Pedagogical features in the text include:
- Interact boxes that guide readers step-by-step through computer simulations using public domain software.
- Math boxes that fully explain mathematical derivations.
- Methods boxes that give insight into the use of actual genetic data.
- Numerous Problem boxes are integrated into the text to reinforce concepts as they are encountered.
- Dedicated website at www.wiley.com/go/hamiltongenetics
This text also offers a highly accessible introduction to coalescent theory, the major conceptual advance in population genetics of the last two decades.
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