Ancestors: A prehistory of Britain in seven burials by Alice Roberts

Ancestors: A prehistory of Britain in seven burials

Alice Roberts

400 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction history science challenging informative reflective medium-paced


An extraordinary exploration of the ancestry of Britain through seven burial sites. By using new advances in genetics and taking us through important archaeological discoveries, Professor Alice Roberts helps us better understand life today.We ofte...

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reflective 60%
inspiring 29%
challenging 21%
hopeful 16%
mysterious 9%
adventurous 5%
emotional 4%
funny 3%
relaxing 3%
lighthearted 2%
sad 1%


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