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Genes, culture, and human evolution : a synthesis / Linda Stone, Paul F. Lurquin ; with an introduction by L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza.

  • Stone, Linda, 1947-
Date
2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2007.

Physical description

xxi, 314 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-297) and index.

Contents

Genetic and cultural theory : a brief overview -- Human descent and paleoanthropology -- Foundations of classical and molecular genetics -- Genetics as a key to human origins and prehistory -- Fundamentals of human evolution : mutation and natural selection -- Fundamentals of human evolution : drift, migration, and quantitative analysis of human genetic diversity -- Cultural evolution -- Geography of human genes and correlation with languages -- The prehistory of human genes -- Voyages : prehistoric human expansions -- The neolithic transition in Europe and the peopling of the Americas -- Genes, kinship, and human identity -- Cultural clines, clades, cycles, and waves -- Genes and culture in medicine.

Languages

  • English


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    Medical Collection
    QU450 2007S87g
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ISBN

  • 1405150890
  • 1405131667