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 Pilgrims, Magicians, and Trade: A Reconsideration of Sovereignty in Western Sahel, 1235-1591 Africa Highest Honors
Spring 2007 The End is Nigh: Rethinking Death in Sefer Hasidim Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2007 The Origins of Political Indoctrination in Whampoa Military Academy East Asia High Honors
Spring 2007 One Among the Colors: Native Americans in WWI United States High Honors
Spring 2007 The Canons of Genocide: Human Rights and Genocide Instruction in California Public Schools United States High Honors
Spring 2007 Aljamiado Literature: A Window onto the Culture of the Muslim of Reconquered Spain Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2007 Cancer in the Body of Christ: Crime, Punishment and the Body Politic in the Lex Visigothorum Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2005
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Spring 2005 "A Class of Unfortunate Women:" Chinese Women Immigrants and the 1875 Page Law United States Highest 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 2017
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Spring 2017 The Banality of Indifference: America, Nuremberg, "The Greatest Murder Trial in History," and How it Almost Never Happened Late Modern Europe 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 Wladyslaw Lokietek and the Origins of Poland's Shift to the East Medieval High Honors
Spring 2017 Come and Join the Party:' Reconstructing Gay Identity in Neoliberal Britain Britain High Honors
Spring 2017 The Mansion House Speech, Domestic Politics, and the Struggle to Define a British Entente Policy, July 1911 Britain High Honors
Spring 2006
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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
Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 I'm Gonna Make You Love Me: Pop Music, Rhythm & Blues, and the Appeal of African-American Girl Groups United States High Honors
Spring 2010 Rebels With a Cause: The Growth and Appeal of the Young Americans for Freedom in the 1960s United States High Honors
Spring 2010 Forgotten Hope: The Fall of France, 1940 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2013
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Spring 2013 Engineering Utopia: The Modernist Public Housing of Rio de Janeiro Latin America High Honors
Spring 2013 "God Save the People": the State Governors in the American Revolution United States High Honors
Spring 2013 The Left Book Club and the Political Education of Britain's Left Wing Britain High Honors
Spring 2013 Conduct of the Enemy: The Politics of Rape in the American Revolution United States High Honors
Spring 2013 Press and Perception: American Newspapers on the 1958 Lebanon Crisis, May-November 1958 United States High Honors
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 2008
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Spring 2008 History on Trial: The Sears Case and the Crisis of Feminist History United States High Honors
Spring 2008 Resurrection Through Memory: The Overseas Chinese Association in Japanese- Occupied Singapore East Asia High Honors
Spring 2008 An American Parnassus: Artistry and Practicality in the WPA Federal Writers' Project United States High Honors
Spring 2008 Bodies, Burials, and Black Cultural Politics: African American Funerals in the Civil Rights Movement United States High Honors
Spring 2008 Nuestra Senora de Televisa: Simplemente Maria and Transnational Television in Early Post-Soviet Russia Comparative High Honors
Spring 2008 The Battle Over the Colorado River: A Domestic War Lost to International Relations Latin America High Honors
Spring 2008 Becoming British: The Internment and Assimilation of German-Jewish Refugees in WWII Britain Britain High Honors
Fall 2007
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Fall 2007 Changing the Face of Japan: Representations of Japanese Women in the Post WWII American Media United States High Honors
Fall 2007 A Pearl in a Mudhole: Imagery, Sex, and World War II United States High Honors
Fall 2007 Open Letters, Closed Society: The Phenomenon of Open Letters in Russian Somizdat Late Modern Europe High Honors
Fall 2007 Las Caras Invisibles: An Analysis of Community Participation in a Chilean Poblacion Latin America High Honors
Fall 2007 So, Long Live Democracy: The Recovery of Political Satire in Argentine Comics Latin America High Honors
Fall 2007 Women Under Islamization: A Cultural Legal History of Nationalism Middle East High Honors
Fall 2007 Am I Not Italian like All the Rest? The Dual-Identity of Italian Jewry and its Renegotiation Under Fascism Late Modern Europe High Honors
