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Ancestral DNA, human origins, and migrations

Author: Rene J Herrera; Ralph Garcia-Bertrand
Publisher: London, United Kingdom ; San Diego, CA, United States : Academic Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations describes the genesis of humans in Africa and the subsequent story of how our species migrated to every corner of the globe. Different phases of this journey are presented in an integrative format with information from a number of disciplines, including population genetics, evolution, anthropology, archaeology, climatology, linguistics, art, music, folklore and history.  Read more...
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Herrera, Rene J.
Ancestral DNA, human origins, and migrations.
London : Elsevier ; Academic Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1015864200
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rene J Herrera; Ralph Garcia-Bertrand
ISBN: 9780128041284 0128041285
OCLC Number: 1040694075
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 576 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The nature of evolution --
Early hominins --
Origin of modern humans --
The exodus out of Africa --
The settlement of the Near East --
Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Hobbits --
Dispersals into India --
The occupation of Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and Australia --
The Austronesian expansion --
From Africa to the Americas --
The Bantu expansion --
Modern humans in Europe --
The agricultural revolutions --
The silk roads.
Responsibility: Rene J. Herrera, Ralph Garcia-Bertrand.

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Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations describes the genesis of humans in Africa and the subsequent story of how our species migrated to every corner of the globe. Different phases of this journey are presented in an integrative format with information from a number of disciplines, including population genetics, evolution, anthropology, archaeology, climatology, linguistics, art, music, folklore and history. This unique approach weaves a story that has synergistic impact in the clarity and level of understanding that will appeal to those researching, studying, and interested in population genetics, evolutionary biology, human migrations, and the beginnings of our species. Integrates research and information from the fields of genetics, evolution, anthropology, archaeology, climatology, linguistics, art, music, folklore and history, among others.

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