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User Review  - Oreillynsf - LibraryThing

A great layperson's view of the incredible genome project undertaken by Nat Geo and an incredibly talented group of scientists. I've seen Spencer Wells in person, and i think the only thing he does ... Read full review

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User Review  - PirateJenny - LibraryThing

Another early reviewer win. I found this book absolutely fascinating. I have a family member participating in the National Genographic Program and I really enjoyed reading about the genesis of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - MelanieL - LibraryThing

Fascinating read! A nice reminder of concepts learned in high-school, as well as linking them to the possiblility of tracing genetic markers to our very first ancestors and their migratory routes ... Read full review

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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

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User Review  - MedeaMoon - LibraryThing

A pretty good read, full of information that is easy to digest. The author gives good technical information presented in an approachable manner without being condescending. The true life stories about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stbalbach - LibraryThing

"Deep Ancestry" is a sort of simplified version of "The Journey of Man" which is a classic. Although many of the details were new, details which I will forget, the concepts are the same, no new ideas ... Read full review

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User Review  - name99 - LibraryThing

Another "good, but" book. It covers the same territory as Luca Cavalli-Sforza, but is more up-to-date. Along with that, the explanations of how the raw data being gathered is converted into historical ... Read full review

Deep ancestry: inside the Genographic Project

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

The Genographic Project is an ambitious five-year effort to map humanity's evolutionary journey from our common African origins through the study of genetic markers. Project director and geneticist ... Read full review

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User Review  - DebbieKennett - LibraryThing

A good introduction to deep ancestry but the haplogroup information is now somewhat dated. Read full review

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User Review  - dpdwyer - LibraryThing

Good information. Written for perhaps high school level. Read full review


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