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 2006
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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 Band of Sisters: Class and Gender in Industrial Lowell, 1820-1850 United States Highest Honors
Spring 2014
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Spring 2014 A Body of One's Own: The American Alternative Birth Movement and Its Ideological Legacies United States High Honors
Spring 2014 A Pioneer in Health Care For "Families Who Follow The Crops": California and the Making of the Migrant Health Act, 1949-1962 United States highest Honors
Spring 2014 Teenage Transactions: Formation of a Dating Marketplace for High School Girls, 1920s to 1930s United States Highest Honors
Spring 2014 Paradigm Shift or Precedent? UNRWA's Humanitarian Response to the 1967 and 2008 Israeli Invasions into the Gaza Strip Middle East Highest Honors
Spring 2014 Thucydides' Inclusive Narrative in Search of __ ____ Ancient Highest Honors
Spring 2014 (In)corruptible: Virtue, Obscenity, and Terror in the Queue de Robespierre Pamphlets Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2014 The Non-American Game: Baseball, Immigrants, and Ethnic Pride in Urban America, 1880-1940 United States Honors
Spring 2014 Infertile Soil: American Efforts to Cultivate Democracy in Nicaragua Latin America Honors
Spring 2010
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Spring 2010 Trials of Sovereignty: Chinese Nationalist Trials of Japanese War Criminals, 1946-1949 East Asia High Honors
Spring 2010 Yacyreta, Argentina's White Elephant: Hydroelectric Development, International Capital, and Transnational Resistance Latin America Highest Honors
Spring 2010 Answer a Fool According to his Folly: The Problem of Salimbene's Humor Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2010 The Auchinleck Manuscript and Fourteenth-Century Lay Piety Britain Highest Honors
Spring 2010 The Triumphant Virgin: Sexual Morality in the Works of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim Early Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2010 An Ally in Slaying Five Giants: William Beveridge, His Historic Report, and the Age of Anglo-American Social Liberalism: 1931-1945 United States Highest Honors
Spring 2010 Britain's 1968: The Student Challenge to the Post-Imperial Consensus Britain Highest Honors
Spring 2010 Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Cultural Authority United States Honors
Spring 2010 A Nation Built on Loneliness: Foreign Male Patrons of Prostitution in Singapore, 1880 to the Present Southeast Asia Honors
Spring 2017
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Spring 2017 Come and Join the Party:' Reconstructing Gay Identity in Neoliberal Britain Britain High Honors
Spring 2017 From hippie field hospital to unorthodox last resort: the Berkeley Free Clinic, 1969-1984 United States Highest Honors
Spring 2017 "Victory or not, we believe this to be our duty:" Pan-Islam in Early Revolutionary Iran Middle East Highest Honors
Spring 2017 Communis Hostis Omnium: A Reinterpretation of Cilician Piracy Ancient History Highest Honors
Spring 2017 Hellenistic Political Culture: Polis and Network Ancient History Highest Honors
Spring 2017 The Presentation of Power: Louis XIV's Equestrian Statue Campaign of 1685-1686 Early Modern Europe Honors
Spring 2013
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Spring 2013 "God Save the People": the State Governors in the American Revolution United States High Honors
Spring 2013 Uber alles? Bavarian Particularism and German Integration during the Limbo Years Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2013 Theodore the Stoudite: Activist Iconodule Abbot Medieval Honors
Spring 2016
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Spring 2016 "A Comer Parejo"—"To Eat Equally:" Fifty Years of Food Rationing and the Libreta de Abastecimiento in Socialist Cuba Latin America Highest Honors
Spring 2016 "The Union Ruptured:" Mechanization, Modernization, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union United States Highest Honors
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 They Rule the Valley: The Story of How Large Central Valley Landholders Became the Primary Beneficiaries of the Central Valley Project United States Highest Honors
Spring 2011 Nader's Demand: The public interest of capitalism United States Highest Honors
