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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

Label
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
Title variation
Who we are & how we got here
Title variation remainder
ancient DNA and the new science of the human past
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Harvard Medical School geneticist and pioneer in the study of ancient DNA examines how technological advances in genomics are profoundly changing today's understandings of human prehistory while resolving many long-standing controversies about racial and sexual inequality
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
NLM call number
QU 450
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human population genetics
  • Human genetics
  • Genomics
  • DNA
  • Prehistoric peoples
Target audience
adult
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I: The deep history of our species -- How the genome explains who we are -- Encounters the Neanderthals -- Ancient DNA opens the floodgates -- Part II: How we got to where we are today -- Humanity's ghosts -- The making of modern Europe -- The collision that formed India -- In search of Native American ancestors -- The genomic origins of East Asians -- Rejoining Africa to the human story -- Part III: The disruptive genome -- The genomics of inequality -- The genomics of race and identity -- The future of ancient DNA
Control code
ocn992952862
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 335 pages
Isbn
9781101870327
Lccn
2017038165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
569.9 R271 ; XX-N ; [A17BP118, #58, 5@28.95, ES/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 992952862
  • (OCoLC)992952862
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I: The deep history of our species -- How the genome explains who we are -- Encounters the Neanderthals -- Ancient DNA opens the floodgates -- Part II: How we got to where we are today -- Humanity's ghosts -- The making of modern Europe -- The collision that formed India -- In search of Native American ancestors -- The genomic origins of East Asians -- Rejoining Africa to the human story -- Part III: The disruptive genome -- The genomics of inequality -- The genomics of race and identity -- The future of ancient DNA
Control code
ocn992952862
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxv, 335 pages
Isbn
9781101870327
Lccn
2017038165
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
569.9 R271 ; XX-N ; [A17BP118, #58, 5@28.95, ES/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 992952862
  • (OCoLC)992952862

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