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 2014
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Spring 2014 Unique Struggles, Unique Journeys: Chicana Feminism and Second Wave Feminism United States
Spring 2014 The Pathology of Homophobia in the 1950s: How the Social Disease of Intolerance Became a Cultural Norm United States
Spring 2014 Northeast Asia During the Medieval Period: Trying for an Empirical Approach East Asia
Spring 2014 Nanshin-ron and the Imperial Relationship: Anglo-Australian Relations and Australians Foreign Diplomacy in the Wake of Japanese Southward Expansion Britain
Spring 2014 Victorian Vices: Sexual Practices at the Oneida Community United States
Spring 2014 Marin City From 1940 to 1950: Rapid Social and Landscape Change United States
Spring 2014 Uisge Beatha: The Transformation of Scotch Whisky in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Britain
Spring 2014 Incarceration Nation: Developments in Prison Privatization, Convict Labor, Federal Drug Wars, the Birth of America's Perpetual Underclass, and the Influence of Profit Upon this Intricate Historical Narrative United States
Spring 2014 Seeing Red: The Associated Farmers of California and Agricultural Labor in the 1930s United States
Spring 2014 Seeds of a Revolution: The Sex Education Movement of the Forties and Fifties United States
Fall 2012
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Fall 2012 Using Herodotus' The History to Understand Herodotus' Time in the Athenian Empire Ancient
Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 The Real Sexual Revolution United States
Spring 2010 Midwifery, Mothering, and Medical Intervention: Factors in Fertility and Infant Mortality in Peasant Russia, 1890-1930 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Lucre and Love: The Commercialization of Middle Class Weddings in Britain: 1900-1960 Britain
Spring 2010 Basta Ya!: The Story of Los Siete, Police Brutality, and an Attempt to Fight Back in San Francisco's Mission District, 1969-1972 United States
Spring 2010 This Just In! Hippies, Diggers, and Flower Children: How Local Newspapers Responded to the 1960s San Francisco Counterculture United States
Spring 2010 A History of Epistemology in Early Modern England: An Epistemological Paradigm Early Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Surviving Stalin Late Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Most Secret: The Effects of Wartime Censorship on Remembering the Tube Shelter Disasters of the Blitz Britain
Spring 2010 Challenging a Legacy of Discrimination and Exclusion: the Disability Rights Movement and its Efforts to Secure Educational Equality United States
Spring 2010 When California Legalized Abortion United States
Spring 2013
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Spring 2013 Dominium Maris Baltici: Timber Merchant's and 18th Century British Policy Britain
Spring 2013 John Muir's Environmental Policy in History: A Sublime Mistress but Intolerable Wife United States
Spring 2013 Plautine Comedy: What did Minor Characters reveal About the Audience? Ancient
Spring 2013 Bolsheviks, Militarists, and Disarmament: The Discourse of Revolution and its impact on British Policy towards German Disarmament between 1918 and 1920 Late Modern Europe
Spring 2013 Economic and Material Impacts of English Plantation Policy in Early Modern Ireland Early Modern Europe
Spring 2013 Massachusetts' Democratic-Republicans, Political Moderation, and Political Lessons to Be Learned United States
Spring 2013 Polybius' Biological theory of Anacyclosis in his Histories Book VI and its Implications Ancient
Spring 2013 British Sovereignty, Political Ideology, and the Marshall Plan Late Modern Europe
Spring 2013 Elizabeth, The Virgin Prince: Maintaining Female Sovereignty in Early Modern England Britain
Spring 2016
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Spring 2016 Ghadar Party: Formation of Transnational Thought and Rebellion, 1910-1920 United States
Spring 2016 Pancanalism: The Land Divided the World United? West Indian Labor in the Post-Construction Canal Zone Latin America
Spring 2016 Cholera: The Price of Gold. An Exploration into Cholera during the Gold Rush Science
Spring 2016 Last of a Dying Breed: Cowboys of the Golden State and the California Cowboy Fascination United States
Spring 2016 Understanding the Founding and Shifting of CORE's Values United States
Spring 2016 The Prototype of Operation Condor: Alfredo Stroessner's Paraguay Latin America
Spring 2016 Beyond the Cold War: Comparing "Big Science" Practices of CERN and NASA Science
Spring 2016 By Reasons of Race: Ruth Asawa and the San Jose Japanese American Internment Memorial United States
Fall 2013
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Fall 2013 White Manhood and Racialized Labor: Anti-Chinese Sentiment in California from 1848 to 1882 United States
Fall 2013 Spartakiad Today, Olympics Tomorrow: How the GDR Used Diplomats in Tracksuits and Mass Sport to Construct an Identity Late Modern Europe
Spring 2017
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Spring 2017 Texas Exceptionalism: The Production of Racialized Communities United States
Spring 2017 Traidores de Beisbol: Late Cold-War Politics of Cuban Baseball Defection Latin America
Spring 2017 Social Media, the Meme, and Community United States
Spring 2017 One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Radical Responses to Food Injustice, Reform and Revolution in the 1960s United States United States
Spring 2017 Mexico: Neoliberalism and the Building of the Narco-State Latin America
Spring 2015
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Spring 2015 Arguing for Survival: The Debates of the 1721 Boston Inoculation Crisis United States
Spring 2015 Understanding the Internal Competition over American Foreign Policy on Ostpolitik and the Berlin Agreement of 1971 Berlin
Spring 2015 The Burden of Survival: Armenian Women Enduring Genocide Late Modern Europe
Spring 2015 The 1954 Guatemalan Coup and the Manipulation of America Media United States
