Cressey, George

Cressey, George (Babcock)

(1896–1963) geographer; born in Tiffin, Ohio. He spent a total of ten years in Asia (much of it in China) from which came China's Geographic Foundations (1934), Asia's Lands and Peoples (1944), Land of the 500 Million: A Geography of China (1955), and many other books and articles.
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