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Genetic, linguistic and archaeological perspectives on human diversity in Southeast Asia

Author: Li Jin; Mark Seielstad; Chunjie Xiao
Publisher: Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2001.
Series: Recent advances in human biology, v. 8.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Southeast Asia is regarded as one of the birthplaces of modern humans. Recent genetic evidence shows that it was probably the entry point of modern humans from Africa into East Asia and Oceania. With the help of new markers X mostly from the Y-chromosome and mtDNA X several recent efforts have been made to study the populations of Southeast Asia, which have been somewhat neglected in the past. A new picture of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Genetic, linguistic and archaeological perspectives on human diversity in Southeast Asia.
Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2001
(DLC) 2002284508
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Li Jin; Mark Seielstad; Chunjie Xiao
ISBN: 9789812810847 9812810846
OCLC Number: 646768430
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 172 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. I. Prehistory of human populations: Archaelogical, linguistic and paleontological perspectives. Prehistory, language and human biology: Is there a consensus in east and Southeast Asia / C.F.W. Higham --
Human diversity and language diversity / W.S.-Y. Wang --
Before the neolithic: Hunter-gatherer societies in central Thailand / R. Thosarat --
pt. II. The peopling of Southeast Asia. The case for an African rather than an Asian origin of the human Y-chromosome YAP insertion / P.A. Underbill & C.C. Roseman --
Genetic history of ethnic populations in southwestern China / B. Su, C. Xiao & L. Jin --
Y-chromosomal variation in uxorilocal and patrilocal populations in Thailand / M. Srikummool [and others] --
Genetic relationships among 16 ethnic groups from Malaysia and Southeast Asia / S.G. Tan --
pt. III. The peopling of east Asia. Chinese human genome diversity project: A synopsis / J. Chu --
Origins and prehistoric migrations of modern humans in east Asia / B. Su & L. Jin --
pt. IV. The peopling of Oceania. The genetic trail from Southeast Asia to the Pacific / R. Deka, B. Su & L. Jin --
The colonization of remote Oceania and the drowning ofSundaland / J.K. Lum.
Series Title: Recent advances in human biology, v. 8.
Responsibility: editors, Li Jin, Mark Seielstad, Chunjie Xiao.
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A new picture of the origin and migrations of modern humans in the region of Southeast Asia is quickly emerging. In this book, the leading researchers in the studies of Southeast Asian, East Asian,  Read more...

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