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Not a Khan after all!

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanJune 22, 2006 2:20 AM


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Steve points me to this story which reports that the man reported to be the first direct line descent of Genghis Khan among Europeans is not a Khan. Nevertheless, the more important point holds: the success of the Khan patrilineage seems distinctly an Asian phenomenon, showing how fickle social status for males can be across space & time....

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