Turnbull, Colin

Turnbull, Colin

(1924–  ) anthropologist; born in Harrow, England. He studied at Oxford University (B.A. 1947, M.A. 1949, B.Litt. 1957, D.Phil. 1964). He conducted fieldwork first in India (1949–51), then among the Mbuti pygmies of Zaire. He worked at the American Museum of Natural History in New York (1959–69), then became professor at George Washington University in 1976. He wrote several books on Africa, including The Forest People (1961), Wayward Servants (1965), and The Human Cycle (1983).
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The Scots secured silverware with a 19-0 victory over Argentina thanks to tries from Andrew Turnbull, Colin Shaw and Cairns.
Their tries came from Gavin Brown, Andy Turnbull, Colin Gregor, Stuart McAllister and Alan Nash, while Bernie Hennessey slotted three conversions and four penalties.
The Myreside men needed a win to end their relegation fears and tries from Gavin Brown, Andy Turnbull, Colin Gregor, Stuart McAllister and Alan Nash earned them the vital points.