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History

Division of Humanities and Fine Arts
Humanities and Social Sciences 4001
Telephone: (805) 893-4505

Undergraduate e-mail: migarcia@hfa.ucsb.edu
Website: www.history.ucsb.edu

Department Chair: Elizabeth DePalma Digeser


 

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HIST 2A. World History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed 2AH.
Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world's major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from prehistory to 1000 CE.
HIST 2AH. World History - Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor; honors standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2A.
Lecture is in conjunction with History 2A-B-C along with a weekly two hour honors seminar.
HIST 2B. World History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2BH.
Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world's major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from 1000 to 1700 CE.
HIST 2BH. World History - Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor; honors standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2B.
Lecture is in conjunction with History 2A-B-C along with a weekly two hour honors seminar.
HIST 2C. World History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 2CH.
Survey of the peoples, cultures, and social, economic, and political systems that have characterized the world's major civilizations in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Oceania from 1700 to present.
HIST 2CH. World History - Honors
(1) STAFF
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HIST 2C; consent of instructor; honors standing.
Enrollment Comments: Concurrently offered with HIST 2C.
Discussion section led by the instructor, provided for students in the honors program. Students receive one unit for this honors seminar (2CH) in addition to four units for HIST 2C, to be taken concurrently.
HIST 3DB. Special Topics
HIST 4A. Western Civilization
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4AH.
Prehistory to a.d. 1050. History 4A-B-C is a general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developments are as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional political field. weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.
HIST 4AH. Western Civilization-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4A.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 4A, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 4B. Western Civilization
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4BH.
1050 to 1715. History 4A-B-C is a general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developmentsare as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional policical field. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.
HIST 4BH. Western Civilization-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4B.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 4B, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 4C. Western Civilization
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4CH.
1715 to present. History 4A-B-C is a general survey course, designed to acquaint the student with major developments that have influenced the course of western civilization since the earliest times. These developments are as likely to be in religion, the arts, and sciences as in the more traditional political field. Weekly discussion sections are an important feature of this course, enabling the student to develop and expand upon material presented during the lecture hour.
HIST 4CH. Western Civilization-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 4C.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 4C, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 5. The History of the Present
(4) O'CONNOR
Provides essential historical context for understanding major issues and developments in contemporary life; topics vary each year. Coverage ranges from the local to the global, and encompasses current events in politics, economics, social relations, welfare, science, religion, and popular culture.
HIST 6. Historical Reasoning
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: A lower-division History course; consent of instructor.
Introduction to the development of the History profession, with special attention to the methods and goals of historical research. To develop criteria for judging the value of historical scholarship. Strongly recommended for students considering the honors program.
HIST 7. Great Issues in the History of Public Policy
(4) BERGSTROM
Broad exploration of great issues in the history of public policy from ancient times to present, to understand basic ways in which societies make their major decisions, the shared dynamics in the process, and how varied settings affect it.
HIST 7H. Great Issues in the History of Public Policy-Honors
(1) BERGSTROM
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in History 7; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Students will receive 1 unit for the Honor's Seminar (7h) or a total of 5 units for History 7.
Great Issues in the History of Public Policy-Honors
HIST 8. Introduction to History of Latin America
(4) ROCK, MENDEZ, CLINE
Deals with major issues in Latin America's historical formation: pre-Hispanic cultures, Spanish conquest, role of colonial institutions, development of trade, eighteenth- century reform,independence, formation of nations; and identify major issues in current Latin American affairs.
HIST 9. Historical Investigations: Methods and Skills
(4) STAFF
Through studying a particular topic in history, students gain insight into historical methods and skills. Course designed for freshmen and sophomore history majors or prospective majors. Others may enroll by permission of instructor. Topics vary by quarter and instructor.
HIST 13. The Ides of March
(4) DRAKE
Causes and consequences of the most famous date in Roman history, explored through literature, film, and ancient sources.
HIST 17A. The American People
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17AH.
Colonial through Jacksonian era. A survey of the leading issues in Americanlife from colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.
