Genetic evidence for different male and female roles during cultural transitions in the British Isles.

  title={Genetic evidence for different male and female roles during cultural transitions in the British Isles.},
  author={James F Wilson and Deborah A. Weiss and Mandy Richards and Mark G. Thomas and Neil N Bradman and David K. Goldstein},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={98 9},
Human history is punctuated by periods of rapid cultural change. Although archeologists have developed a range of models to describe cultural transitions, in most real examples we do not know whether the processes involved the movement of people or the movement of culture only. With a series of relatively well defined cultural transitions, the British Isles present an ideal opportunity to assess the demographic context of cultural change. Important transitions after the first Paleolithic… CONTINUE READING
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