Professor Emeritus of History


Ph.D., Harvard University

Field of Specialty

East Asian history and civilization. Sino-Western relations. Teaches and studies modern China, Sino-Western and Sino-American relations, and traditional Chinese thought.

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John Schrecker

Professor Schrecker uses an innovative approach in his work, presenting material from the perspective of East Asian history and traditional East Asian social theory (and in particular, Confucianism), rather than emphasizing Western models.


Schrecker,John. Chinese translation of The Chinese Revolution in Historical Perspective. Shanghai, China: Orient Publishing Company, 1998.

Schrecker,John. The Chinese Revolution in Historical Perspective. New York: Greenwood/Praeger, 1991.

Schrecker,John, co-ed w/ Paul Cohen. Reform in Nineteenth-Century China. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1976.

Schrecker,John. Imperialism and Chinese Nationalism: Germany in Shantung. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971.