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.

Fall 2010
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Fall 2010 Louise Toles Thompson Patterson: A Glimpse into the Life of a Radical African American Female Activist United States
Fall 2010 Progressive Plague: The Bubonic Plague and Progressivism in 1900s San Francisco United States
Fall 2010 Reagan and the Contras: The Abandonment of Diplomacy United States
Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 The "Muslim Battalions": The Role of Central Asian Soldiers In the Soviet-Afghan War Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Photographing the Illusion of Austerity: Fashion Photography and Femininity in Post-WWII Britain Britain
Spring 2010 Failed Democracy or Failed Analysis? Looking at the Sing Sheng Discrimination in Cold War Context United States
Spring 2010 "Take the A Train" to Moscow: The Use of Jazz as an International Political Tool Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 The President of Planet Earth: Velimir Khlebnikov Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Saving the Children: The Evacuation of London Children to the English Countryside during World War II Britain
Spring 2010 On the Ground, in the Schools, on the Bus: The Pasadena Plan and the Desegregation of the Pasadena Unified School District United States
Spring 2010 Afghanistan Through the Cold War Lens: Perception and Misperception in Carter's Administration United States
Spring 2010 Nicolaitas: Initiators of Reform Latin America
Spring 2012
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Spring 2012 Islam in the Western Sahel: On the Question of Social Cohesion Africa
Spring 2012 International or Internal Dialogue? Cross-Cultural Clothing in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain and Japan Britain
Spring 2012 The Nestorian Stele: From Mirror to Window East Asia
Spring 2012 The Blind Spot of the Cornell-Peru Project: Peasant Activism in the Shooting at Huapra Latin America
Spring 2012 Peasants into People: People's War as a Crucible of Identity in Nepal South Asia
Spring 2012 Just, Sound, and Permanent: Morality, Friendly Society and the Construction of British Society Britain
Spring 2012 The Trap of Terminology: How Three Phrases Sealed Japan's Fate East Asia
Spring 2012 Who were the Cuban Brigadistas? Latin America
Fall 2006
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Fall 2006 The Changing Beat of the "Heart" of the Sierras: Tourism in Yosemite from 1855-1890 and Its Environmental Impacts United States
Fall 2006 Smoke and Mirrors: A History of the Catilinarian Conspiracy Ancient Rome
Fall 2006 Lysistrata: Masculine, Pseudo-Feminine or Both? Ancient Rome
Spring 2016
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Spring 2016 A Fast History: Food Abstinence in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century America Science
Spring 2016 Greener across the Golden Gate: The Williamson Act and Preservation Politics in Marin County 1962 - 1990 United States
Spring 2016 "We Are Here and We Will Not Be Silenced": Conflict, Resistance, and the Role of Transgender Women of Color During the Gay Liberation Movement 1969-1973 United States
Spring 2016 "Fatherland or Death!": Cuba's Militarization of the Dengue Eradication Campaign in 1981 Latin America
Spring 2016 The Unheard Voices: Korean American Perspective of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots United States
Spring 2016 Efficiency and Liberty: Kaiser Shipbuilding in Richmond, California during World War II United States
Spring 2016 Army Doctrine and the United States Place in the World United States
Spring 2016 Bridging Two Centuries: The Newlands Reclamation Act of 1902 United States
Spring 2009
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Spring 2009 The Events Surrounding the Jewish Naturalization Act of 1753 Britain
Spring 2009 The Final Acknowledgement: Harold Wilson and European Integration Britain
Spring 2009 La Union Hace La Fuerza!: Chicano Studies at Berkeley 1969-1972 United States
Spring 2009 A Place for Dance in Public Education: The Changing Role of Dance in the Physical Education Curriculum United States
Spring 2009 The Irish Question Britain
Spring 2009 Scratchin' A New Identity: The Filipino-American Experience in Hip Hop United States
Spring 2009 Secondary Education Transformation: Modernizing Education to Meet Changing Perspectives in the 1930s United States
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 Now Hear This: Radio Broadcasting and the Awe. Military in Vietnam War United States
Spring 2011 King, County, and Electorate: An Examination of British Interests in the Diplomatic Revolution of 1756 Early Modern Europe
Spring 2011 The Road to Executive Order 9066: An Examination of US-Japan Relations During the Roosevelt Presidencies United States
Spring 2011 The Correspondence of Saint Boniface: A Window in the Anglo Saxon World Medieval
Spring 2011 Pope John Paul II: A Study of a "Cold Warrior" Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011 San Francisco Craft Cocktail Movement United States
Spring 2011 Redefining Gloire: Orientalism in the Age of Louis XIV Early Modern Europe
Spring 2011 The Root of Discontent: US-Iranian Relations during WWII United States
Spring 2011 The Representation of men in Occitan Trobairitz Songs: A Reactionary Portrait Medieval
Spring 2011 Space for dissent: The Protestant Church and the East German Peace Movement Late Modern Europe
Spring 2014
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Spring 2014 American Military Doctors and Their Interactions with Civilians During the Vietnam War United States
Spring 2014 Censorship and Isolation Instead of Political Participation: Marshall Islanders in the Anti-Nuclear Movement 1946-1958 Southeast Asia
Spring 2014 American Feminism and Female Genital Cutting: A Conflicting and Changing Relationship United States
Spring 2014 Numismatics and Movement Under Early Parthian Kings Ancient
