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Science  02 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5582, pp. 775
DOI: 10.1126/science.1074083

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Mapping Human History Discovering the Past Through Our Genes. Steve Olson. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA, 2002. 302 pp. $25. ISBN 0-618-09157-2.

Drawing on findings from molecular studies, Olson offers a popular account of the genealogy of extant humans and the role of historical accidents in producing the current diversity of peoples.