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Genetics and southern African history

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Southern Africa’s past is constellated by a series of demographic events tracing back to the dawn of our species, approximately 300,000 years ago. The intricate pattern of population movements over the millennia contributed to creating an exceptional level of diversity, which is reflected by the high degree of genomic variability of southern African groups. Although a complete characterization of the demographic history of the subcontinent is still lacking, several decades of extensive resear...

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10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.446

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University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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St Hugh's College
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Host title:
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History
Publication date:
2018-10-01
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2018-06-06
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2018-06-10

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