Ancestral DNA, human origins, and migrations
- Rene J. Herrera, Ralph Garcia-Bertrand.
- London, United Kingdom ; San Diego, CA, United States : Academic Press, 
- Physical description
- online resource (xii, 576 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- The nature of evolution
- Early hominins
- Origin of modern humans
- The exodus out of Africa
- The settlement of the Near East
- Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Hobbits
- Dispersals into India
- The occupation of Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and Australia
- The Austronesian expansion
- From Africa to the Americas
- The Bantu expansion
- Modern humans in Europe
- The agricultural revolutions
- The silk roads.
- Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations describes the genesis of humans in Africa and the subsequent story of how our species migrated to every corner of the globe. Different phases of this journey are presented in an integrative format with information from a number of disciplines, including population genetics, evolution, anthropology, archaeology, climatology, linguistics, art, music, folklore and history. This unique approach weaves a story that has synergistic impact in the clarity and level of understanding that will appeal to those researching, studying, and interested in population genetics, evolutionary biology, human migrations, and the beginnings of our species. Integrates research and information from the fields of genetics, evolution, anthropology, archaeology, climatology, linguistics, art, music, folklore and history, among others.
- Publication date
- 9780128041246 print
- 0128041242 print
- 0128041285 (electronic bk.)
- 9780128041284 (electronic bk.)