Nebraska Authors

Chester Arthur Bain

Born 1912-11-21 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Places Lived

California
Connecticut
Flordia
Idaho
Illinois
Washington D.C.
Tehran, Iran
Seoul, Korea
Saigon, Vietnam

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

East Asian History, especially Vietnamese

Education

Columbia University, A.B., 1946, M.A., 1948
American University, Ph.D., 1956

Occupation

College instructor in History
Consultant and Analyst on Southeast Asia
Professor of Far East History
Cultural attache in Korea

Places Worked

Idaho State College
University of Bridgeport, CT
U.S. Dept. of Defense, Naval Intelligence
Florida State University
American University
Illinois State University
State Department

Honors

Cultural attache in Seoul, Korea
Director of the American Cultural Center in Saigon, Vietnam

Associations

Association for Asian Studies
American Historical Association;

Bibliography

The Far East: An Outline History. 1952. 5th Ed. 1972.
VIET-NAM: Both Sides of the 17th Parallel. 1956. (Co-author)
North Borneo, Brunei, Sarawak. 1956. (Co-author)
CAMBODIA: Its People, Its Society, Its Culture. 1959. (Co-author)
LAOS: Its People, Its Society, Its Culture. 1960. (Co-author)
VIETNAM: Roots of Conflict. 1967.
Contributor to Encyclopedia Americana, New Wonder World Encyclopedia and to various professional journals.

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