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Cavalli-Sforza, L. L. (Luigi Luca) 1922-2018

Works: 275 works in 879 publications in 9 languages and 15,122 library holdings
Genres: History  Festschriften  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Other, htt, Curator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Composer, Publishing director, Former owner, Creator
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Most widely held works by L. L Cavalli-Sforza
Genes, peoples, and languages by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

57 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza was among the first to ask whether the genes of modern populations contain a historical record of the human species. Cavalli-Sforza and others have answered this question - anticipated by Darwin - with a decisive yes. Genes, Peoples, and Languages comprises five lectures that serve as a summation of the author's work over several decades, the goal of which has been nothing less than tracking the past 100,000 years of human evolution."--BOOK JACKET
The history and geography of human genes by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors reconstruct the history of our evolution by focusing on genetic divergence among human groups. Using genetic information accumulated over the last fifty years, they examined over 110 different inherited traits, such as blood types, HLA factors, proteins, and DNA markers, in over eighteen hundred, primarily aboriginal, populations. By mapping the worldwide geographic distribution of the genes, the scientists are now able to chart migrations and, in exploring genetic distance, devise a clock by which to date evolutionary history: the longer two populations are separated, the greater their genetic difference should be. This volume highlights the authors' contributions to genetic geography, particularly their technique for making geographic maps of gene frequencies and their synthetic method of detecting ancient migrations, as for example, the migration of Neolithic farmers from the Middle East toward Europe, West Asia, and North Africa
Consanguinity, inbreeding, and genetic drift in Italy by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, the geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza was teaching in Parma when a student--a priest named Antonio Moroni--told him about rich church records of demography and marriages between relatives. After convincing the Church to open its records, Cavalli-Sforza, Moroni, and Gianna Zei embarked on a landmark study that would last fifty years and cover all of Italy. This book assembles and analyzes the team's research for the first time. Using blood testing as well as church records, the team investigated the frequency of consanguineous marriages and its use for estimating inbreeding and studying the relations between inbreeding and drift. They tested the importance of random genetic drift by studying population structure through demography of the last three centuries, using it to predict the spatial variation of frequencies of genetic markers. The authors find that drift-related genetic variation, including its stabilization by migration, is best predicted by computer simulation. They also analyze the usefulness and limits of the concept of deme for defining Mendelian populations. The genetic effect of consanguineous marriage on recessive genetic diseases and for the detection of dominance in metric characters are also studied. Ultimately bringing together the many strands of their massive project, Cavalli-Sforza, Moroni, and Zei are able to map genetic drift in all of Italy's approximately 8,000 communes and to demonstrate the relationship between each locality's drift and various ecological and demographic factors. In terms of both methods and findings, their accomplishment is tremendously important for understanding human social structure and the genetic effects of drift and inbreeding
The great human diasporas : the history of diversity and evolution by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and Arabic and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the course of his work, Cavalli-Sforza joined forces with archaeologists, linguists, anthropologists, and molecular biologists. He shows how both archaeological and genetic data were used to track human migrations during the spread of agriculture; he probes such topics as the existence of a single ancestral language and the relationship between biological and linguistic evolution; and he brings us up to date with his current work as chief sponsor of the human genome diversity project, an ambitious attempt to analyze the most significant individual variations in human genomes
Cultural transmission and evolution : a quantitative approach by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

14 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of scholars have found that concepts such as mutation, selection, and random drift, which emerged from the theory of biological evolution, may also explain evolutionary phenomena in other disciplines as well. Drawing on these concepts, Professors Cavalli-Sforza and Feldman classify and systematize the various modes of transmitting "culture" and explore their consequences for cultural evolution. In the process, they develop a mathematical theory of the non-genetic transmission of cultural traits that provides a framework for future investigations in quantitative social and anthropological science.The authors use quantitative models that incorporate the various modes of transmission (for example, parent-child, peer-peer, and teacher-student), and evaluate data from sociology, archaeology, and epidemiology in terms of the models. They show that the various modes of transmission in conjunction with cultural and natural selection produce various rates of cultural evolution and various degrees of diversity within and between groups. The same framework can be used for explaining phenomena as apparently unrelated as linguistics, epidemics, social values and customs, and diffusion of innovations. The authors conclude that cultural transmission is an essential factor in the study of cultural change
The genetics of human populations by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

31 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The basic concepts of genetics; Mendelian populations; Deleterious mutations and the estimation of mutation rates; Transient and balanced polymorphisms; Polymorphisms for blood groups, transplantation antigens, and serum proteins: incompatibility selection; Genetic demography and natural selection; Inbreeding; Population structure; Quantitative characters, polygenic inheritance, and environmental interactions; The sexual dimorphism; Human evolution; Eugenics, euphenics, and human welfare
The neolithic transition and the genetics of populations in Europe by Albert J Ammerman( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onderzoek naar de overgang van jagen en verzamelen naar landbouw als bestaanswijze en de gevolgen van deze overgang voor de genetische structuur van Europese populaties
Genetics, evolution, and man by W. F Bodmer( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African pygmies( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of human genetics by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genes, culture, and human evolution : a synthesis by Linda Stone( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing links between genetic and cultural development, this book on human evolution offers students a combination of cultural anthropology and genetics. It demonstrates the empirical genetic evidence, based on modern DNA analysis and population studies, and provides a foundation for understanding human cultural diversity. (Dawson)
Biometrie : Grundzüge biologisch-medizinischer Statistik by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

48 editions published between 1961 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene, Völker und Sprachen die biologischen Grundlagen unserer Zivilisation by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in German and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chi siamo : la storia della diversità umana by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verschieden und doch gleich ein Genetiker entzieht dem Rassismus die Grundlage by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allgemein verständliche Darstellung der Humangenetik, insbesondere der Entwicklung des heutigen Menschen in den letzten 100000 Jahren. Berücksichtigt dabei Sprachwissenschaft, Archäologie und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
On evolutionary anthropology : essays in honor of Harry Hoijer, 1983( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La génétique des populations : histoire d'une découverte by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L. Cavalli-Sforza relate la naissance de sa vocation, son parcours de chercheur, depuis ses premières expériences sur les bactéries jusqu'à aujourd'hui, ses collaborations avec d'autres scientifiques. En étudiant les caractères héréditaires des populations, il raconte comment il est parvenu à reconstruire l'arbre généalogique de l'humanité. Francesco Cavalli-Sforza est docteur en philosophie
L'aventure de l'espèce humaine : de la génétique des populations à l'évolution culturelle by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Évolution biologique, évolution culturelle by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qui sommes-nous : une histoire de la diversité humaine by L. L Cavalli-Sforza( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The great human diasporas : the history of diversity and evolution
The history and geography of human genesConsanguinity, inbreeding, and genetic drift in ItalyThe great human diasporas : the history of diversity and evolutionCultural transmission and evolution : a quantitative approachThe genetics of human populationsThe neolithic transition and the genetics of populations in EuropeGenes, culture, and human evolution : a synthesis
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