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Contents List of figures and plates Preface Introduction by L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza 1 Genetic and cultural theory: a brief overview 2 Human descent and paleoanthropology 3 Foundations of classical and molecular genetics 4 Genetics as a key to human origins and prehistory 5 Fundamentals of human evolution: mutation and natural selection 6 Fundamentals of human evolution: drift, migration, and quantitative analysis of human genetic diversity 7 Cultural evolution 8 Geography of human genes and correlation with languages 9 The prehistory of human genes 10 Voyages: prehistoric human expansions 11 The Neolithic transition in Europe and the peopling of the Americas 12 Genes, kinship, and identity 13 Cultural clines, clades, cycles, and waves 14 Genes and culture in medicine General conclusion Appendix 1 The denaturing high performance liquid chromatography (DHPLC) technique Appendix 2 The Hardy¿Weinberg theorem Appendix 3 A simulation of drift Appendix 4 The diversification of languages Notes Key references Glossary Index
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Human population genetics.