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Genes, peoples, and languages

Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza

Genes, peoples, and languages

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human evolution.,
  • Human population genetics.,
  • Fossil hominids.,
  • Language and languages -- Origin.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLuigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza ; translated by Mark Seielstad.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN281 .C3913 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23076849M
    ISBN 100520228731
    ISBN 109780520228733
    LC Control Number00064428

    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 hundred thousand years of human evolution. ”’Genes, Peoples and Languages’ offers an astonishing Investigation Into The Past , years of human history and a rare, firsthand Account of Some of the Most Significant and gripping Scientific Work of Recent years. Genes, Peoples, and Languages opens with a general overview of the biogenetic basis of human diversity, which leads into a discussion of the difficulties of classifying humans into races. This is followed by descriptions of the statistical and phylogenetic techniques used to analyze genetic data and infer population relationships.


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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 hundred thousand years of human evolution.

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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 hundred thousand years of human evolution.

Cavalli-Sforza raises questions that have serious political, social, and scientific import: When and where did we Brand: University of California Press.

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 /5(7).