Beers, Burton Floyd

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BEERS, Burton Floyd

BEERS, Burton Floyd. American, b. 1927. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs, Young adult non-fiction. Career: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, Instructor, 1955-57, Assistant Professor, 1957-61, Associate Professor, 1961-66, Professor of History, 1966-96, Alumni Distinguished Professor, 1970-96, Professor Emeritus, 1997-. Publications: Vain Endeavour: Robert Lansing's Attempts to End the American-Japanese Rivalry, 1962; (with P.H. Clyde) The Far East: A History of Western Impacts and Eastern Responses, 6th ed. 1976; China in Old Photographs, 1978; (sr. writer) World History: Patterns of Civilization, 6th ed. 1993; (with M.S. Downs) North Carolina State: A Pictorial History, 1986; (ed. in-chief) Living in Our World, 4 vols., 1998. Address: 201 John Wesley Rd, Greenville, NC 27858, U.S.A.