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The Resource Who we are and how we got here : ancient DNA and the new science of the human past, David Reich

Who we are and how we got here : ancient DNA and the new science of the human past, David Reich

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Who we are and how we got here : ancient DNA and the new science of the human past
Title
Who we are and how we got here
Title remainder
ancient DNA and the new science of the human past
Statement of responsibility
David Reich
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Reich describes how the revolution in the ability to sequence ancient DNA has changed our understanding of the deep human past. This book tells the emerging story of our often surprising ancestry - the extraordinary ancient migrations and mixtures of populations that have made us who we are
Cataloging source
QCL
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Reich, David
Dewey number
572.8/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH431
LC item number
.R37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human genetics
  • Genomics
  • DNA
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Human population genetics
  • DNA
  • Genomics
  • Human genetics
  • Human population genetics
  • Prehistoric peoples
Label
Who we are and how we got here : ancient DNA and the new science of the human past, David Reich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part one: The deep history of our species (1. How the genome explains who we are ; 2. Encounters with Neanderthals ; 3. Ancient DNA opens the floodgates) -- Part two: How we got to where we are today (4. Huamnity's ghosts ; 5. The making of modern Europe ; 6. The collision that formed India ; 7. In search of Native American ancestors ; 8. The genomic origins of East Asians ; 9. Rejoining Africa to the human story) -- Part three: The disruptive genome (10. The genomics of inequality ; 11. The genomics of race and identity ; 12. The future of ancient DNA)
Control code
on1056196902
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 335 pages
Isbn
9780198821250
Lccn
2018286635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1056196902
Label
Who we are and how we got here : ancient DNA and the new science of the human past, David Reich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part one: The deep history of our species (1. How the genome explains who we are ; 2. Encounters with Neanderthals ; 3. Ancient DNA opens the floodgates) -- Part two: How we got to where we are today (4. Huamnity's ghosts ; 5. The making of modern Europe ; 6. The collision that formed India ; 7. In search of Native American ancestors ; 8. The genomic origins of East Asians ; 9. Rejoining Africa to the human story) -- Part three: The disruptive genome (10. The genomics of inequality ; 11. The genomics of race and identity ; 12. The future of ancient DNA)
Control code
on1056196902
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 335 pages
Isbn
9780198821250
Lccn
2018286635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1056196902

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