The Origins of the British: The New Prehistory of Britain

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Stephen Oppenheimer's extraordinary scientific detective story combining genetics, linguistics, archaeology and historical record shatters the myths we have come to live by. It demonstrates that the Anglo-Saxon invasions contributed just a tiny fraction (5%) to the English gene pool. Two thirds of the English people reveal an unbroken line of genetic descent from south-western Europeans arriving long before the first farmers. The bulk of the remaining third arrived between 7,000 and 3,000 years ago as part of long-term ...

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The Origins of the British: The New Prehistory of Britain
2007, Robinson Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781845294823

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