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 2007
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Spring 2007 Cancer in the Body of Christ: Crime, Punishment and the Body Politic in the Lex Visigothorum Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2007 American Imperialism: The Ambiguities and Motivations behind Defining the United States' Relationship with Puerto Rico Latin America High Honors
Spring 2007 Bosnia-Yugoslavia, The War, and the United States: U.S. Involvement in Bosnia-Yugoslavia in the Twentieth Century, and its Failure to Stop the Genocide There -- an Analysis United States High Honors
Spring 2007 Defunding Reproductive Freedom: New Right Ideology and International Population Assistance United States High Honors
Spring 2007 Exile as Teacher: Fritz Lang, Berlot Brecht and the American War Effort United States High Honors
Spring 2007 No King-No Bishops: The London Greek Committee and the Face of Early British Liberalism Britain High Honors
Spring 2007 Think Radical Thoughts: American Women and the Debate over Housework in the 1970s and 1980s United States High Honors
Spring 2007 Escaping Persecution and Embracing an Alternative Solution: Growth and Distress of Salvadorian-Americans in California from 1980s to Present Latin America High Honors
Spring 2007 Walking the Talk: Women of All Red Nations and the Legacy of American Indian Women's Activism United States High Honors
Spring 2007 La Orquesta, El Ahuizote y El Hijo: The Cultural and Political Revelations of the Satirical and Opposition Press in late 19th Century Mexico City Latin America High Honors
Spring 2007 A Tale of Two Fairs: The New York World's Fair of 1939/1940 United States High Honors
Spring 2007 Do and Destreza: Philosophical Syncretism in Early Modern Spanish and Japanese Martial Arts Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2007 The Ideal Woman: Neo-Confucian Applications of Women's Instructional Texts in the Song Dynasty East Asia High Honors
Spring 2007 The Inseparability of Nationalism and the Korean Comfort Women Issue: The Case of the 2000 Women's International Tribunal East Asia High Honors
Spring 2007 Welcome to Chosen: Tourism and the Japanese Public Relations Campaign in the West East Asia High Honors
Spring 2007 Formation of a National Economic Vocabulary South Asia High Honors
Spring 2007 Masked America: The Love, Life and History of a Klansman in Detroit United States High Honors
Spring 2006
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Spring 2006 "Reparation for the Past, and Security for the Future": The Development of the Democratic-Republican Platform and the War of 1812 United States High Honors
Spring 2006 The State and Scarcity: Poor Policy During the Grain Crisis in England, 1795-1796 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2006 "��_Toward Better Standards of American Citizenship��_" How Attitudes about Mexicans Influenced Policy Toward Southwestern Whites in Kern Camp United States High Honors
Spring 2006 Transformative Re-Imaginings of la Virgen de Guadalupe: from Colonial Multivocality to Chicana Self-Identity Britain High Honors
Spring 2006 Fear and Countersubversion in Gold Rush San Francisco: The San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851 United States High Honors
Spring 2006 Making Film History: The Radical Historiography of Peter Watkins' La Commune Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2006 Anti-Fascism and the Ateliers Populaires: The Memory of Nazi Collaboration in the Posters of Mai '68 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2006 Bohemond: Evidence that "Greed is Good" for the Southern Italian Norman Crusader Medieval High Honors
Spring 2006 The Blackest Spot of South Africa Africa High Honors
Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 "Il problema dei meticci": Race and Identity in the Fascist Period Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 Secular Politics in a Sacred Age: A Traditional Society's Revolutionary Rhetoric Britain High Honors
Spring 2011 Till the work is done: The Role of the Radical and Chartist Press in British Journalism Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2011 Through a Wide-Angle Lens: Discovering Dedovsh China Through Film in the Glasnost Period Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2011 The Fight Against Proprietary Medical Schools: How the American Medical Association Lined Up its Ducks to End "Medical Quackery" United States High Honors
Spring 2005
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Spring 2005 The Power of the Publisher: How Arthur Hays Sulzberher of the New York Times Decided What Was "Fit to Print": An Analysis of the New York Times and the Holocaust United States High Honors
