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Comment on, South Asia-perennial backwater or object of biased assessment: A Discussion Based on current Archaeological, Anthropological, and Genetic evidence

Bellwood, Peter

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The evolution of humans from primates is well attested in Africa, considered to be the only place where the ancestors of modern humans could have evolved. The most ancestral human form, Homo erectus, is also thought to have migrated out of Africa. Recent genetic research has added support to an "Out of Africa" migration of modern man. However, the latest findings of population genetics have, by challenging the route of exodus, placed Asia and especially South Asia in a particularly prominent...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/261967
Source: Asian Perspectives
Access Rights: Open Access

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