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migration of man,
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This review is from: Out of Eden: The People of the World: The Peopling of the World (Hardcover)
120,000years ago man(Homo Sapiens) attempted to migrate out of Africa but failed,itwas not till 80,000years ago that a sucessful migration happened .This group crossed the Red Sea and headed for India.50,000years ago the group split some going toEuroe while the restcontinued eastward 3 further splits occured to Central Asia, China and Australia.The main migration progressed via China and Russia to the Bearing straits to Alaska and the Americas by 25,000years ago and the tip of South America 12,500yeaarsago.
The author describes this journey in excellent detail through the use of mitochondrial DNA and archeology Firet class mitochondrial maps are providedas are copious explanatory notes.A book to be recommended.