Genes, language, and culture history in the Southwest Pacific

The islands north of Australia are home to a set of remarkably diverse human populations. The authors have used a sampling strategy to reveal the complex structure of the variation of populations in this region. Their findings reveal early human migrations out of Africa and an abundance of genetic v...

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Main Author: Friedlaender, Jonathan Scott
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
Series:Human evolution series / Human evolution series
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The islands north of Australia are home to a set of remarkably diverse human populations. The authors have used a sampling strategy to reveal the complex structure of the variation of populations in this region. Their findings reveal early human migrations out of Africa and an abundance of genetic variation within Island Melanesia
Item Description:Includes revised papers from a symposium entitled "A Second Garden of Eden: Island Melanesian Genetic Diversity", held at the American Association of Physical Anthropology in Tampa Florida, April 15, 2004
Physical Description:xi, 248 p., [8] p. of plates ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), col. ports
ISBN:9780199790142