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A brief history of everyone who ever lived : the human story retold through our genes / Adam Rutherford ; foreword by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Rutherford, Adam, (author.). Mukherjee, Siddhartha, (writer of foreword.).
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  • ISBN: 9781615194049
  • ISBN: 1615194045
  • Physical Description: xiv, 401 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The Experiment, LLC, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published with subtitle: The stories in our genes. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016. With new foreword.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 370-384) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / by Siddhartha Mukherjee -- Part one: How we came to be. Horny and mobile ; The first European Union ; These American lands ; When we were kings -- Part two: Who we are now. The end of race ; The most wondrous map ever produced by humankind ; Fate ; A short introduction to the future of humankind -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
In our unique genomes, every one of us carries the story of our species--births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration, and a lot of sex. But those stories have always been locked away--until now. Who are our ancestors? Where did they come from? Geneticists have suddenly become historians, and the hard evidence in our DNA has blown the lid off what we thought we knew. Acclaimed science writer Adam Rutherford explains exactly how genomics is completely rewriting the human story--from 100,000 years ago to the present. A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived will upend your thinking on Neanderthals, evolution, royalty, race, and even redheads. (For example, we now know that at least four human species once roamed the earth.) Plus, here is the remarkable, controversial story of how our genes made their way to the Americas--one that's still being written, as ever more of us have our DNA sequenced. Rutherford closes with "A Short Introduction to the Future of Humankind," filled with provocative questions that we're on the cusp of answering: Are we still in the grasp of natural selection? Are we evolving for better or worse? And . . . where do we go from here?
Subject: Human genome.
Genomics > History.
Evolution (Biology)
DNA > History.
Human beings > Origin.
Human evolution.
Genome, Human > genetics.
Genomics > history.
Biological Evolution.
DNA > history.
REFERENCE / Genealogy & Heraldry.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural & Social.

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