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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Origins of the British

Origins of the British

In his 2006 book The Origins of the British, Oppenheimer argued that neither Anglo-Saxons nor Celts had much impact on the genetics of the inhabitants of the British Isles, and that British ancestry mainly traces back to the Paelolithic Iberian people, now represented by Basques, instead. He published an introduction to his book in Prospect magazine.[1]



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