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The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry Paperback – May 17, 2002
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“A lovely, rollicking book, direct and clear.... [A] fascinating glimpse into anthropology in the era of the genome.”
- Wall Street Journal
“Sykes recounts his tale of discovery with the drama it warrants...gripping.”
- New York Times Book Review
“Scientifically accurate and understandable to the layperson.... [The Seven Daughters of Eve] will be recognized as an important work, bringing molecular anthropology to a mass audience.”
“A natural storyteller, [Sykes] relates the history of developing genetics up to contemporary times as the DNA of genes is decoded.... A riveting account showing how archeological evidence and molecular biology findings complement one another in the challenge to unearth our past and our beginnings.”
“Sykes has solved some of the hottest debates about human origins.”
- Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Bryan Sykes, professor of human genetics at Oxford University, pioneered the use of DNA in exploring the human past. He is the author of Saxons, Vikings, and Celts and the New York Times bestseller The Seven Daughters of Eve.
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I really enjoyed the book. I surprised myself, reading and mostly understanding what I was reading. The only reason I gave it a four instead of a five is because I had never delved into much scientific reading, particularly on genetics. Everything was new to me. I found it extremely interesting. I think I will order a couple more books by the same author.
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Actually, the DNA information maybe too much for some people who think they are getting a "real"...Read more