History of Magic

History of Magic

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Description: What is magic, when did it begin, and does it still have a place in the modern world? Professor Chris Gosden discusses the long history of magic from the Ice Age, through antiquity, to the present.

Listen to the podcast here

PDF transcript here: 

Further Reading:

Gosden, C. (2020). The History of Magic: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present. Penguin UK.