Spring 2014 Reorienting Rock 'N' Roll: The Place of Popular Music in Political Protest 1976-1985 Britain
Spring 2014 American Blindness to Domestic Forces in Iran in 1977 United States
Spring 2014 Blurred Lines: America's Debate Over Conceptions of Responsibility and Consent in Sexual Crimes United States
Spring 2014 Representing AIDS in the UK: Individual and Collective Responsibilities Britain
Spring 2015
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Spring 2015 The Bark and the Bite: Bloodhounds and the Historical Narrative Following the Second Maroon War British
Spring 2015 United States v. Snepp: Erosion of the First Amendment for Whistleblowers, Journalists and the Masses United States
Spring 2015 Nazis into Germans The Transformation of Germany in the Post-War Era Late Modern Europe
Spring 2015 Coming Into Their Own: Women in Politics During the Roosevelt Administration United States
Spring 2008
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Spring 2008 Rembrandt's Saskia: Model, Wife, and Goddess Early Modern Europe
Spring 2008 Behaving like Animals: Democracy, Violence and the Anthropomorphic Philosophies of Jakob von Uexkull and Konrad Lorenz History of Science
Spring 2008 Impartial Humanitarian Aid: Lofty Goals and Meager Accomplishments Late Modern Europe
Spring 2008 The Indigenous and Revolution: Jose Carlos Mariategui and Abimael Guzman Latin America
Spring 2008 Deregulation, TV Broadcasting and the Cable Costra Nostra United States
Spring 2008 The Creative Passion of the Haymarket Martyrs: Bakuninism from Naples to Chicago United States
Spring 2008 Clone or Die: The Development and Commercialization of Recombinant DNA Technology at UCSF, Stanford and Genentech, 1969-1982 History of Science
Spring 2008 Imperialism after Empire Britain
Spring 2008 The Un-Answered Murders within Ciudad Jarez Latin America
Spring 2008 Fred Korematsu vs. The Common Sense of Race United States
Spring 2013
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Spring 2013 Fall From Supremacy: American Superiority and Influence and its Effects on British Policy Making During the Post-War Labour Party Government, 1945-1951 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2013 Local Religious Practices in Colonial Mexico: Catholic Doctrine, Native Devotions. And their Consolidation into Popular Religion, 1521-1700 Latin America
Spring 2013 The Grand Procession of Ptolemy II: On The Acculturation of Kingship Rituals from the Pharonic Age in a Hellenistic Context Ancient
Spring 2013 Institutions vs. Values: The Neutrality of the French Catholic Hierarchy, 1940-1944 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2013 Private Lives in the Public Eye: The Rise of Public Opinion in Early Modern France Early Modern Europe
Spring 2013 Puritan Father and Children: Religion & Family Relations in 17th-Century New England United States
Spring 2013 The Liberation and Restriction of Female Sexuality in the Cults of Artemis, Aphrodite, Demeter, and Dionysus Ancient
Spring 2013 A Comparative Look at the Reconstruction Efforts in Tokyo and Yokohama Following the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 East Asia
Spring 2017
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Spring 2017 Proving the Innocence of Guilty Men: The Ghadar Movement, The Indo-German Conspiracy of San Francisco and the Abrams Case 1917-1919 United States
Spring 2017 Blue Jeans and Feta Cheese: Longing and Belonging and the Armenian Imaginary United States
Spring 2017 Debating the Mexican Revolution: Communism from 1935-1960 Latin America
Spring 2017 IBM and MCI Hijacked the Internet in Order to Prematurely Commercialize it for Competitive Advantage Science
Spring 2017 Building Coalitions, the Vietnam Antiwar Movement, and the American Left United States
Spring 2017 Post-Revolutionary Exchange: Changes in Binational Intellectual Dialogue Regarding Indigenous People Latin America
Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 Model City, Model Citizen: Citizen Participation and Redevelopment in 1960s Oakland United States
Fall 2009 The Chicago Eight Conspiracy Trial: A Redressive Analysis of 1960s Radical Memory United States
Spring 2007
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Spring 2007 Problems of the Early American Communist Movement United States
Spring 2007 AIDS and HIV: The Scientific, Historical and Social Implications and Reactions to Peter H. Duesberg and His Non-Causation Theory History of Science
Fall 2013
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Fall 2013 Canary Journalism: The Role of the Brazilian Press During the 1970 World Cup Latin America
Fall 2013 From Urban Blight to National Crisis: Framing Homelessness in American Print Media, 1973-1987 United States
Fall 2015
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Fall 2015 Transhumanism: From Roots to Branches Comparative
Fall 2015 Barnum's Women Freaks: Reinforcing the Cult of Domesticity Comparative
Fall 2008
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Fall 2008 The Lex Maiestatis and the Transition from Republic to Principate Ancient
Fall 2008 The Pastoral Ideal and Slavery in the Late Republic and Early Empire Ancient
Fall 2011
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Fall 2011 British Propaganda During World War I: Great Britain's Pamphlet War Britain
Fall 2011 Contested Land, Contested History: The 1929 Disturbances and Their Legacy Britain
Fall 2007
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Fall 2007 British Food Control in the First World War Britain
Fall 2007 "Choose the Cheapest and Best Suited for Our Needs": The Great Exhibition and the Moral Economy of Food in Mid-Victorian Britain Late Modern Europe
Spring 2006
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Spring 2006 Union Square: Absent History United States
Spring 2006 Search and Destroy: Sexual Anarchy in 1970s Punk Rock United States

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