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Resolving the ancestry of Austronesian-speaking populations

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There are two very different interpretations of the prehistory of Island Southeast Asia (ISEA), with genetic evidence invoked in support of both. The “out-of-Taiwan” model proposes a major Late Holocene expansion of Neolithic Austronesian speakers from Taiwan. An alternative, proposing that Late Glacial/postglacial sea-level rises triggered largely autochthonous dispersals, accounts for some otherwise enigmatic genetic patterns, but fails to explain the Austronesian language dispersal. Combin...

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0000-0002-2807-690X
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Medical Research Council
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MC_PC_U127561128
Publisher:
Springer
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Volume:
135
Issue:
3
Pages:
309-326
Publication date:
2016-01-18
Acceptance date:
2015-11-18
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1432-1203
ISSN:
0340-6717
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26781090
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English
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2019-03-26

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