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The origins of the British, Stephen Oppenheimer

Label
The origins of the British
Title
The origins of the British
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Oppenheimer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author offers a revolutionary theory about the origins of the British people, based on the very latest genetic evidence
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oppenheimer, Stephen
Dewey number
936.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Human beings
  • Human population genetics
  • Genetics
  • Great Britain
Label
The origins of the British, Stephen Oppenheimer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Constable, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-594) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Prologue -- Part 1: The Celtic myth: wrong myth, real people -- 'Celt': what it means today, and who were the classical historians referring to? -- Celtic as a language label -- Part 2: Colonization of the British Isles before the Roman invasion -- Introduction: Can language dating tell us when the Celts arrived? -- After the ice -- Ultimate hunters and gatherers: the Mesolithic -- Invasion of the farmers: the Neolithic and the Metal Age -- Who spread Indo-European languages? -- Part 3: Men from the north: Angles, Saxons, Vikings and Normans -- Introduction: The Saxon Advent -- What languages were spoken in England before the Ànglo-Saxon invasions'? -- Was the first English nearer Norse or Low Saxon? -- Were there Saxons in England before the Romans left? -- Old English perceptions of ethnicity: Scandinavian or Low Saxon? -- English continuity or replacement? -- The Vikings -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Introduction to genetic tracking -- Appendix B: Our maternal ancestors: an overview of the European gene tree -- Appendix C: Paternal trees of ancestry in Europe -- Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- List of Illustrations -- Index
Control code
FIEb16790169
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 628 pages
Isbn
9781845294823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)231881065
Label
The origins of the British, Stephen Oppenheimer
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Constable, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 575-594) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Prologue -- Part 1: The Celtic myth: wrong myth, real people -- 'Celt': what it means today, and who were the classical historians referring to? -- Celtic as a language label -- Part 2: Colonization of the British Isles before the Roman invasion -- Introduction: Can language dating tell us when the Celts arrived? -- After the ice -- Ultimate hunters and gatherers: the Mesolithic -- Invasion of the farmers: the Neolithic and the Metal Age -- Who spread Indo-European languages? -- Part 3: Men from the north: Angles, Saxons, Vikings and Normans -- Introduction: The Saxon Advent -- What languages were spoken in England before the Ànglo-Saxon invasions'? -- Was the first English nearer Norse or Low Saxon? -- Were there Saxons in England before the Romans left? -- Old English perceptions of ethnicity: Scandinavian or Low Saxon? -- English continuity or replacement? -- The Vikings -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Introduction to genetic tracking -- Appendix B: Our maternal ancestors: an overview of the European gene tree -- Appendix C: Paternal trees of ancestry in Europe -- Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- List of Illustrations -- Index
Control code
FIEb16790169
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxii, 628 pages
Isbn
9781845294823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)231881065

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