BooksHUMAN EVOLUTION

The Context of Our Genetic History

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Science  07 Jul 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5476, pp. 62-63
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5476.62

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Genes, Peoples, and Languages. Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza. North Point Press (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), New York, 2000. 240 pp. $24, £18.99. ISBN 0-86547-529-6.

Cavalli-Sforza's lively and accessible account of human genetic history also provides an excellent overview of the author's career, which has strongly influenced how we study human evolution today.