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Viking DNA: The Wirral and West Lancashire Project
     

Viking DNA: The Wirral and West Lancashire Project

by Stephen Harding, Mark Jobling, Turi King, Michael Wood (Foreword by)
 

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Focusing on men from old families in England’s Wirral and West Lancashire regions, this survey traces the DNA of the local populace back to their Viking ancestors in order to determine the impact of past societies on their genetic make-up. Arguing that the areas exhibit many archaeological and historical features proving them to have had a clear Viking

Overview

Focusing on men from old families in England’s Wirral and West Lancashire regions, this survey traces the DNA of the local populace back to their Viking ancestors in order to determine the impact of past societies on their genetic make-up. Arguing that the areas exhibit many archaeological and historical features proving them to have had a clear Viking presence, this account provides background information on Viking settlements as well as conclusions drawn from the DNA testing. An illustrated example of how DNA methods can be used to learn about the past is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907284946
Publisher:
Nottingham University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Harding is the coauthor of Introduction to Polysaccharide Biotechnology and the coeditor of Analytical Ultracentrifugation and Protein-Ligand Interactions. Mark Jobling is the Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Basic Biomedical Science and a professor of genetics at the University of Leicester. Turi King is the Wellcome Trust Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the department of genetics at the University of Leicester. Michael Wood is a historian, a documentarian, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

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