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    DescriptionAccording to American Demographics, 113 million Americans have begun to trace their roots, making genealogy the second most popular hobby in the country, enthusiasts clamour for new information from dozens of subscription-based Web sites, e-mail newsletters, and magazines. For these eager roots-seekers looking to take their searches to the next level, DNA testing is the answer. After a brief introduction to genealogy and genetics fundamentals, the authors explain what kind of information the tests can provide, how to interpret the results, and how the tests work - it doesn't involve digging up your dead relatives. Getting results is as simple as swabbing the inside of your cheek and popping a sample in the mail. The authors reveal exactly what is - and isn't-possible with genetic testing. They include case studies of both famous historical mysteries and examples of ordinary folks whose exploration of genetic genealogy has enabled them to trace their roots.


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    Title
    Trace Your Roots with DNA
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Megan Smolenyak, By (author) Ann Turner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 392 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781594860065
    ISBN 10: 1594860068
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: HBTG
    Libri: I-RB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 710
    DC22: 929.1072
    BISAC V2.8: SCI029000
    DC22: 929/.1/072
    BISAC V2.8: REF013000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CS21 .S58 2004
    LC subject heading:
    Edition statement
    2003 ed.
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    RODALE PRESS
    Imprint name
    RODALE PRESS
    Publication date
    24 June 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Pennsylvania
    Author Information
    Megan Smolenyak has been an avid genealogist for more than three decades and is an expert at family history research. The lead researcher for the PBS A"ncestors" series, she is a contributing editor for "Heritage Quest" and the author of "Honoring Our Ancestors, In Search of Our Ancestors, "and "They Came to America." She currently resides in Williamsburg, VA. Ann Turner was hooked on genealogy when she learned that her parents' ancestors had arrived in the United States on the same ship yet went their separate ways until her parents met 300 years later. She works at home, writing computer software and composing messages for the popular "Genealogy-DNA" mailing list. She currently resides in Menlo Park, California.