Genetics, Egypt, and History: Interpreting Geographical Patterns of Y Chromosome Variation1

  title={Genetics, Egypt, and History: Interpreting Geographical Patterns of Y Chromosome Variation1},
  author={Shomarka Omar Y. Keita and Anthony J. Boyce},
  journal={History in Africa},
  pages={221 - 246}
Modern Egypt, the site of Africa's earliest state, lies near the crossroads of two other continents, and has had historic interactions with all its neighboring regions. This alone would make it an ideal place to study historical population biology. Egypt can also be conceptualized as a linear oasis in the eastern Sahara, one that traverses several regions of Africa. An oasis can be a way station or serve as a refugium, as well as be a place of settlement with its own special biological and… Expand
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