Balchin, William George Victor
BALCHIN, William George Victor
BALCHIN, William George Victor. British, b. 1916. Genres: Geography. Career: University of London, King's College, Lecturer in Geography, 1945-54; University College of Swansea, Professor of Geography, 1954-78, Vice-Principal, 1964-66, 1970-73, now Professor Emeritus. Kings College, London, Fellow, 1984; Balchin Family Society Journal, 1994-. Publications: Cornwall: The Making of the Landscape, 1954; Cornwall: The Landscape through Maps, 1967; Concern for Geography, 1981; The Cornish Landscape, 1983; The Geographical Association: The First Hundred Years, 1993; The Joint School Story, 1997. EDITOR: Geography and Man, 1947, rev. ed., 1955; (with A.W. Richards) Climate and Weather Exercises, 1949; (with A.W. Richards) Practical and Experimental Geography, 1952; Geography for the Intending Student, 1970; Swansea and Its Region, 1971; The Living History of Britain, 1981. Address: 10 Low Wood Rise, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, W. Yorkshire, England.