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Mapping human history : genes, race, and our common origins

Author: Steve Olson
Publisher: Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin, 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Mariner books edView all editions and formats
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Earlier edition has subtitle : Discovering the past through our genes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Olson
ISBN: 0618352104 9780618352104
OCLC Number: 51756092
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Earlier edition has subtitle: Discovering the past through our genes.
Description: viii, 292 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: The human pageant --
I. AFRICA: The end of evolution: the African origins of modern humans --
The individuals and groups: the divergence of modern humans --
The African diaspora and the genetic unity of modern humans --
II. THE MIDDLE EAST: Encounters with the other: modern humans and Neandertals in the Middle East --
Agriculture, civilization, and the emergence of ethnicity --
God's people: a genetic history of the Jews --
III. ASIA AND AUSTRALIA: The great migration: to Asia and beyond --
Sprung from a common source: genes and languages --
IV. EUROPE: Who are the Europeans? --
Immigration and the future of Europe --
V. THE AMERICAS: The settlement of the Americas --
The burden of knowledge: Native Americans and the Human Genome Diversity Project --
VI. THE WORLD: The end of race: Hawaii and the mixing of peoples.
Responsibility: Steve Olson.

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