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Sykes relates the story of the scientific controversy and how the genetic proof finally prevailed against entrenched opinion.
The Seven Daughters of Eve is the story of Bryan Sykes' study of mitochondrial DNA and its implications for our sense of ourselves and our place in the world.
The writing is scientific but very well written for the layman -- in other words, it was easy to understand while being interesting and captivating.
Family history researchers should read "The Seven Daughters of Eve" before doing any genetic genealogy. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Grant Hovey
The present enthusiasm for genealogical research is considerable. I am yet another one who has decided to trace ancestors but not only to find those whose lives have contributed... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Phillip J. Hanson
I thought this was an excellent book. It was great on the subject that I was interested in. I had to read it all, within a few days. Excellent.Published 7 days ago by Delores Fields
All of Bryan Sykes books are interesting, you must read between the lines, with an open mind. Calculating is not facts. I enjoyed the analogies.Published 7 days ago by Ronald E. Rivard
Truly an amazing read! This is scientific info that should be on everyone's bookcase. To which of the daughters of Eve does your mitochondrial DNA belong?Published 24 days ago by Radokomahay