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The Great Human Diasporas: The History of Diversity and Evolution

Series: Addison-Wesley Helix Books Series

By: Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza and Francesco Cavalli-Sforza

300 pages, Figs

Perseus Running Press

Paperback | Oct 1996 | #66096 | ISBN: 0201442310
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #49180 | ISBN: 0201407558
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This volume presents the results of over forty years of reserch from one of the world's leading human geneticists. Cavalli-Sforza proposed that the evolutionary past of humankind could be reconstructed through the analysis of current genetic data. This book traces the history of one of the most ambitious scientific projects of this century.
`...presents irrefutable evidence that the modern human species is a very recent evolutionary phenomenon and that while external characteristics may vary, beneath the skin we are all one extraordinarily closely related species' - Donald C Johanson
`This fascinating tour-de-force weaves human history, biology, genes, and language in one grand sweep' - Jared M Diamond


The Oldest Way of LifePortraits from the PastOne Hundred Thousand YearsWhy Are We Different? The Theory of EvolutionHow Different Are We? The Genetic History of the Human SpeciesThe Last Ten Thousand Years: The Great Trek of the CultivatorsThe Tower of BabelCultural Legacies, Genetic LegaciesRace and RacismEvolution and Progress

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