History 101 Database

The Department maintains a History 101 Theses Library in the front office (3229 Dwinelle) for your access. The library holds all papers with High Honors and Highest Honors designations dating back to 2005. Due to library capacity limitations, papers designated either Honors or non-Honors are purged after five years. When you come to review a particular thesis, please have your Cal ID card with you and plan to stay in the front office while you review the paper, as theses are not to leave the front office. While you are encouraged to take hand-written notes, theses may not be photocopied, photographed, or marked up in any way.

Spring 2006
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Spring 2006 The Road to Roe v. Wade: A Brief Look at the Feminist Right's Movement 1920-1973 United States
Spring 2006 The Portrait of China: British Justification of Actions Taken Regarding China in the Early Nineteenth Century British Empire
Spring 2016
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Spring 2016 An Ethos of Ethics: Richard T. Ely and American Economics in the 1880s United States
Spring 2016 Learning Race: Education Policy and the Institutionalization of Racial Identity in the Philippines, 1901-1935 United States
Spring 2016 The Policy and Politics of the Mughal Empire Under Akbar: A Close Examination of Akbarnama East/Southeast Asia
Spring 2016 The Changing Face of a Familiar Villain: Harper's Weekly and Organized Labor 1894-1904 United States
Spring 2016 Illegality or the Right to Asylum: A Study in the Rhetoric Surrounding Salvadoran Asylum Seekers in the 1980s United States
Fall 2010
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Fall 2010 Straight Edge and America: The 1980s United States
Fall 2010 The Carnival Parade in Rio de Janeiro during the Vargas Regime (1930-1945) Latin America
Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 Oriental Splendor: The Rebuilding of San Francisco's Chinatown and the Commercialization of American Orientalism East Asia
Spring 2010 The Transformation of the San Francisco Waterfront: The Decline of Shipping and the Rise of a Tourist-Based Economy in the 20th Century United States
Spring 2010 Unveiling Caesar: An In-Depth Analysis of Caesar's Work the Civil War Ancient
Spring 2010 Kennedy's Leadership During the Cuban Missile Crisis United States
Spring 2010 The Reformation: Geopolitics in 16th Century Spain Early Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Popular Morality in Response to Values Systems in Imperial China East Asia
Spring 2010 War Profiteers of a New Age United States
Spring 2010 Via ad Libertatem: The Influence of Flamininus on Greek Liberation Ancient
Spring 2010 Making Up for Lost Years: American Intervention and Italy's Transition to Democracy, 1946-1948 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Cut from the Same Cloth: A Case Study of Aristocrats Ancient
Spring 2013
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Spring 2013 New Madrid and National Memory: The Earthquakes, Rebuilding and After United States
Spring 2013 Arizona: A Contested Story, Whose History? United States
Spring 2013 A Gradually Widening Aperture: Representations of Middle Eastern Women in Post-9/11 American Film and Television United States
Spring 2013 The Man in the Club-Window: Identity performance on the Streets of Victorian London Britain
Spring 2013 Painted Ladies: Tainted Gold, The Social World of Sacramento's Most Notorious Prostitutes: 1850-1875 United States
Spring 2013 College Students Meet the Marvel Universe United States
Spring 2013 Oral History and Its Response to Common Perceptions of the Palestinian: A Study of Narratives in English- Language Works Centered on Interviews with Palestinians, 1987-2013 Middle East
Spring 2013 The Victorian Unemployed in Culture and Politics Britain
Spring 2017
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Spring 2017 Shone no muni: The Diplomacy of Mutsu Munemitsu in the First Sino-Japanese War 1894-95 Japan
Spring 2017 "Fight the Powers That Be": Protest Music in the Reagan Years, the Birth of Hip-Hop, and the "American Dream" United States
Spring 2017 Civil Rights After Fascism: The Experience of African American GIs in Postwar Germany United States
Spring 2017 The Evolution of Modern Japanese Foodways Japan
Spring 2017 Making a Difference, One Child at a Time: Childcare Reform during the Women's Liberation Movement Britain
Spring 2017 From the Flapper Era to the Great Depression: The Evolution of the Lux and Woodbury Soap Campaigns United States
Spring 2017 Music, Apartheid, Resistance and Black Unity African History
Fall 2006
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Fall 2006 The Health Security Act and the Role of Opinion Polls United States
Fall 2006 Desegregating the Armed Forces -- A Road to Civil Rights United States
Fall 2006 Disney's Global Conquest: A Tale of Cultural Acclimation to Native Economics United States
Fall 2006 The IWW and Syndicalism 1910-1916 United States
Spring 2009
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Spring 2009 Colonies Do Not Speak Latin America
Spring 2009 Treatment of German Prisoners of War in the United States During the Second World War Late Modern Europe
Spring 2009 US-Vietnam Relations: Lost Opportunities United States
Spring 2009 Silence in West Bengal: The Bhadralok of Bengal and the Boundaries of Postcolonial Discourse Southeast Asia
Spring 2009 Cuba's Moment in Africa: Guevara's Influence on Cuban Foreign Policy Latin America
Spring 2009 A Shared History of Persecution: A Case Study of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee's Response to the Crises of the Hitler Years: 1933-1945 United States
Spring 2012
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Spring 2012 Extra! Extra! An Analysis of the War Correspondent on the Western Front Late Modern Europe
Spring 2012 The Human Genome Project: Clashes and Cooperation Between Public and Private Sectors History of Science
Spring 2012 The New Empire of the Sea: The Punic Wars and the Rise of Roman Anxiety Ancient
Spring 2012 "Andrew Jackson and Theodore Roosevelt's Displacement of the Native Americans: The Process and Interactions that Affected the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes" United States