Spring 2005 The Literary Friendship of Samuel Clemens and William Dean Howells: 1876-1886 United States High Honors
Spring 2005 La dulce y amarga mujer: A Study of the Multi-Layered Depiction of Women in Mexican Corridos from the Bancroft Library Latin America High Honors
Spring 2005 Finding the Peace Testimony: Quaker Dehumanization and Patient Suffering in England: 1650-1660 Britain High Honors
Spring 2005 Jewish Radicalism in an Iranian Context: The Socialist and Zionist Generation of the 1940s Middle East High Honors
Spring 2005 The Birth of Asian American Health Organizations: A Case Study of Asian Health Services United States High Honors
Spring 2005 What it Means to be Popular: A Comparative Look at Theodore Adorno's Musical Aesthetics and the American Reception of Popular Jazz Music, 1933-1969 United States High Honors
Spring 2005 Was Franklin D. Roosevelt Indifferent to the Fate of European Jewry During the Holocaust? United States High Honors
Spring 2005 Project Alpha: American Diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1955-1956 United States High Honors
Spring 2005 A Proper Affair -- Etiquette and the Emergence of the Big White Wedding: The Ultimate Reality show United States High Honors
Spring 2005 Proposition 13, Big Business, and Conservative Populism United States High Honors
Spring 2005 Permanent Dreams and a Migrant Past: Itinerancy and Fear in the 1928 Imperial Valley Cantaloupe Pickers' Strike United States High Honors
Spring 2014
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Spring 2014 "Une Dissidente des Dissidentes": Tatyana Mamanova, Late Soviet Feminism and the Struggle for Recognition in East and West Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2014 The Campesina in Cuba's Revolutionary Discourse Latin America High Honors
Spring 2014 The Challenge to Democracy: Leonard Marsh's Report on Social Security for Canada as its Author's Ultimate Appeal for Economic Equity in Canada Canada High Honors
Spring 2014 American Foreign Policy in China During the Northern Expedition United States High Honors
Spring 2014 Weimar Under Construction: A History of the Bauhaus 1919-1933 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2009
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Spring 2009 Democracy Defined: The Allied Involvement in West German Government 1945-1949 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2009 The Creation of Individual and Collective Identities Through Fiction: The Ramona Story United States High Honors
Spring 2009 From Where to Speak: The Ramabai-Vivekananda Controversy and the Limits of Social Reform Under Colonialism South Asia High Honors
Spring 2009 The Battle for the Soul of Plataia: Opposition and Ethnogenesis in Athens and Thebes Ancient High Honors
Spring 2009 California Cuisine: The French Making of American Terroir United States High Honors
Spring 2009 We Don't Scare Easily': The Gary Case and Housing Discrimination in Richmond, CA, 1952 United States High Honors
Spring 2009 Uncovering Moyen Marronage: The Forgotten Runaway Slaves of the American South United States High Honors
Spring 2009 US Policies Toward Angola in the 1970s and 1980s: Looking Beyond the Cold War Narrative and Examining the Role of Oil and Internal Divisions in Washington United States High Honors
Spring 2009 A Land of Outsiders: The Shared National Aspirations of Ireland and its Jews Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2009 Soviet Russification: The Publication of Polnoe Sobranie Sochinenii Between 1930-1937 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2009 Underground Odessa: Soviet Commemoration of the Partisans in the Catacombs during the Great Patriotic War Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2009 Resilience in the Face of Challenge: The Persistence of the Martial Race Theory in the Indian Army During the First World War Britain High Honors
Spring 2009 The Kids United?: Rock Against Racism and the Politicization of Youth Culture Britain High Honors
Fall 2010
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Fall 2010 Black Style Politics: Black Men's Hair from 1978 to 1988 United States High Honors
Fall 2010 The Gospel of Furry Lewis United States High Honors
Spring 2016
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Spring 2016 Kalifornier Khaloymes: The Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club and Its Literary History, 1926-1966 United States High Honors
Spring 2016 "Imagination in Power": Lip, Autogestion, and post-'68 Worker Radicalism in France Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2016 From Collective to Individual Conscience: Defining Conscientious Objector Status in World War I America United States High Honors
Spring 2016 Bellum Sine Fine: The Development of the Spanish Provinces in the Republic Ancient History High Honors
