"An engaging and fast-paced look at a subject that has profound implications for our everyday lives." Publishers Weekly
"An instructive overview of human history." Boston Herald
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I gained insight and information from this book, but admit it was above my knowledge level. Very interesting and technical with examples. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Gaye Hill
Challenges your assumptions about genetics, racial identity and diversity. It's a great read for anyone who's open to new ideas about who we are as humans, or even for those who... Read morePublished 11 months ago by S. Farrar
It was already a bit old when I got my hands on it... How old? Well, the author was discussing Neanderthal heritage in current populations, and I already know that I'm ~2. Read morePublished 12 months ago by R. Quesada
How many human families are there? When was America first populated? What single factor allows us to know how our human ancestors spread across the globe from humanity's point of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Fred Joseph Jr.
An interesting book. The author seems to have spent a lot of time researching the main topic and all of the books subtopics. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book tells the story we have been hearing about for more than three decades now of our common biological connection as it is traced across human history through mitochondrial... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Herbert L Calhoun
Very interesting. Not a page turner and had to re-read some sections. Other parts much easier to follow. I would call it human natural history.Published 22 months ago by John Eaves
Steve Olson has done a great job explaining the origin and movement of peoples across the world. The book is not technical with DNA but does go into the evidence and implications... Read morePublished on June 22, 2014 by Kindle Customer