Understand Existentialism Nigel Rodgers & Mel Thompson—Hodder Teach Yourself 27 August 2010
Understand Existentialism unpacks the heady mix
of self-affirmation and despair that created the most popular and
influential philosophy of the 20th century. The first philosophy to
inspire – and to be influenced by – writers and artists, it
appealed as much to people in the cafés and streets as in the lecture
halls. Among its key figures were Simone de Beauvoir, a pioneer in
feminist thinking, and Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, both great
The Greek World Lorenz Books—June 2010
Architecture, Art, tragedy, comedy, poetry, sculpture, philosophy, science, sex, symposia, slavery, technology, food, wine and the role of women - all aspects of life in the ancient Greek world explored or revealed.
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Greece Lorenz Books—March 2009
Do you prefer anarchy to monarchy? Democracy to tyranny? Athletics to aesthetics? Physics to philosophy? All of them Greek words, for concepts the ancient Greeks pioneered. Read how and why the Greeks were the first in so many things that still matter. The book covers all ancient Greek history from Minoan Crete to Cleopatra.
Roman Architecture Southwater Books—November 2006
Arches, aqueducts , amphitheatres, arenas, palaces and sewers…all are there. With a quick guide on how to tell Ionic from Doric columns. And a survey of the empire’s greatest cities, from Pompeii to Petra .
Roman Empire Lorenz Books—2006
The entire sweep of Roman history – everyone from Julius Caesar, Cicero and Caligula to Hannibal and Attila the Hun, all aspects of Rome, from gargantuan dinner parties to sex and slavery, from military conquests to mystery religions. The publisher's website is at www.annesspublishing.com.
The Roman Army Southwater Books—2005
Describing in detail what remains the most successful military force the world has known,from cataphracts to catapults, from centurions to elephants. All major campaigns and battles explained and illustrated.
The Roman World Lorenz Books—2005
A survey of the world of imperial Rome, covering everything from baths to religion, from literature to travel, from technology to sport.
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Rome Lorenz Books—2004
From Romulus and Remus to the last emperors: a panoramic sweep through the centuries, chronicling the gradual rise and dramatic fall of the archetypal empire.
Hitler & Churchill Hodder & Stoughton—2001
Twin biographies in brief. Contrasting two of the 20th century’s most notorious figures: Hitler, the pioneering non-smoker, a believer in animal rights, vegetarianism and astrology versus Churchill, the romantic reactionary, smoking cigars and swigging champagne through two world wars.
The Traveller’s Atlas with John Man, Chris Schuler, Geoffrey Roy
Apple Books 1999
A vividly illustrated guide to the places you should see before you die.
Incredible Optical Illusions Simon and Schuster—1998
or: You should never (wholly) believe your eyes
Contributing writer to
- World Philosophy Vega—2002
- Facts at Your Fingertips Reader's Digest—2001
- Illustrated Encyclopedia of Great Britain Reader's Digest—1999
- Timelines of World History Bramley Books—1998