Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-169) and index.
Cover ; Contents; 2 The Origins of Agriculture ; 3 The Neolithic Transition in Europe ; 4 Measuring the Rate of Spread; 5 The Wave of Advance Model ; 6 The Analysis of Genes ; 7 Simulation Studies.
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