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.

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"British in Stock and Tradition": Race, Racism and Belonging in Thatcher's Britain Britain
Feminist Perspectives on the Images of Women in Television and Film in Relation to Second-Wave Activism: 1965-2000 United States
The Bisbee Deportation: An Analysis of the Tactics Used by the Town Leaders and Mining Operators United States
Spring 2004
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Spring 2004 The Music of the Civil Rights Movement: Forces in Change United States
Spring 2004 Lies, Damn Lies, and History: The Erasure and Flattening of Ayodhya Middle East
Spring 2004 Kreutzberg: History and Space in Contemporary Berlin Late Modern Europe
Spring 2004 Change from Within: Humanism's Reception in the Papal Curia and Its Effect on the Development of Reformation Thought Middle East
Spring 2004 The Second Wing: The Expansion of the Role of Police in Chinese Society and Government 1901-1937 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2004 "My Skin as a Legacy," an Analysis of Slavery and Freedom in the American Slave Narratives United States Highest Honors
Spring 2005
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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 2005 The Turning Point in the History of Spanish Witchcraft: A Study of the Power Dynamics in the Logrono Auto De Fey Medieval
Spring 2005 A Highly Valuable Herb: Tobacco and the Refashioning of European Identity Early Modern Europe
Spring 2005 Luther's Educational Program: Humanist Influences, Scholastic Implementation and the Shift of his Program Early Modern Europe
Spring 2005 A Glimpse into Letters to the Editor: An Assessment of Letter Writing through the Subject of the Philippine-American War United States
Spring 2005 Content vs. Purpose: American Soldiers' Letters and World War I United States
Spring 2005 White Plague: A Discursive History of Crack Cocaine United States High Honors
Spring 2005 Mechanizing the Waterfront: The Machine's Defeat of the ILWU China High Honors
Spring 2005 Reinventing History: Giorgio Vasari as Ideologue Latin America High Honors
Spring 2005 A Chance to What America Fights For, Not Only What it Fights Against United States Global AIDS Policy Under the Clinton and Bush Administrations United States Highest Honors
Spring 2005 "A Class of Unfortunate Women:" Chinese Women Immigrants and the 1875 Page Law United States Highest Honors
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
Fall 2005
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Fall 2005 Remembering China's Cultural Revolution: Internal Struggles of Survivors Early Modern Europe High Honors
Fall 2005 Lucha, Huegla Y Asesinato: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Front in Revolutionary Nicaragua, 1977-1982 United States High Honors
Fall 2005 The Socratic Hellenica Ancient
Fall 2005 Imperial Liberation: Victorian Women on the South African Colonial Frontier Early Modern Europe High Honors
Fall 2005 The Great War and a Chaplain's Revival United States
Fall 2005 The Instrumental Instrument: The Steelpan and the Formation of Trinidad and Tobago's National Identity Latin America
Fall 2005 Griswold v. Connecticut: The Return of Lochnerism United States Highest Honors
Fall 2005 Prelude to Destruction: The Soviet Experience in Afghanistan Central Asia Highest Honors
Spring 2006
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Spring 2006 Search and Destroy: Sexual Anarchy in 1970s Punk Rock United States
Spring 2006 Power, Crime an Drugs in the 1950s: The Great Drug Panic and the Boggs Act United States
Spring 2006 The Lion's Share: US Oil Companies and Their Role in the "New Great Game" United States
Spring 2006 Conquering California: The Rise of the CCPOA United States
Spring 2006 "Reagan and His City Upon a Hill" United States
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
Spring 2006 Ascriptive Alien: Lawrence Dennis' Private and Public Life United States High Honors
Spring 2006 American Missionaries' Experience of Revolution and Violence: Cilicia from the 1908 Revolution to the 1909 Massacres Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2006 The Long and Not So Winding Road: A Study of the Linear Development of Automotive Technology in the Latter Half of the Twentieth Century as Presented in the Society of Automotive Engineer's Journal United States High Honors
Spring 2006 Stewards of Democracy: Hamilton vs. Jefferson and the French Revolution's Impact on America United States
Spring 2006 The Man Behind the Myth: An Examination of Abraham Lincoln's Early Letters United States
Spring 2006 Alcoholic Beverages Prohibited: Enforcing Legislated Temperance in Berkeley, California 1916-1932 United States
Spring 2006 Letters Home from the Empire: Contrasting the Experiences of American Soldiers in the Philippine-American War (1898-1902) United States