Fall 2016
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Fall 2016 Evading Dam-Nation: Land Use History of the Lower Cosumnes River Watershed, ca. 1820-2016 United States High Honors
Fall 2016 Housewives Save the City from the "Cement Octopus!" Women's Activism in the San Francisco Freeway Revolts, 1955-1967 United States High Honors
Fall 2016 Visions, Intertwined: Building New Connections under Carter and Deng United States High Honors
Fall 2011
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Fall 2011 Edison Carneiro and Ruth Landes: Authority and Matriarchy in Candomble Field Research, 1938-1939 Latin America High Honors
Fall 2011 Surround and Drown: The History of Cal Fire and the Evolution of Prescribed Burning United States High Honors
Spring 2012
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Spring 2012 The Civilian Lawyers of Seventeenth-Century England: Criticism and Confutation Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2012 Caged Revolutionaries: An Examination of Inmate Unity During the Attica Prison Riot of 1971 United States High Honors
Spring 2012 Whose Fatherland? Editing a German Nation in the 19th Century Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2012 Privileged Populations and Control: Intergroup Subordination in the Ancient Mediterranean World Ancient High Honors
Spring 2012 Roman Standards of Feminine Beauty: Practice, Risk, and Reward Ancient High Honors
Spring 2012 Beyond Reporting: The Chicago Media's Influence on the Murder of Fred Hampton United States High Honors
Spring 2012 Circumventing Defeat: American Mythology and the "War Against Cancer" United States High Honors
Spring 2012 The Last Wild Indian: Ishi's Relationship to Anthropology, Popular Culture, and Colonialism During the 20th Century United States High Honors
Spring 2012 Wonderland of the West: Recreation, Technology, and the Environmental Impacts of Tourism in Yosemite Valley, 1900-1930s United States High Honors
Spring 2012 Boosting Both Morale and Democracy: An Examination of British Attempts to Raise Morale During the Fall of France, May - June 1940 Britain High Honors
Spring 2013
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Spring 2013 The Sermon on the Sub-Continent Gandhi and the Decline of the Protestant Missionary Movement: 1920-1940 United States High Honors
Spring 2013 Capitalizing on Insanity: The Alameda Park Asylum in Post-Gold Rush California United States High Honors
Spring 2013 What Happened to the Maya? Representation and Appropriation in Cancun's Tourism Industry Latin America High Honors
Spring 2017
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Spring 2017 Superwoman Can't Have It All: Reimaging the Late Twentieth Century Superwoman United States High Honors
Spring 2017 Steel Mills to Steel Bars; Historicizing the Carceral State in Deindustrialize Rustbelt America United States High Honors
Spring 2017 The Publicani: A Most Important Part of the State Ancient History High Honors
Spring 2017 "Lynch's Law" Vigilante Justice in Revolutionary Backcountry Virginia United States High Honors
Fall 2006
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Fall 2006 The Peculiar Powershift The Constitution of 1787 and the Southern Identity United States High Honors
Fall 2006 Seeking the Welfare of the City: First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley's Mission in the 1960s United States High Honors
Fall 2006 A National Asset: The Influence of Chemical Warfare in Great Britain During the Interwar Period Britain High Honors
Spring 2008
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Spring 2008 The Legislator and Human Progress: Two Mid-19th Century Social Scientists on the Proper Relation Between Legislation and Social Laws Britain High Honors
Spring 2008 Kennedy and Vietnam: A Curious Look at the Social Consequences of the War United States High Honors
Spring 2008 The My Lai Massacre and What it Meant to the American People United States High Honors
Spring 2008 Papae Elision: Catholicism's Counterpoint, or the Aims and Effects of the Canon on Music for the Catholic Mass Service during the Counter Reformation Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2008 The Growth of Czech Feminism through Resistance Activities from 1968 to 1993 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2008 Recipes for Success: Immigrant Women and the Power of Cooking in the Public Sphere United States High Honors
Spring 2008 A History of California's 1988 "Model Curriculum for Human Rights and Genocide" United States High Honors
Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 A Bulgarian Case For Socialism: Explaining the Electoral Strength of the BSP in the Early 1990s Late Modern Europe High Honors

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