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Author Moffat, Alistair, 1950- author.

Title The Scots : a genetic journey / Alistair Moffat and James F. Wilson.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2012.
©2011
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  941.1 MOF    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 256 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 20 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-244) and index.
Summary "History has always mattered to Scots, and rarely more so than now at the outset of a new century, with a new census appearing in 2011 and after more than ten years of a new parliament. An almost limitless archive of our history lies hidden inside our bodies and we carry the ancient story of Scotland around with us. The mushrooming of genetic studies, of DNA analysis, is rewriting our history in spectacular fashion. In The Scots: A Genetic Journey, Alistair Moffat explores the history that is printed on our genes, and in a remarkable new approach, uncovers the detail of where we are from, who we are and in so doing colour vividly a DNA map of Scotland"--Publisher's website.
Contents The refuges -- The book of the dead -- Northwards -- Harvest home -- Sunrise and moonset -- The iron men -- The glory road -- The four nations of Scotland -- Of mice and men -- conquests and armadas -- Wha's like us?.
Subject Human population genetics -- Scotland -- Popular works.
Scotland -- History.
Added Author Wilson, James F. (James Flett)
ISBN 9781780270326 (pbk.)
1780270321 (pbk.)
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