Spring 2011 Radicals for Capitalism: Ayn Rand and Youth During the 1960s United States Highest Honors
Spring 2012
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Spring 2012 Cocktail Diplomacy: The United States and Cuba Discuss Rapprochement, 1961-1964 Latin America Highest Honors
Spring 2012 No Room for the Left: Progressive Legal Advocacy from the New Deal to the Cold War United States Highest Honors
Spring 2012 Mon chien de guerre: Conflating Jewish and Homosexual Identities during the Dreyfus Affair Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2012 Progressive Answers to an "Ancient Evil": The Municipal Clinic and Anti-Prostitution Reform in San Francisco, 1871-1919 United States Highest Honors
Spring 2012 A Revolution in Journalism: the Emergence of Middle Class Daily Newspapers in Late Eighteenth Century London Britain Highest Honors
Spring 2012 Hiking, Bicycling, and World Peace: The Founding of American Youth Hostels United States Highest Honors
Fall 2006
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Fall 2006 "Domestic Enemies:" Writing Nationalism and Decline in Early Modern Spain Early Modern Europe Highest Honors
Fall 2006 "Seditious, Schismatic, Scandalous": The Dreams of Lucretia do Leon Early Modern Europe Highest Honors
Fall 2006 A Means to and End: The Role of Religion in Eastern State Penitentiary during the "Experimental" Years, 1829 to 1849 United States Highest Honors
Fall 2007
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Fall 2007 The Collapse of Time: Decennial Anniversaries and the Experience of Time in German Democratic Republic Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2004
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Spring 2004 "My Skin as a Legacy," an Analysis of Slavery and Freedom in the American Slave Narratives United States Highest Honors
Fall 2008
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Fall 2008 British Diplomacy and Rhodesian Immigration During the Rhodesian Crises Africa Highest Honors
Fall 2008 Finding the Right Voice: Popular Music in America from the Emergence of the Vocalists to the Beatles United States Honors
Fall 2008 Going Beyond Hits, Runs, and RBIs: Baseball in the Negro Leagues United States Honors
Fall 2008 Hooked on a Feeling: Drugs, Culture, and Attitudes in the 1960s and 1970s United States Honors
Fall 2008 Lyndon Johnson's 1964 Uphill Campaign in the South United States Honors
Fall 2008 Organic Food Movement: Counterculture or Pop Culture? United States Honors
Fall 2008 The Awakening at Alcatraz: An Analysis of the Cause and Effect of the Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, 1969-1971 United States Honors
Fall 2008 Video Games and Violence During the 90s United States Honors
Spring 2008
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Spring 2008 Pistolas, Plumas, y Sediciosos: "Mexicotejano" Identity in the Press, Corridos, and Written History Latin America Highest Honors
Spring 2008 The Shackles of Political Slavery: Maryland's "Jew Bill" and the Rise and Fall of Legal Restrictions on Jewry in Nineteenth Century America United States Highest Honors
Spring 2008 Like Killing Mice With an Elephant Gun: The Punitive Expedition and Public Outrage After the Columbus massacre United States Highest Honors
Spring 2008 Les Saints de la Terre: Madame Guyon's spiritual community of letters. Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2008 Berkeley ROTC During the Vietnam War United States Highest Honors
Spring 2008 Pure Caucasian Blood: Racially Restrictive Covenants in Berkeley, CA United States Highest Honors
Spring 2008 The Shackles of Political Slavery: Maryland's "Jew Bill" and the Rise and Fall of Legal Restrictions on Jewry in Nineteenth-Century America United States Highest Honors
Spring 2008 One Hundred Years on Patrol: The Tokyo Police and Transformation Community, and Control in Modern Japan East Asia Highest Honors
Spring 2008 Pistolas, Plumas y Sediciosos: Mexicotejano Identity in the Press, Corridos and Written History United States Highest Honors
Spring 2005
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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
Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 "The Purity of the Ballot Box:" How Ex-Felons Won the Right to Vote in California, 1966-1974 United States Highest Honors
Fall 2009 Music in No Man's Land: Soldiers and Their Songs in the First World War Late Modern Europe Honors
Fall 2015
