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The Resource A genetic and cultural odyssey : the life and work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Linda Stone and Paul F. Lurquin

A genetic and cultural odyssey : the life and work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Linda Stone and Paul F. Lurquin

Label
A genetic and cultural odyssey : the life and work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza
Title
A genetic and cultural odyssey
Title remainder
the life and work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza
Statement of responsibility
Linda Stone and Paul F. Lurquin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing links between genetic and cultural development, Cavalli-Sforza developed groundbreaking techniques to trace the evolution of Homo sapiens and the origins of human differentiation, in addition to his earlier work in bacterial genetics. He is also the founder of the Human Genome Diversity Project and continues to work as the principal investigator at Stanford University's Human Population Genetics Laboratory. Based on extensive research and interviews with Cavalli-Sforza and his colleagues, this biography examines the scientist's life and his immense and occasionally controversial c
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
COCUF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stone, Linda
Dewey number
  • 576.5/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH429.2.C28
LC item number
S76 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lurquin, Paul F
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cavalli-Sforza, L. L.
  • Geneticists
  • Genetics, Population
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • California
  • Cavalli-Sforza, L. L.
  • SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SCIENCE
  • Geneticists
  • California
Label
A genetic and cultural odyssey : the life and work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Linda Stone and Paul F. Lurquin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Science and Society, Genes and Culture; Chapter 2. From Medicine to Bacterial Genetics (1943-1960); Chapter 3. The Shift to Human Populations (1952-1970); Chapter 4. Excursions into Human Culture (1970- ); Chapter 5. Genes, Languages, and Human Prehistory (1970- ); Chapter 6. On to DNA Polymorphisms and the Y Chromosome (1984- ); Chapter 7. The Human Genome Diversity Project (1991- ); Chapter 8. The Legacy; Glossary; References; Index
Control code
216947242
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231508582
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/ston13396
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgt85d
  • ac333280-f129-42be-ab83-11634e97f69a
Publisher number
EB00639383
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)216947242
Label
A genetic and cultural odyssey : the life and work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Linda Stone and Paul F. Lurquin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Science and Society, Genes and Culture; Chapter 2. From Medicine to Bacterial Genetics (1943-1960); Chapter 3. The Shift to Human Populations (1952-1970); Chapter 4. Excursions into Human Culture (1970- ); Chapter 5. Genes, Languages, and Human Prehistory (1970- ); Chapter 6. On to DNA Polymorphisms and the Y Chromosome (1984- ); Chapter 7. The Human Genome Diversity Project (1991- ); Chapter 8. The Legacy; Glossary; References; Index
Control code
216947242
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231508582
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.7312/ston13396
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgt85d
  • ac333280-f129-42be-ab83-11634e97f69a
Publisher number
EB00639383
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)216947242

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