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One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British Isles and its descendants, taking readers from the Pontnewydd cave in North Wales to the resting place of "The Red Lady" of Paviland and the tomb of King Arthur. Genealogy has become a popular pastime of Americans interested in their heritage, and this is the perfect work for anyone interested in finding their heritage in England, Scotland, or Ireland.

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From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, an illuminating guide to the genetic history of the British Isles.

Synopsis:

From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, an illuminating guide to the genetic history of the British Isles.

Synopsis:

From the best-selling author of , a perfect book for anyone interested in the genetic history of Britain, Ireland, and America.

Synopsis:

From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, an illuminating guide to the genetic history of the British Isles.

One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British Isles and its descendants, taking readers from the Pontnewydd cave in North Wales to the resting place of "The Red Lady" of Paviland and the tomb of King Arthur. Genealogy has become a popular pastime of Americans interested in their heritage, and this is the perfect work for anyone interested in finding their heritage in England, Scotland, or Ireland.

Synopsis:

One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. , which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British Isles and its descendants, taking readers from the Pontnewydd cave in North Wales to the resting place of the Red Lady of Paviland and the tomb of King Arthur. This illuminating guide provides a much-needed introduction to the genetic history of the people of the British Isles and their descendants throughout the world.

About the Author

Bryan Sykes is professor of human genetics at Oxford University. His company, Oxford Ancestors, traces human genetic backgrounds. Sykes's books include the The New York Times best-selling The Seven Daughters of Eve. He lives in Oxford, England and on the Isle of Skye.

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9780393330755
Author:
Sykes, Bryan
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Anthropology - Physical
Subject:
Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
Human genetics
Subject:
Human population genetics -- Great Britain.
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Publication Date:
20071231
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
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Y
Pages:
336
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21.08 x 14.22 x 2.29 mm 0.28 kg

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Product details 336 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393330755 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, an illuminating guide to the genetic history of the British Isles.
"Synopsis" by , From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, an illuminating guide to the genetic history of the British Isles.
"Synopsis" by , From the best-selling author of , a perfect book for anyone interested in the genetic history of Britain, Ireland, and America.
"Synopsis" by , From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, an illuminating guide to the genetic history of the British Isles.

One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British Isles and its descendants, taking readers from the Pontnewydd cave in North Wales to the resting place of "The Red Lady" of Paviland and the tomb of King Arthur. Genealogy has become a popular pastime of Americans interested in their heritage, and this is the perfect work for anyone interested in finding their heritage in England, Scotland, or Ireland.

"Synopsis" by , One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. , which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British Isles and its descendants, taking readers from the Pontnewydd cave in North Wales to the resting place of the Red Lady of Paviland and the tomb of King Arthur. This illuminating guide provides a much-needed introduction to the genetic history of the people of the British Isles and their descendants throughout the world.
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