Phylogeography of mitochondrial DNA in western Europe

@article{Richards1998PhylogeographyOM,
  title={Phylogeography of mitochondrial DNA in western Europe},
  author={Martin B. Richards and Vincent Macaulay and H.‐J. Bandelt and Bryan C. Sykes},
  journal={Annals of Human Genetics},
  year={1998},
  volume={62}
}
For most of the past century, prehistorians have had to rely on the fossil and archaeological records in order to reconstruct the past. In the last few decades, this evidence has been substantially supplemented from classical human genetics. More recently, phylogenetic analyses of DNA sequences that incorporate geographical information have provided a high‐resolution tool for the investigation of prehistoric demographic events, such as founder effects and population expansions. These events can… 

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