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Genes, language, and culture history in the Southwest Pacific

Author: Jonathan Scott Friedlaender
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Human evolution series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The islands north of Australia are home to a set of remarkably diverse human populations. The authors have used a sampling strategy to reveal the complex structure of the variation of populations in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Scott Friedlaender
ISBN: 9780195300307 0195300300
OCLC Number: 68373245
Description: xi, 248 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Jonathan S. Friedlaender --
Island Melanesian pasts : a view from archeology / Glenn R. Summerhayes --
Recent research on the historical relationships of the Papuan languages, or, What does linguistics say about the prehistory of Melanesia? / Andrew Pawley --
Mitochondrial DNA variation in Northern Island Melanesia / Jonathan S. Friedlaender [and others] --
Y chromosome variation in Northern Island Melanesia / Laura B. Scheinfeldt [and others] --
Pigmentation and candidate gene variation in Northern Island Melanesia / Heather L. Norton, George Koki, Jonathan S. Friedlaender --
The distribution of an insertion/deletion polymorphism on chromosome 22 / Renato Robledo --
The languages of Island Melanesia / Eva Lindström [and others] --
Inferring prehistory from genetic, linguistic, and geographic variation / Keith Hunley [and others] --
Animal translocations, genetic variation, and the human settlement of the Pacific / Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith --
Viral phylogeny and human migration in the Southwest Pacific / Jill Czarnecki, Jonathan S. Friedlaender, Gerald Stoner --
Origins of plant exploitation in near Oceania : a review / Robin Allaby --
Extraordinary population structure among the baining of New Britain / Jason A. Wilder and Michael F. Hammer --
Immunoglobin allotypes as a marker of population history in the Southwest Pacific / Moses S. Schanfield [and others] --
Contributions of population origins and gene flow to the diversity of neutral and malaria selected autosomal genetic loci of Pacific Island populations / J. Koji Lum --
Conclusion / Jonathan S. Friedlaender.
Series Title: Human evolution series.
Other Titles: Genes, language, & culture history in the Southwest Pacific
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Scott Friedlaender.
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