Fall 2007 Avoiding a British Harlem: British Race Relations Discourge, 1948-1968 Britain 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
Spring 2014
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Spring 2014 They Can Sing, They Can Dance Chinatown Nightclubs and National Perceptions of Chinese Americans United States High Honors
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 Ecclesiastical Beneficence to Mutual Aid: Church, State, and Republican Social Welfare in Liberal Spain Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2014 Beauty and Disease Both in the Eye of the Beholder: The Emergence of Anorexia Nervosa Late Modern Europe 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 "America's First Color-Blind Social Legislation?" Japanese Americans' Access to the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 United States High Honors
Spring 2014 American Foreign Policy in China During the Northern Expedition United States High Honors
Fall 2013
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Fall 2013 "Take Warning": An Examination of Bay Area Alternative Music Culture in the 1980s United States High Honors
Fall 2015
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Fall 2015 "Tuition is not a dirty word" Ronald Reagan, the University of California, and the Dismantling of the Tuition-Free Principle United States High Honors
Fall 2015 Deconstructing Reconstruction: The Battle to Rebuild Ypres Post-WWI Late Modern Europe High Honors
Fall 2015 Escape to Freedom: An Analysis of the Evolving Identity of the 'Escapee' During the Cold War (1944-1961) Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2016
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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
Spring 2016 Kalifornier Khaloymes: The Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club and Its Literary History, 1926-1966 United States High Honors
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 Failed Ally: The Decay of Nazi Germany's Iberian Ambitions, 1939-1941 Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2011 Policies of Assimilation: The Rise of French-Algerian Identity in 1919 Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2011 African Americans and the Communist Party of the United States, 1930-1940 United States High Honors
Spring 2011 Speak Out for Your People: High School Asian-American Movements in San Francisco, 1968-1971 United States High Honors
Spring 2011 Fukuzwa Yukichi--Balancing Western and Japanese Intellectual Traditions in the Late Nineteenth Century East Asia High Honors
Spring 2011 The Tokai Reprocessing Issue: Japan's Fight to Become an Elite Nuclear Nation in the Face of Jimmy Carter's Nonproliferation Policy, 1977 United States High Honors
Spring 2011 The American Way: Japanese Agriculturalists in California and the Wartime Farm Adjustment Program United States High Honors
Spring 2011 The California Alien Land Laws and the Narrative of the Multiracial Legal Response United States High Honors
Spring 2011 Ideological and Diplomatic Repercussions of the Spanish Civil War on Chile Latin America 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 2009
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Spring 2009 Why Did Spain Remain Neutral During World War II? Late Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2009 California Gets the Point: Acupuncture in California During the 1970s History of Science High Honors
Spring 2009 Reporting the Flight: Newspapers, the Flight to Varennes, and the Crisis of Representative Government Early Modern Europe High Honors
Spring 2009 Teen Angel: The Politics and Morality of Youth Volunteerism in the 1960s United States High Honors
Spring 2009 Foreign and Friendless: Portrayals of Foreigners and Strangers in Seventh Century Anglo-Saxon Codes Medieval High Honors
Spring 2009 A Conduct Incompatible with their Character: Patriots, Loyalists, & Spies; Espionage in the American Revolution and the Underlying Social and Ideological Revolution in the American Colonies United States High Honors
Fall 2008
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Fall 2008 The Frailties of Foreign Femininity: Mexico Through the Eyes of Marian Storm Latin America High Honors
Fall 2008 Parent Education to End Poverty United States High Honors
Fall 2008 Sinners Never Give Up: The Trial of Madam Sally Stanford and the Policing of Morality in Post World War II San Francisco United States High Honors
Fall 2008 Defending Freedom: The Hidden Face of the Catholic Church in the Franco Regime Late Modern Europe High Honors
Fall 2008 Romania 1989: The Revolution that Media Fashioned Late Modern Europe High Honors

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