Phylogenetic Methods and the Prehistory of Languages

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Evolutionary ('phylogenetic') trees were first used to infer lost histories nearly two centuries ago by manuscript scholars reconstructing original texts. Today, computer methods are enabling phylogenetic trees to transform genetics, historical linguistics and even the archaeological study of artefact shapes and styles.

Phylogenetic Methods and the Prehistory of Languages 2006, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9781902937335

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