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The Scots : a genetic journey

Author: Alistair Moffat; James F Wilson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here, guided by Jim Wilson's researches into Scottish genetic history, he (Alistair Moffat) tackles on the of the biggest stories possible: linking up the story of the earliest Scots to the earliest men ... He is wonderfully able to communicate the epic elements of the story - which matters because that's precisely what man's survival has been"--David Robinson, The Scotsman'I've been enjoyably immersed in it since  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Genealogy
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moffat, Alistair.
Scots : A Genetic Journey.
Edinburgh : Birlinn, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Moffat; James F Wilson
ISBN: 9780857900203 085790020X
OCLC Number: 781613569
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction : The Crowd; 1 : The Refuges; 2 : The Book of the Dead; 3 : Northwards; 4 : Harvest Home; 5 : Sunrise and Moonset; 6 : The Iron Men; 7 : The Glory Road; 8 : The Four Nations of Scotland; 9 : Of Mice and Men; 10 : Conquests and Armadas; 11 : Wha's Like Us?; Envoi; Bibliography; A, B, C; Index; D, E, F; G, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O; P, Q, R; S, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z; Copyright.
Responsibility: Alistair Moffat and James F. Wilson.

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A remarkable new piece of research that vividly uncovers Scotland's DNA Map. Since the opening of the Scottish Parliament there has been a revitalised interest in Scottish history and national  Read more...

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