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Saxons, Vikings, and Celts The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland by Bryan Sykes

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Published by Tantor Media .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics,
  • Cultural Region/British Isles,
  • Cultural Region/Celtic,
  • Cultural Region/Ireland,
  • Cultural Region/Scottish,
  • History/Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History/Europe - Ireland,
  • Science/Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Physical,
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Great Britain,
  • Human genetics,
  • Human population genetics,
  • Popular works,
  • History: World

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDick Hill (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8365335M
ISBN 101400133351
ISBN 109781400133352

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—Bryan Sykes, Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, p. “This is the first book to be written about the genetic history of Brit-ain and Ireland using DNA as its main source of information” (p. 1). With these simple words Bryan Sykes begins his genuinely remark-able and valuable study of the genetics of the British and Irish people. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more t volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British Isles and its descendants, taking readers from the Pontnewydd cave in North Wales to the resting place of the Red Lady of Paviland and the tomb of King Arthur. Find books like Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who. An interesting additional factor in the story of the Celts and Vikings is that of the Papar. They were early Gaelic monks whose existence is proven by archaeology and also recorded in historical Icelandic sources, the earliest of which is the Íslendingabók (The Book of Icelanders) written between and

From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, a perfect book for anyone interested in the genetic history of Britain, Ireland, and America. One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more t volunteers, .   Bryan Sykes, Saxons, Vikings, Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland, W.W. Norton, , pp. Heretofore, our knowledge of the ancient migrations of peoples has been based on myth, the accounts of ancient historians, and archaeology. That was never much to go on, and an age of rationality has rejected all but the last.   Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more t volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British Isles and its descendants, taking readers from the Pontnewydd cave in North Wales to the resting place of the Red Lady of Paviland and the tomb of King Arthur. This illuminating guide /5(). Here we review some of the best fiction and non-fiction books to go with topics about the Anglo Saxons & Vikings Beowulf (Usborne) The pages of this Usborne version of the Anglo-Saxon legend Beowulf are filled with rich but accessible language and engaging illustrations.