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Summary & Analysis of Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past | A Guide to the Book by David Reich

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Narrated by: Michael London Anglado
Length: 1 hr and 7 mins

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book.

(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)

In his groundbreaking book, geneticist David Reich presents findings from the "Ancient DNA Revolution," challenging assumptions about where humans came from, how we lived, and how modern race as we know it came to be. Buy this audiobook now!

What does this ZIP Reads Summary Include? 

  • Synopsis of the original book
  • A guide to the science behind ancient DNA
  • Distilled findings from his genetic research
  • A migratory and genetic history of ancient humans
  • Insight into how "modern races" came to be
  • An ethical analysis of genetic science
  • Editorial review
  • Background on the author

About the Original Book: In Who We Are and How We Got Here, David Reich challenges long-held notions about the origins of humans and modern concepts of race. In a quickly developing field, new technologies have debunked previously accepted theories and paved the way for an entirely new understanding of where we came from. In this scientifically dense, yet accessible book, Reich will change the way you think about who you are. 

DISCLAIMER: This book is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for, Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way.  

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