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Geography and Migration Analysis
Geography and migration analysis

Migration has been part of the human experience from the time of Homo sapiens, who migrated out of Africa some 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, and has shaped the world's population today in the developed and developing world. To explore the human experience, National Geographic's genographic project provides a detailed account of human migration out of Africa. According to the project, the genetic imprints left by the earliest migrants are still visible today (National Geographic Society, 2010). For research purposes, the genetic imprints left by our ancestors can be traced to humans in the modern world. In this chapter, the developing world will be referenced extensively because of rural to urban migration and also because it is a ...

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