A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

The Experiment

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9781615194940
Maximum Purchase:
2 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
9/4/2018
Release Date:
9/4/2018
Author:
Rutherford, Adam
Language:
English: Published; English: Original Language; English
Edition:
Reprint
Pages:
416
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National Book Critics Circle Award2017 Nonfiction Finalist Nothing less than a tour de forcea heady amalgam of science, history, a little bit of anthropology and plenty of nuanced, captivating storytelling.The New York Times Book Review, Editors Choice A National Geographic Best Book of 2017 In our unique genomes, every one of us carries the story of our speciesbirths, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration, and a lot of sex. But those stories have always been locked awayuntil now. Who are our ancestors? Where did they come from? Geneticists have suddenly become historians, and the hard evidence in our DNA has blown the lid off what we thought we knew. Acclaimed science writer Adam Rutherford explains exactly how genomics is completely rewriting the human storyfrom 100,000 years ago to the present.