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Module Reading List

Human Populations, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Rupert Quinnell
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

There is unfortunately no single book which covers all the material given in this course. Suggested reading is given below - note that there is overlap between the books suggested, so it is not necessary to read them all.

For the population genetics components, a sound introduction is provided by the relevant chapters of:

Russell PJ (1998) Genetics . Benjamin/Cummings.

Ridley M (1996) Evolution . Blackwell.

Freeman S & Heron JC (2001) Evolutionary Analysis . Prentice-Hall.

Maynard Smith J (1998) Evolutionary Genetics. Oxford University Press.

Hartl DL (2000) A Primer In Population Genetics. Sinauer Assoc.

The following books provide a good introduction to the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases:

Barker DJP & Hall AJ (1991) Practical Epidemiology. Churchill Livingstone.

Coggon D, Rose G & Barker DJP (1997) Epidemiology for the Uninitiated. BMJ.

Hennekens CH & Buring JE (1987) Epidemiology in Medicine. Little, Brown & Co.

Moon G et al. (2000) Epidemiology: an Introduction . Open University Press.

There are a number of other introductory epidemiology textbooks in the Health Sciences Library which are also suitable.

This list was last updated on 28/08/2014