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Published: 24 February 2000

208 Pages | 31 line illus

ISBN: 9780198502746

Bookseller Code (06)

The Human Inheritance

Genes, Languages, and Evolution

Edited by Bryan Sykes

Human evolution is one of the most contentious areas of science. Genetics is beginning to offer powerful insights into our past, but the results continue to be controversial. This stimulating and challenging book of essays, written for a broad audience, looks at the links between genes, language, and the archeological record and evaluates the potential of genetics for uncovering our history.

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