Jack Herbert Driberg

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Jack Herbert Driberg (born April 1888 - died February 5, 1946) was an anthropologist from Britain. He went to two colleges: Lancing College and Hertford College. He worked in the Uganda Protectorate in 1912. He then moved to the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan where he lived until 1925.[1][2] When he was living there he wrote a book called The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda. It was about the Lango people who lived in Uganda.[1] The book was very important and he was called an anthropologist after he wrote it. He moved back to London, England and went to college at the London School of Economics. He then started working as a professor at the University of Cambridge. He also served in World War II. He died in 1946.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Lango: A Nilotic Tribe of Uganda". World Digital Library. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Haddon, E. B. "Mr. J. H. Driberg". Obituary. Nature (journal). Retrieved 23 May 2013.