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 2008
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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 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 2008 The Great White Fleet: An Arm of American Imperialism and Hegemony Latin America
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 2010
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Spring 2010 This Just In! Hippies, Diggers, and Flower Children: How Local Newspapers Responded to the 1960s San Francisco Counterculture 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 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 2010 A History of Epistemology in Early Modern England: An Epistemological Paradigm Early Modern Europe
Spring 2010 Surviving Stalin 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 2013
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Spring 2013 Economic and Material Impacts of English Plantation Policy in Early Modern Ireland Early Modern Europe
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 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 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 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 2016
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Spring 2016 Understanding the Founding and Shifting of CORE's Values 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 By Reasons of Race: Ruth Asawa and the San Jose Japanese American Internment Memorial United States
Spring 2016 Dixie Diplomacy: Communists, Nationalists, and the American Rapprochement in Wartime China, 1941-1945 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 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
Fall 2013
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Fall 2013 Spartakiad Today, Olympics Tomorrow: How the GDR Used Diplomats in Tracksuits and Mass Sport to Construct an Identity Late Modern Europe
Fall 2013 Native American Education and Assimilation: The Sherman Institute United States
Fall 2013 Canary Journalism: The Role of the Brazilian Press During the 1970 World Cup Latin America
Spring 2017
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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 Traidores de Beisbol: Late Cold-War Politics of Cuban Baseball Defection Latin America
Spring 2017 The Mexican Problem: Local, State and Government Agencies Discuss Educational Consciousness in the US between 1930-1970 United States
Spring 2017 Mexico: Neoliberalism and the Building of the Narco-State Latin America
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
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
Fall 2015 Indigenas in Post-Revolutionary Mexico: in the Context of U.S.-Mexican Diplomacy and Cardenismo Comparative
Fall 2008
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Fall 2008 Persecution and the Development of an Early Christian Identity Ancient
Fall 2008 The Breakdown of Athenian Democracy in the Fifth Century Ancient
Spring 2009
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Spring 2009 Sex Does Not Always Appeal: Thatcher, Gender, and the 1979 General Election 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 The Domestic Male in Pre-DIY Britain 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 Resurrecting a Socialist Future: The Chinese 11th Five-Year Plan's Break from the Past 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 Ensuring Britain's Future: The Government's Evacuation of Children Within Britain During World War II Britain
Spring 2012 Tarnished Justice: How the forgotten ideals of the Tokyo Trial led to the rebirth of International Tribunals and the creation of the ICC 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 International or Internal Dialogue? Cross-Cultural Clothing in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain and Japan Britain
Spring 2011
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Spring 2011 The Black Panther Party: A Legacy of Malcolm X 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 John Locke and John Toland: How Toland Used Locke's Ideas in his Case Against the Mysterious Early Modern Europe
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 King, County, and Electorate: An Examination of British Interests in the Diplomatic Revolution of 1756 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
Spring 2014
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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 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
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 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 2015
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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
Spring 2015 The Bark and the Bite: Bloodhounds and the Historical Narrative Following the Second Maroon War British
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 Roman Public Baths of the First Century: Women Bathing with Men Ancient
Fall 2006 Dick Gregory on the Ghetto Uprisings of the 1960s: A Rhetorical Analysis United States
Fall 2006 Smoke and Mirrors: A History of the Catilinarian Conspiracy Ancient Rome
Fall 2009
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Fall 2009 Human Betterment: California Sterilization Laws in the U.S. Eugenics Movement United States
Fall 2009 Model City, Model Citizen: Citizen Participation and Redevelopment in 1960s Oakland United States
Spring 2007
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Spring 2007 World War I in San Francisco: Labor Perspectives on Preparedness and the War United States
Spring 2007 Problems of the Early American Communist Movement United States

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