THE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF HUMAN GENES. Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza
Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press,
Some claim 'no biological basis for race' while others advocate a 'race-neutral' approach, using genetic clustering rather than self-identified ethnicity for human genetic categorization. (2007) reported in the European Journal of Human Genetics is a further step forward in the use of genetic lineages to elucidate human demographic history. Cavalli-Sforza P Menozzi (1994) The history and geography of human genes. Cavalli-Sforza, despite being a raging leftist, has done amazing work in genetics, and his book The History and Geography of Human Genes is great, though it is not for the laymen. Furthermore, this pooling allowed us to compare our data with previous studies , . The study of population genetic differentiation could help the understanding of human evolution, demographic history and disease susceptibility . Here are a couple of genetic maps from famous geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza's magnum opus, “The History and Geography of Human Genes” — again, this is just genes. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. For example, geographic gradients in disease rates are well known, but it is not the geographic location, per se, that is causally related but rather some underlying correlated causal factor(s) such as temperature, humidity, rainfall, The History and Geography of Human Genes. The History and Geography of Human Genes. We pooled Japanese and Han Chinese samples due to their geographical closeness. Bowcock AM, Ruiz-Linares A, Tomfohrde J, Minch E, Kidd JR, et al. Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Paolo Menozzi, Alberto Piazza, The History And Geography Of Human Genes (Princeton University Press: Princeton, New Jersey), 1994 and. The present, devoting a chapter to each of the ten "genetic clusters," or population groups, as identified by Luigi Cavalli-Sforza and his colleagues in their mammoth 1994 book, The History and Geography of Human Genes.