresh examination of a number of texts from Hebrew and Christian scripture. Such texts offer striking parallels to contemporary gender theories (particularly those of Luce Irigaray and Judith Butler), which... more...

  • The Physiology of New York Boarding-Housesby David Faflik; David Faflik; Thomas Gunn

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 27.95

    Thomas Butler Gunn's classic 1857 account of urban habitation, The Physiology of New York Boarding-Houses, explores the process by which boardinghouse life was translated into a lively urban vernacular.Physiology is at once an essential introduction to a "lost" world of boarding, even as it comprises an early, engaging, and sophisticated analysis... more...

  • War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559by Steven Gunn; David Grummitt; Hans Cools

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 169.99

    Comparing the effects of war on England and the Netherlands, this book tests the idea that war increased rulers' power over their subjects. Exploring themes such as national identity and religious change, the result is a compelling and nuanced picture of societies and policies tested and shaped by the pressures of ever more demanding warfare. more...

  • Theories Of Suicideby John F. Gunn III; David Lester

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 52.95

    Some researchers in the field of suicidology think that the old theories of suicide are too constraining and impede advances in the understanding of suicide. However the book’s authors are not quite so critical of past theories. In the book they review the classic theories of suicide, both psychological and sociological, because they are the foundation... more...

  • Neonatal Neural Rescueby A. David Edwards; Denis V. Azzopardi; Alistair J. Gunn

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 92.00

    A concise, practical guide to hypothermic neural rescue therapy, the technique that has revolutionized the approach to treating perinatal asphyxia. more...