Jordan Surname DNA Project:
Book Recommendations
DNA for Family Historians

The following is a note from Family Tree DNA with a recommendation for a DNA book that will help you understand how the DNA testing can help you do your genealogy research:

I strongly suggest that you get Alan Savin's little primer. The ordering website is:

Bennett Greenspan
Family Tree DNA

Mapping Human History

Go to and search for the book:
Mapping Human History: Discovering the Past Through Our Genes by Steve Olson (Author)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co; ISBN:0618091572

I have just started it, but the first 27 pages are a must read!

Jim Rader
My web site is at

Other Books of Interest

- How to DNA Test Our Family Relationships by Carmichael and Kuklin
- The Complete Idiot's Guide to Decoding Your Genes by Tagliaferro and Bloom
- Unraveling DNA: The Most Important Molecule of Life by Frank-Kamenetskii
- Peopling the World
- Archaeogenetics
- History and Geography of Human Genes by Cavalli-Sforza

Larry Jordan