Aguwa, Jude C. U.
Culture Summary: Mende
New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010.: online document
By line: Jude C. Aguwa
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Culture summary (105);
This is a culture summary of the Mende. Information is presented on major aspects of
Document ID: fc07-000
This culture summary is based on the article, "Mende" by Jude
C. Aguwa, in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Supplement, Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember,
and Ian Skoggard, eds. New York: Macmillan Reference USA. 2002. Teferi Abate Adem wrote the
synopsis and indexing notes in May 2008. The demography section was updated with
information from the Sierra Leone census in June, 2008.
Includes bibliographical references.
Teferi Abate Adem; 2008
General Mende; southern and eastern Sierra Leone, also Liberia
Mende (African people)