May Mandelbaum Edel
Date of Birth  :
1909-01-12 2007-22-06
Place of Birth  :
New York City
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Graduation at Barnard College.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • May Mandelbaum Edel was the first American woman anthropologist to live in an African village.

  • Some of her contributions include linguistics,ethnography, and social anthropology.

  • She published two books for children, The Story of People: Anthropology for Young People, 1953 and The Story of Our Ancestors, 1955.

source:May Mandelbaum Edel

Bibliography  :
THE STORY OF OUR ANCESTORS,The Chiga of Western Unganda, The Chiga of Western Uganda.