P. Richard Bohr, Ph.D

Phone: 320-363-5918
E-mail: rbohr@csbsju.edu
Office: CSB Richarda N29

Education:

  • 1967 B.A., University of California at Davis
  • 1968 M.A., Harvard University
  • 1971 M.Div., Harvard Divinity School
  • 1978 Ph.D., University of California at Davis

Course taught:

  • HIST 114: East Asia Before 1800
  • HIST 115: East Asia Since 1800
  • HIST 316: China in Revolution 1800-1949
  • HIST 317: The People's Republic of China
  • HIST 319: Modern Japan 1868-Present
  • HIST 389: Historiography and Methods
  • HIST 399: Senior Thesis

Research interests:
Taiping Rebellion (1851-1864)

Recently Published Materials:
Books:

  • Editor,"Is China Growing Too Fast?" International Policy Review, forthcoming issue. Taiping Rebellion (1851-1864)

Articles:

  • "Taiping Rebellion," in James DeFronzo, ed., Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements, 3 vols. Boulder: Westview-Perseus, forthcoming in 2005.
  • "Taiping 'Christianity' and Its Legacy," in R. G. Tiedemann, ed., Christianity in China: A Handbook, 2 vols. Leiden: E. J. Brill, forthcoming in 2004.
  • "The Teaching in Asia Program at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University," with Lynda Fish and David P. Bennetts, ASIANetwork Exchange, 11.3 (Spring 2004):25-30.
  • "The Taipings in Chinese Sectarian Perspective," in K. C. Liu and Richard Shek, eds., Heterodoxy in Late Imperial China. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2004, 393-430.

Fall 2006 Courses:

  • HIST 114: East Asia Before 1800
  • HIST 316: China in Revolution 1800-1949

Spring 2007 Courses:

  • HIST 115: East Asia Since 1800
  • HIST 317: The People's Republic of China
  • HIST 319: Modern Japan 1868-Present