Chris Gosden

Professor Chris Gosden is Chair of European Archaeology at Oxford University and has carried out archaeological fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Turkmenistan, Borneo and Britain. He is the author of Prehistory for the Oxford Very Short Introductions series.

In 2020, Viking published his first trade book, The History of Magic: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present, on the divergence of scientifically based societies arising in cities over the last 5000 years and the magic-oriented peoples of the steppes and forest.

Books by Chris Gosden