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Saxons, Vikings and Celts : the genetic roots of Britain and Ireland

Author: Bryan Sykes
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study based on a decade-long DNA survey traces the genetic makeup of British Islanders and their descendants, ranging from prehistoric times to the genetic heritage of Americans of British descent.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sykes, Bryan.
Saxons, Vikings and Celts
(OCoLC)154707056
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Sykes
ISBN: 9780393079784 0393079783
OCLC Number: 916080335
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: North American preface --
Maps --
Prologue --
Twelve thousand years of solitude --
Who do we think we are? --
The resurgent Celts --
The skull snatchers --
The blood bankers --
The silent messengers --
The nature of the evidence --
Ireland --
The DNA of Ireland --
Scotland --
The Picts --
The DNA of Scotland --
Wales --
The DNA of Wales --
England --
Saxons, Danes, Vikings, and Normans --
The DNA of England --
The blood of the isles.
Responsibility: Bryan Sykes.

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A study based on a decade-long DNA survey traces the genetic makeup of British Islanders and their descendants, ranging from prehistoric times to the genetic heritage of Americans of British descent.

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