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Who We Are and How We Got Here Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

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ISBN-10: 1101873469

ISBN-13: 9781101873465

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Reich

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A groundbreaking book about how ancient DNA has profoundly changed our understanding of human history.   Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field of genomics, which is proving to be as important as archeology, linguistics, and written records as a means to understand our ancestry.    In Who We Are and How We Got Here, Reich allows readers to discover how the human genome provides not only all the information a human embryo needs to develop but also the hidden story of our species. Reich delves into how the genomic revolution is transforming our understanding of modern humans and how DNA studies reveal deep inequalities among different populations, between the…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/5/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.13" wide x 7.96" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

David Reich was born and seasoned in Montreal; fortunately his parents were immigrants rich only in their heritage and deep appreciation for their adopted country and for its opportunities. Burdened by university degrees from McGill and Concordia, he abandoned a 60-year career teaching and working as an architect in many countries to enjoy the pleasures and disappointments of writing.