Aguwa, Jude C. U.. Culture Summary: Mende

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Title: Culture Summary: Mende

Published By: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010.: online document

By line: Jude C. Aguwa

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010.

Culture: Mende (FC07)

Subjects: Identification (101); Culture summary (105);

Abstract: This is a culture summary of the Mende. Information is presented on major aspects of Mende culture.

Document Number: 0

Document ID: fc07-000

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: 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.

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4

Analyst: Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: General Mende; southern and eastern Sierra Leone, also Liberia

LCSH: Mende (African people)


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