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Rodgers, Nigel

Overview
Works: 80 works in 275 publications in 5 languages and 4,214 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Biography  Pictorial works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Other
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nigel Rodgers
The rise and fall of ancient Rome by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illustrated military and political history of the world's mightiest power from the rise of the Republic and the dominance of the Empire to the fall of the West."--Cover
Philosophers behaving badly by Nigel Rogers( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the perils of philosophy. It shows that philosophers' own behaviour, sometimes bad, sometimes sad, occasionally downright mad, is seldom entirely unconnected with their thinking
Roman Empire by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the history of Rome - as a tiny primitive kingdom, as an ever-growing republic, as a world-ruling empire dominating the known world, and finally as the ghost or legend of that empire - stretching back to the early Iron Age. It explores the political and military history of Rome including Rome's rulers from Julius Caesar and his nephew Augustus, as well as Rome's influence on the development of world art, architecture and society. Detailed cross-sections and beautiful drawings of the Colosseum, the Pantheon and other World Heritage buildings reveal Roman techniques and architectural styles. With its magnificent combination of over 1000 full-colour illustrations and an authoritative and absorbing text, this is the perfect history of Rome for any student of history, archaeology or the classical world
The history and conquests of ancient Rome by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illustrated military and political chronicle of the world's greatest Empire: its leaders and generals, wars and campaigns"--Cover
Incredible optical illusions : a spectacular journey through the world of the impossible by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspective - Optical confusions - Anamorphic images - Stereoscopy - Illusory figures - Holograms - Figure and ground - Light and dark - Relativity
Roman architecture : an expert visual guide to the glorious classical heritage of ancient Rome by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on Rome's influence on the development of world art and architecture, and the building of ancient Rome, the first global city, and a world capital that pioneered a universally adopted architectural style. Contains detailed cross-sections and drawings of the Colosseum, the Pantheon and other World Heritage buildings
Italian painting : artists and their masterpieces throughout the ages( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents some of the most important works of the Italian artists. Spanning seven centuries, it ranges from Duccio da Buoninsegna, Giotto, Cimabue, Pietro Cavallini and Simone Martini (14th century) to Renato Guttuso (1912-1987)
Ancient Rome by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the history of Rome - as a tiny primitive kingdom, as an ever-growing republic, as a world-ruling empire dominating the known world, and finally as the ghost or legend of that empire - stretching back to the early Iron Age. It explores the political and military history of Rome including Rome's rulers from Julius Caesar and his nephew Augustus, as well as Rome's influence on the development of world art, architecture and society. Detailed cross-sections and beautiful drawings of the Colosseum, the Pantheon and other World Heritage buildings reveal Roman techniques and architectural styles. With its magnificent combination of over 1000 full-colour illustrations and an authoritative and absorbing text, this is the perfect history of Rome for any student of history, archaeology or the classical world
Life in ancient Rome : people and places : an illustrated reference to the art, architecture, religion, society and culture of the Roman world with over 450 pictures, maps and artworks by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daily life in Rome is explored in accounts of the sports and games in the arenas, and in a timeline of developments and inventions in science, technology and medicine. This is the perfect book for study projects, homework and also for the excited general reader
Understand existentialism by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understand Existentialism is an essential guide to what can often be challenging terrain. Suitable for newcomers as well as students of philosophy, this book explores the origins and development of existentialism as well as the contemporary relevance of existential ways of thinking
The Roman world : people and places by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architecture of ancient Rome
Life in Ancient Rome by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the Romans lived their daily lives, at work and at home, lavishly illustrated with more than 250 superb paintings, drawings, photographs, maps and plans
The Dandy : peacock or enigma? by Nigel Rodgers( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the phenomenon of the dandy from Regency England to the contemporary Congolese Sapeurs, with stops at Wodehouse, Wilde, Grant, and more. The dandy is not just an elaborately or even well-dressed man, nor is he an exclusively English phenomenon. He is something far more universal and intriguing, and this study explores his cultural significance. It starts with Beau Brummell, acknowledged as the very first dandy, a man whose ancestors had been servants, yet who invented a new paradigm of courtesy, wit, independence, and elegance to lord over
The rise and fall of ancient Greece : the military and political history of the ancient Greeks including the Persian Wars, the Battle of Marathon and the campaigns of Alexander the Great and his conquest of Asia by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an illustrated account of ancient Greece and its classical heritage. This book features a special focus on the life, tactics and military campaigns of Alexander the Great. It explains and examines the military techniques and strategies, operations and training of the Greek armies
Umbrella unfurled : its remarkable life and times by Nigel Rodgers( )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Culturally ubiquitous and multi-functional, the umbrella comes in many colors, shapes, and sizes, and its significance in different forms and throughout time is explored here. Its use in the ancient cultures of Egypt is discussed, where it was often made of palm leaves and colored feathers, denoted rank, and even had a religious significance. The place of umbrellas in Roman times is also explained, where it was commonly used by women of fashion—and supposedly by effeminate men to defend themselves. This entertaining history also covers the Edwardian times, the Duke of Wellington, London stockbrokers, and the KGB." --Publisher description
Manet : his life and work in 500 images by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lively and expert account of Edouard Manet, one of the greatest French artists, whose striking realism has led to him being called the first modern painter. Vivid biography is combined with a superb gallery of his work, with 500 stunning reproductions and photographs"--Amazon.com
Rome : the greatest empire by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This magnificently illlustrated book details the rise of Rome, from her very beginnings as a little town in Italy to her unchallenged status as world empire establishing a near-universal peace. Roman military might and ruthless government enabled Rome's rise to greatness in Europe, north Africa, and the Middle East. Eventually this ambitious expansionist policy led to Rome's inevitable decline and fall. But the legacy of ancient Rome- its people, places, buildings, and events- has shaped the development of Western civilization for over 2,000 years."--WorldCat
Het Romeinse Rijk by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in Dutch and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultuurhistorisch overzicht
The illustrated encyclopedia of ancient Greece : a comprehensive history with 1000 photographs by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of the ancient Greeks has shaped our world. Their military prowess, political sophistication, and cultural innovations continue to influence modern society. This reference guide evokes the magnificent heritage of classical Greece
The complete illustrated encyclopedia of ancient Greece : a comprehensive history with 1000 photographs by Nigel Rodgers( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title presents a comprehensive history with 1000 photographs. It offers an authoritative account of Greek military and political power, architecture, sculpture and art, drama and philosophy, and their lasting influence on Western culture. Discover how ancient Greece became one of the finest civilizations ever seen and the lives of her great writers, including Plato, Homer and Aristotle
 
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Philosophers behaving badly
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Philosophers behaving badlyRoman EmpireIncredible optical illusions : a spectacular journey through the world of the impossibleRoman architecture : an expert visual guide to the glorious classical heritage of ancient RomeItalian painting : artists and their masterpieces throughout the agesLife in ancient Rome : people and places : an illustrated reference to the art, architecture, religion, society and culture of the Roman world with over 450 pictures, maps and artworksUnderstand existentialismThe Roman world : people and places
Alternative Names
Nigel Rodgers Brits filosoof

Nigel Rodgers écrivain britannique

نايجل رودجرز

نايجل رودجرز، 1952-

نايجل رودجرز كاتب بريطاني

نایجل راجرز

Languages
English (138)

German (6)

Dutch (6)

Chinese (3)

French (1)