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Title Genes, language, and culture history in the Southwest Pacific / edited by Jonathan Scott Friedlaender
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 248 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), color portraits
Series Human evolution series
Human evolution series.
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
Notes 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Population genetics -- Oceania -- Congresses.
Linguistics -- Oceania -- Congresses.
Human population genetics -- Oceania -- Congresses.
Oceania -- Civilization -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Friedlaender, Jonathan Scott.
ISBN 9780199790142 ebook