Spring 2015 Loitering in the Crimea: The Anglo-French Split at the 1856 Paris Peace Congress Late Modern Europe
Fall 2008
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Fall 2008 Twilight of the Idol: A Historical Analysis of the Hindu Revivalist Movement's Critique of Materialism, Monotheism, and World Mayhem Southeast Asia
Fall 2008 Persecution and the Development of an Early Christian Identity Ancient
Spring 2009
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Spring 2009 In Defense of the Amateur Soldier Britain
Spring 2009 Censoring the Free Press: The Roles and Censorship of the Manzanar Free Press at the Manzanar War Relocation Center United States
Spring 2009 Florence and Guicciardini: The Rise of the Historian Through the Fall of the Republic Early Modern Europe
Spring 2009 Sex Does Not Always Appeal: Thatcher, Gender, and the 1979 General Election Britain
Spring 2009 Conversation with Machine Elves: The Intellectual Journey of Terence McKenna United States
Spring 2009 Rome Wasn't Built in a Day: Papal Urbanism from the Renaissance to Sixtus V Early Modern Europe
Spring 2012
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Spring 2012 Origins of Chaos: A Study of Korean Soldiers and Causes of their Behavior in the Vietnam War East Asia
Spring 2012 Street Children and the Guatemalan National Police: The Street Educator Program Latin America
Spring 2012 Challenging Tradition and the Re-Envisioning of the Colonial State: Native Tribunals and Customary Law in Colonial Kenya from 1930-1951 Africa
Spring 2012 Catastrophic Misconception: How Britain's Misguided Confidence in its Navy's Led It To the Trenches of Europe Britain
Spring 2012 Resurrecting a Socialist Future: The Chinese 11th Five-Year Plan's Break from the Past East Asia
Spring 2012 Surveillance and Progress: La Academia de la Policia Nacional de Guatemala Latin America
Spring 2012 Dispossession and Reserves: The Cultural Politics of Land in Colonial Kenya 1895-1920 Africa
Spring 2012 Ensuring Britain's Future: The Government's Evacuation of Children Within Britain During World War II Britain
Spring 2008
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Spring 2008 Fleeing South Toward Freedom: American Runaway Slaves in Mexico Latin America
Spring 2008 Jehovah's Witnesses and the 'Secular Authorities': Conscientious Objection in the Second World War United States
Spring 2008 The Father Figure in American Film United States
Spring 2008 Botchkeseva and the Woman's Battalion of Death Late Modern Europe
Spring 2008 Language and Policy: US Counternarcotics Assistance to Columbia Latin America
Spring 2008 The Great White Fleet: An Arm of American Imperialism and Hegemony Latin America
Spring 2008 Pioneering Poetics: An Examination of the Honest Courtesan and Her Poetic Pursuits in Cinquecento Venice Early Modern Europe
Spring 2008 The Female Character with AIDS United States
Spring 2008 From Marie-Claire to the Kitchen: Coping with Food Scarcities in Occupied France Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 The Best Machine in the World: How the Bicycle Changed a Nation United States
Spring 2011 Democrats and Double Standards: The Story of Jeanne Kirkpatrick and the Neoconservative Migration to the Republican Party United States
Spring 2011 Department Store Sales Clerks Strategies United States
Spring 2011 Feminine Influence in Absolutism: How Female Power Shaped Absolutism in Louis XIV's 17th Century France Early Modern Europe
Spring 2011 The Black Panther Party: A Legacy of Malcolm X United States
Spring 2011 The Philosophy of World Federalism, the Atomic Bomb, and the United World Federalists United States
Spring 2011 Enochic Influence in Dualistic Paulician, Bogomil, and Cathar Heresy Ancient
Spring 2011 English Public Opinion and the Unification of Germany (1863-1878) Late Modern Europe
Spring 2011 Losing It: Fatness and Anxieties Over American Identity United States
Spring 2011 John Locke and John Toland: How Toland Used Locke's Ideas in his Case Against the Mysterious Early Modern Europe
Fall 2011
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Fall 2011 Progressive Regression: The Renaissance of Organic Farming History of Science
Fall 2011 Appeasement Unveiled Late Modern Europe
Fall 2007
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Fall 2007 Americans and Warriors: The Popular Media Portrayals of American Indians During World War II United States
Fall 2007 A Hushed Crime: The Mass Rape of German Women by Soviet Soldiers in 1945 United States
Fall 2010
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Fall 2010 Fulfilling the Dream: An Analysis of the Integration of Berkeley's Public Schools United States
Fall 2010 Looking at the Iranian Hostage Crisis Through the Lens of Orientalism United States
Fall 2006
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Fall 2006 Everybody's Gone Surfin': A Cultural History of California Surfing in the 1960s United States
Fall 2006 The Masculinity of Perpetua Britain
Fall 2006 Dick Gregory on the Ghetto Uprisings of the 1960s: A Rhetorical Analysis United States
Fall 2006 The Roman Public Baths of the First Century: Women Bathing with Men Ancient
Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 Country Cream, City Spaces: A History of San Francisco Milk and Dairy Legislation During the Progressive Era (1899-1920) United States
Fall 2009 Human Betterment: California Sterilization Laws in the U.S. Eugenics Movement United States
Spring 2007
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Spring 2007 "The World's On Fire and You're Doing Seascapes!" New Deal Art in San Francisco: Art and Politics United States
Spring 2007 World War I in San Francisco: Labor Perspectives on Preparedness and the War United States
Fall 2015
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Fall 2015 Tales from the Cinnamon Sea: Literary Appropriation and the Creation of Paradise in the works of Fan Chengda Comparative

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