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Wall Street Journal,
This review is from: A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History (Hardcover)
This book has been reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, see :-
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Nicholas Wade has, for more than 20 years, been a highly regarded science writer at the New York Times.
This Review is by Charles Murray, the W.H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.
Here are a couple of quotations from his review:-
"....It is hard to convey how rich this book is. It could be the textbook for a semester's college course on human evolution, systematically surveying as it does the basics of genetics, evolutionary psychology, Homo sapiens's diaspora and the recent discoveries about the evolutionary adaptations that have occurred since then. The book is a delight to read—conversational and lucid. And it will trigger an intellectual explosion the likes of which we haven't seen for a few decades...."
"...The title gives fair warning: "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History." At the heart of the book, stated quietly but with command of the technical literature, is a bombshell. It is now known with a high level of scientific confidence that both tenets of the orthodoxy are wrong...."
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Initial post: 14 May 2014 09:39:05 BDT
Wendy Dirks says:
Nicholas Wade's book is complete nonsense and here's why:
In reply to an earlier post on 14 May 2014 17:00:43 BDT
Read the book, don't just knee jerk react like a medieval priest confronted with an athiest.
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