Spring 2006 Anything on Britain Britain
Spring 2006 Early Persecutions of the Mormons: From Palmyra to Nauvoo United States
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 2006 Footprints to Follow: The Art in the Activism to Save the I-Hotel United States High Honors
Spring 2006 Entwined: The Role of Letters in the Public and Private Life of Emma Goldman United States High Honors
Spring 2006 Forging Identities in a Strange Land: Sixteenth Century Jewish Communities and Their Interactions with the Ottoman Government Early Modern Europe
Spring 2006 The Key to the Golden Door: Information and Emigration in the Nineteenth Century Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2006 An Okie New Deal? Paul Taylor, Carey McWilliams and the Political Discourse of the Dust Bowl Migration to California United States High Honors
Spring 2006 Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. in their Pursuit to Advance the Lives of Black Americans United States
Spring 2006 Partisans: Red, White and Gray Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2006 The Chicago Defender: the Voice that Drove the Great Migration United States
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 Bias Becomes Basis for War United States
Spring 2006 The State and Scarcity: Poor Policy During the Grain Crisis in England, 1795-1796 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2006 Life Was Sweet��_An Analysis of the Leisure Activities of British Infantrymen on the Western Front Late Modern Europe
Spring 2006 "��_Toward Better Standards of American Citizenship��_" How Attitudes about Mexicans Influenced Policy Toward Southwestern Whites in Kern Camp United States High Honors
Fall 2006
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Fall 2006 Gaius Marius and Julius Caesar: A Comparison of Generalship Ancient Rome
Fall 2006 A National Asset: The Influence of Chemical Warfare in Great Britain During the Interwar Period Britain High Honors
Fall 2006 Writing at War: A Study on the Correspondence of British Soldiers During World War II Britain
Fall 2006 War Letters: Correspondence of Civil War Officers and Soldiers United States
Fall 2006 A Transformative Experience: Picture Brides and the Korean American Experience United States
Fall 2006 Split Personality: Defining Pakistan's Geopolitical Identity Middle East
Fall 2006 "So Come With Me Where Dreams Are Born": Palestinian - Jewish Coexistence at Camp Tawonga, 2003-2006 Middle East
Fall 2006 The New Frontier: American Aviation and Its Cultural Influence in WW I United States
Fall 2006 Lost Innocence: A Comparative Perspective Between Vietnamese and Korean Immigrant Experience 1965-200 United States
Fall 2006 Indecisive Diplomacy: U.S. Foreign Policy, Refugees, and Palestine, 1945-1949 United States
Fall 2006 "I'm Old, I'm Tired, I'm Poor��_I Don't Want to Move." Media Coverage of the Struggle to Save the International Hotel 1968-1977 United States
Fall 2006 The Health Security Act and the Role of Opinion Polls United States
Fall 2006 Disney's Global Conquest: A Tale of Cultural Acclimation to Native Economics United States
Fall 2006 Desegregating the Armed Forces -- A Road to Civil Rights United States
Fall 2006 The Apple and the Sword: Christian Literalism and the Modern Evangelical Movement, 1951-2006 United States
Fall 2006 The IWW and Syndicalism 1910-1916 United States
Fall 2006 The Cultural Underpinnings of Why Men Fought in the Civil War United States
Fall 2006 Static on the Radio: The Science of Radio Salesmanship and Public Opinion in America, 1930-1947 United States
Fall 2006 The Cross-Atlantic Historical Debate: A Peninsular's View of the New World United States High Honors
Fall 2006 Rakugo's Reflection of Meji Society Japan
Fall 2006 "Domestic Enemies:" Writing Nationalism and Decline in Early Modern Spain Early Modern Europe Highest Honors
Fall 2006 The Unequal Treaties and Qing Legal reform China
Fall 2006 The Emperors' Justification: An Examination of the Emergence of Racial Discrimination at the Dawn of Roman Empire Ancient
Fall 2006 What Made the Dream Impossible: An Exploration of Shirley Chisholm's Political Career and Her Defeat in the 1972 Democratic Presidential Primary United States
Fall 2006 "Mexico Against the World": The Cardenas Administration's Response to the Spanish Civil War Latin America
Fall 2006 Framing "Difference" in Late Medieval Europe Medieval
Fall 2006 Caesar and the Commentaries Ancient
Fall 2006 Cross-Dressing for Power: Analysis of the Subversive Nature of the Multiple Gender Roles of the Pharaoh Hatshepsut Ancient
Fall 2006 VSKhSON: A Portrait of an Anomaly and the Emergence of Dissident Right Late Modern Europe
Fall 2006 The Social Politics of Sickness in Victorian America United States

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