Brian Fagan

Brian Fagan is one of the world’s leading archaeological writers and an internationally recognized authority on world prehistory. He is a Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the author of several widely read books on ancient climate change. He has lectured about the subject to audiences large and small throughout the world. His latest book is Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization (Yale University Press, 2018).

Nadia Durrani is a Cambridge University-trained archaeologist and writer, with a PhD from University College, London, in Arabian archaeology. She is the former editor of Current Archaeology and Current World Archaeology magazines and has a very wide experience in writing about archaeology for wider audiences. She is co-author of several text books with Brian, and the forthcoming trade books What We Did in Bed: A Horizontal History (Yale University Press, 2019) and Bigger Than History: Why Archaeology Matters (Thames and Hudson, 2019).
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