THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF HUMAN GENES. Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza
Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press,
Furthermore, this pooling allowed us to compare our data with previous studies , . Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Paolo Menozzi, and Alberto Piazza, The History and Geography of Human Genes (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1994), p. And health effects by SciTech Book. Many other geographic, climatic, and historical fac- tors have contributed to the patterns of human genetic variation seen in the world today. The History and Geography of Human Genes: (Abridged paperback. Cavalli-Sforza's "The History and Geography of Human Genes", written with Paolo Menozzi and Alberto Piazza (Princeton University Press, 1994), is still considered the best overview of genetic diversity in humans. In The History and Geography of Human Genes (Princeton, 1994), Cavalli-Sforza, Menozzi and Piazza grouped Greeks with other European and Mediterranean populations based on 120 loci (view MDS plot ). The study of population genetic differentiation could help the understanding of human evolution, demographic history and disease susceptibility . We pooled Japanese and Han Chinese samples due to their geographical closeness. For example, popu- lation processes associated with colonization, periods of. The article cites information from L. In Steve Olson's book, Mapping Human History, page 133, he describes the discovery of fossils dating back 10,000 years, representing the remains of the Jomon people, a group whose facial features more closely resemble those of . Of expansion to the coastline, perhaps that of the Sea of Japan, but also father along the Pacific Coast", The History and Geography of Human Genes (Princeton University Press 1994 ISBN 0691087504) 253 Retrieved August 22, 2007.