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    DescriptionThe author of The Seven Daughters of Eve turns his sights on the United States, one of the most genetically variegated countries in the world. From the blue-blooded pockets of old-WASP New England to the vast tribal lands of the Navajo, Bryan Sykes takes us on an historical genetic tour, interviewing genealogists, research anthropologists, celebrities and average Americans with compelling ancestral stories. His findings suggest: among white Americans today, evidence of African DNA is most common in the South; racial intermixing appears least in New England; of Americans whose ancestors came as slaves, virtually all have some European DNA; and European genes became present among Native Americans as early as ten thousand years ago.


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    Title
    DNA USA
    Subtitle
    A Genetic Portrait of America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bryan Sykes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 432 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780871403582
    ISBN 10: 0871403587
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: PSAK
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    LC classification: QH
    BISAC V2.8: SCI029000
    B&T Approval Code: A60500300
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26780
    BIC subject category V2: JHBD
    Abridged Dewey: 576
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002020
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    DC22: 599.935073
    DC23: 304.50973
    Illustrations note
    8 pages of colour; 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations
    Publisher
    W W Norton & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    Liveright Publishing Corporation
    Publication date
    21 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Bryan Sykes, a professor of human genetics at the University of Oxford and founder of Oxford Ancestors, is the author of The Seven Daughters of Eve and Saxons, Vikings and Celts.
    Review quote
    "Sykes stands up his main conclusions beautifully. We are (almost) all little melting pots." Debora MacKenzie, The New Scientist