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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - idyllicmelody - LibraryThing

Spencer Wells' 'Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project' is an interesting, informative little book. It is sort of a "bite-sized" version of other books on the subject, such as Brian Sykes' 'The ... Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Radiah - Goodreads

Enjoyable read about our origins. I thought the author did a good job explaining the science of the project to layman's terms. I was particularly fascinated with tracing the paths of the various haplogroups and their journeys to the four corners of the world. Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

I found this book interesting, but I'm giving it a 3 because it seems outdated. This was written when the Genographic Project had samples from 10,000 people. Now they have samples from nearly a ... Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Whitley - Goodreads

Very accessible to a general audience, however not exactly what I had hoped. Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I liked Wells' first book, Journey of Man, so much, I got this sequel. Not nearly as engaging, but still worth reading if you're fascinated in this stuff. Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Francis - Goodreads

Good but short For an introduction of genetic anthropology - or how genetics can help us trace human migration, and your families part in it, this is a good introduction. My only complaint is, it is ... Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Gordon G. Smith - Goodreads

This book reveals just how closely related we all are. The book at times got a little more techincal than I had patience for, but for the most part the author does a good job illustrating and ... Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Duzzlebrarian - Goodreads

I'm trying so very hard to like this book, because the subject matter is so fascinating, but every time I make the attempt I end up putting it down and not picking it up again. The writer's style goes ... Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Billie Mulcahy - Goodreads

Wells, using data from the Human Genome Project, traces human migration patterns and tries to link them with events that would affect population movement, eg the retreat of the glaciers. He also uses ... Read full review

Review: Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Clifford - Goodreads

This book goes into a lot of detail. I was able to retain some of what I read, but I will need and I plan to read it again. The information on our origins is interesting. Read full review


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