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Fall 2015 The Science of Freedom: Radio Free Europe, Social Science, and Mass Media in the Cold War Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Fall 2015 Becoming Atlantic: A Spatial History from Seventeenth-Century Martha's Vineyard Comparative Highest Honors
Fall 2015 Trabajando por La Patria y el Olvido: The Absence of the Seccion Femenina at the Valle de los Caidos and Beyond Late Modern Europe Honors
Fall 2015 Service in Dixie: American Relations with the Chinese Communist Party United States Honors
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 Changing Tide of the Holy See: Modernization of the Papacy, under the Command of Eugenio Pacelli, as Secretary of State and Pope Pius XII (1929-1944) Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Fall 2005
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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 2009
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Spring 2009 Young Subversives: Children's Role in the American Abolitionist Movement United States Highest Honors
Spring 2009 Smelling to High Heaven: Catharism, Papal Politics, and the Odor of Sanctity in Medieval Orvieto Medieval Highest Honors
Spring 2009 The World that Comes to Me to be Painted: Individual and Society in Gustave Courbet's Oeuvre Late Modern Europe Highest Honors
Spring 2009 The State and the Economy in Classical Athens: Tracking State Economic Interactions and Motives Within a Historical Framework Ancient Highest Honors
Spring 2009 A Soul With Two Thoughts, Two Hearts That Beat as One: Millie-Christine McKoy; Race, Gender, and the American Freakshow, 1851-1912 United States Highest Honors
Spring 2009 All Smiles on Stage: The Emergence of Amateur Blackface Minstrelsy and the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks, 1865-1965 United States Highest Honors
Spring 2009 Where Interests Intersect: Eisenhower, the UN, and the Suez Crisis United States Highest Honors
Spring 2009 The Specter of Degeneration: Masculinity, Venereal Disease, and the Regulation of Prostitution in the Rise of the Contagious Diseases Acts, 1864-1869 Britain Highest Honors
Spring 2009 Ideology or Pragmatism: Reagan and Thatcher's Great Divide United States Honors
Spring 2009 Moulinex libere la femme: The Promise and Performance of Liberation for Women in Post-World War II France Late Modern Europe Honors
Spring 2009 Pop Politik: The Cold War and the Pop Culture Politics of the American Empire United States Honors
Spring 2009 The High Cost of Debt and the Decline of the Netherlands, 1714-1794 Early Modern Europe Honors
Spring 2009 Sino-US Matrimony United States Honors
Spring 2009 Growing Up Political: The Reciprocal Influence of Youth and Politics in Ancient Rome Ancient Honors
Spring 2009 War of the Worlds: Militarism vs. Diplomacy in the Korean War United States Honors
Spring 2009 How Pelagius Won: Augustine's Reception in the Eastern World Ancient Honors
Spring 2009 From Galut to Ghorbat: The Politics of the Alienation of Iranian Jewry Middle East Honors
Spring 2009 Searching for a Voice: Narratives of Filipino-American Diaspora United States Honors
Spring 2009 Dancer in a Dream: Pauline Koner's Life as an American Dancer in the Soviet Union Late Modern Europe Honors
Spring 2009 East-West Academic Exchanges: Tales of Ideological Subversion Late Modern Europe Honors
Spring 2009 Soviet Mass Music During Stalin Late Modern Europe Honors
Fall 2013
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Fall 2013 American Hypnosis: The Anglo Angle of Welt Im Film Late Modern Europe Honors
Fall 2013 Sex and SOFA: The Transformation of US-South Korean Relationships United States Honors
Fall 2013 Behind the Fans: The Theatrical and Legal Spectacle of Sally Rand in the Early 20th Century United States Honors
Fall 2016
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Fall 2016 Revolution at the Ballot Box: The 1856 Committee of Vigilance and the Fight for Political Justice in San Francisco United States Honors
Fall 2014
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Fall 2014 A Reactive Engineer: Japanese History Textbooks and the Construction of National Identity (1900-1926) Honors
Fall 2010
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Fall 2010 "The Loneliest Brides in America": Japanese War Brides and African American GIs of WWII United States Honors

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