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DNA USA A Genetic Portrait of America

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ISBN-10: 0871404125

ISBN-13: 9780871404121

Edition: 2012

Authors: Bryan Sykes

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The best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve now turns his sights on the United States, one of the most genetically variegated countries in the world. From the blue-blooded pockets of old-WASP New England to the vast tribal lands of the Navajo, Bryan Sykes takes us on a historical genetic tour, interviewing genealogists, geneticists, anthropologists, and everyday Americans with compelling ancestral stories. His findings suggest:     • Of Americans whose ancestors came as slaves, virtually all have some European DNA.     • Racial intermixing appears least common among descendants of early New England colonists.     • There is clear evidence of Jewish genes among descendants of…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 5/14/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Bryan Sykes is professor of genetics at the Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford University & was the editor of "The Human Inheritance: Genes, Language, & Evolution".

Preface
DNA USA Location Map
First Movement
The Point of Clovis
The Nature of the Evidence
The First Americans
The Mystery of Cluster X
The Europeans
The Genetic Genealogy Revolution
The World's Biggest Surname Project
The Jews
The Africans
"I Am a Zulu"
All My Ancestors
Second Movement
The New Englanders
Heading West
The Great Spirit
The Persuaders
The Call of the Canyon
A Question of Blood
Portraits of America
Third Movement
The Private View
Acknowledgments
Appendix
Notes
Index