Spring 2012 Fascist Art? The Unique Nature of Art Under Benito Mussolini Late Modern Europe
Spring 2012 The Role of Unarmored Iron Ships in the Development of the Ironclad Battleship History of Science
Spring 2012 The Primacy of the Bishop of Rome: From the Death of Jesus of Nazareth to the Council of Constantinople Ancient
Spring 2012 "The Finest Refinement in Spectator Sports Since the Lions Ate the Christians": An Exploration of the California Bear and Bull Fight United States
Spring 2014
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Spring 2014 Gladiators in the Colonial Julia Genetiva: A Case Study of Gladiatorial Politics in a Roman Colony Ancient
Spring 2014 On "Quackery" and Other Deceits: Reinterpreting Medical Plurality in Nineteenth Century America United States
Spring 2014 Little Britain on the Russian Rail: Civilization, Conflict, and Empire Through the Window of the Train Car Late Modern Europe
Spring 2014 "Our Little Piece Here": Mexican American Politics in Post-War Oakland United States
Spring 2014 Consolidation of the College of Commerce: The Creation of Educated California Business Professionals United States
Spring 2014 The Virgin Land Campaign 1954-1964: The Turning Point of Soviet Agriculture Late Modern Europe
Spring 2015
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Spring 2015 "The Lost Cause in California: How Confederate Ideology influenced the Mussel Slough Affair and Popular Memory" United States
Spring 2015 End of the Slave Trade in Three Episodes A history of developing ameliorating viewpoints to bring about the effective end of the 19th century Atlantic Slave Britain
Spring 2015 Breaking the Bamboo Curtain: Female Progessives in the Asian American Movement United States
Spring 2015 The Domesday Curriculum: The Battle Over History Education Under The British 1988 National Curriculum Britain
Spring 2008
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Spring 2008 Providence in South Africa Africa
Spring 2008 Preservationist Efforts in Preserving Hetch-Hetchy Valley United States
Spring 2008 Santiago de Compostela: A Journey through Time United States
Spring 2008 The Impact of Japanese Colonialism on Aborigine-Han Relations in Taiwan East Asia
Spring 2008 A Battle Over Sovereignty United States
Spring 2008 The Birth of the Hawaiian Tourism: The Mona Hotel and the Development of the Beach Culture in Hawaii United States
Spring 2008 The Cristero Rebellion Along the Zacatecas-Jalisco Border: The Legacy of Perceptions and Regional Pride Latin America
Spring 2008 Coloring Outside the Lines: The Process of Multicultural Curriculum Requirements at U.C. Berkeley and Stanford University United States
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 Glory of War: The Portrayal of D-Day Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011 A History of Eugenics at U.C. Berkeley United States
Spring 2011 Armenians in Mandate Palestine Middle East
Spring 2011 Jews in Interwar France: Perception and Reaction to the Immigrant Threat Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011 Why Satire? Ancient
Spring 2011 Blacks in the United States Armed Forces during World War II United States
Spring 2011 Battle of Algiers: A Manifesto for the Left, a Warning to the Right Middle East
Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 The Rise of the Persian Lion: Reza Shah's Foreign Backers Middle East
Fall 2009 A Place in the (South Pacific) Sun: Colonial Germany and its Legacy in Samoa Late Modern Europe
Fall 2009 Defining the Meaning of Education and Citizenship: The Society of American Indians and its Complex Reaction to American Indian Policy United States
Spring 2007
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Spring 2007 Pope Julius II and the Imperial Revival Early Modern Europe
Spring 2007 Imagined People: Portraits of Amerindians in Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo's Historia general y natural de las Indias Early Modern Europe
Fall 2014
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Fall 2014 Stalinism: The Master Narrative of the USSR Late Modern Europe
Fall 2014 Mendez v. Westminster: One Family's Connection to the Mexican American Generation Latin America
Fall 2014 Express Yourself: Statements of Identity and Status in the Book of Michael of Rhodes Medieval
Fall 2014 The 1954 Guatemalan Coup and the Manipulation of American Media Latin America
Fall 2007
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Fall 2007 The Construction of California and the Exclusion of Slavery United States
Fall 2007 The Ku Klux Klan United States
Fall 2007 The Effects of Carthaginian Culture on the Religious Reality of Vibia Perpetua Ancient
Fall 2016
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Fall 2016 Archaic Greek Tyranny: Classical Representations and the Archaeological Record (700-650) Ancient History
Fall 2016 The Flu is Innocent: Death in the San Francisco Hospital during the Pandemic of 1918-19 Science
Fall 2013
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Fall 2013 Bar, Bench and Ballot Box: The Development of Gold Rush Legal and Political Practices in Nevada City, California, 1849-1856 United States
Fall 2015
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Fall 2015 Genocide in Nazi Germany & Imperial Japan: A Comparison of Methodological Racial Killing Comparative
Fall 2015 Customary Praises: Assessing Bede's Miracle Stories in the Historia Ecclesiastica and Vita Cuthberti Comparative
Fall 2008
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Fall 2008 Modern Morals or Immoral Moderns? Motion Pictures and the Assumptions of Youth United States
Fall 2008 The Color of Loyalty: The NAACP and the Truman Loyalty-Security Program United States
Fall 2008 The Culture of the Cal Band: How Policies Fail to Enact Change United States
Fall 2012
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Fall 2012 The Stall, Then Spurt of Steam Ship Expansion Britain
Fall 2012 Voodoo and the Ideology of White Supremacy: 1880-1900 United States
Fall 2005
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Fall 2005 The Socratic Hellenica Ancient

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