HIST 17AH. The American People-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17A.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 17A, along with a weekly two hour seminar.
HIST 17B. The American People
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17BH.
Sectional crisis through progressivism. A survey of the leading issues in american life from colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.
HIST 17BH. The American People-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17B.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 17B, along with a weekly two hour honors seminar.
HIST 17C. The American People
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17CH.
World War I to the present. A survey of the leading issues in american lifefrom colonial times to the present. The course focuses on politics, cultural development, social conflict, economic life, foreign policy, and influential ideas. Features discussion sections.
HIST 17CH. The American People-Honors
(5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Honors standing; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 17C.
Lecture will be concurrent with History 17C, along with a weekly two hour honors seminar.
HIST 20. Science, Technology, and Medicine in Modern Society
(4) MCCRAY, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Explores how science, technology and/or medicine have helped shape modern societies (roughly 1850-present). Themes include formation of scientific and technical communities, the interactions of science with political and popular culture, and the social context of knowledge production.
HIST 46. Survey of Middle Eastern History
(4) GALLAGHER
Course themes include rise of Islam, development of Islamic civilization, the Western impact, and current struggles and conflicts.
HIST 49A. Survey of African History
(4) MIESCHER
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Black Studies 49A. Not open for credit to students who have completed History 49.
An introduction to the history of Africa from the earliest times to the present. Course themes include: organization of production, state formation, Africa and the world economy, colonialism, resistance, power and identities in African societies, current struggles and conflicts. Prehistory to 1800CE.
HIST 49B. Survey of African History
(4) MIESCHER
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Black Studies 49B. Not open for credit to students who have completed History 49.
An introduction to the history of Africa from the earliest times to the present. Course themes include: organization of production, state formation, Africa and the world economy, colonialism, resistance, power and identities in African societies, current struggles and conflicts. 1800CE to the present.
HIST 56. Introduction to Mexican History
(4) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
An introduction to the basic issues and themes of Mexican history, from the pre-Hispanic era to the present.
HIST 80. East Asian Civilization
(4) ROBERTS, BARBIERI-LOW
Enrollment Comments: Same course as East Asian Cultural Studies 80.
A basic introduction to the history of East Asia focusing on the emergence and evolution of Chinese civilization and its impact upon the distinctive indigenous cultures of Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.
HIST 82. Anthropology of Korea
(4) PAI
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Korean 82. Not open for credit to students who have completed History 80K or Korean 80K.
Introduction to the various features of traditional Korean civilization and society covering its history and topics in anthropology (kinship, inheritance, customs, religion, rice production, and peasant economy).
HIST 87. Japanese History Through Art and Literature
(4) ROBERTS
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 90.
A basic introduction to the history of Japanese culture from its origins to the present day, with particular emphasis on the evidence of architecture and painting (presented through audiovisual modules). Selectedexamples of fiction and poetry will also be used.
HIST 88. Survey of South Asian History
(4) HANCOCK
An introduction to the history of the South Asian subcontinent, with emphasis on the period from 1500 CE to the present.
HIST 99. Introduction to Research
(1-4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of department and instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have an overall GPA average of 3.0. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 units, but only 4 units may be applied toward the major. Students are limited to 5 units per quarter and 30 units total in all 98/99/198/199/199AA-ZZ courses combined.
Independent research under the guidance of a faculty member. Exceptional students are offered an opportunity to undertake independent or collaborative research or to act as interns for faculty-directed research projects.
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HIST 100H. Historical Writing
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: Honors Standing
An intermediate level honors seminar in which students read and critique major primary and secondary works from a variety of periods and regions.
HIST 101. Historical Fiction
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Previous Course in History
Examines the relationship between history and fiction through a close reading of a number of historical novels (such as those of Herman Wouk) and viewing a number of historical dramas (such as Amistad or Gandhi).
HIST 101D. Dreaming in Cultural Context
(4) PLANE
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Concurrently offered with C LIT 111. Same course as C LIT 111
Explores dreams and dreaming in multiple historical and cultural contexts and pays particular attention to dreams and dream reports as unconscious and intra-psychic as well as social and cultural communications. A variety of historical, ethnographic, psychoanalytic, and literary texts are considered.
HIST 101G. Comparative Histories of Same-Sex Practices and Gender Variance
(4) LANSING/MIESCHER
Prerequisite: Previous Course in History or Upper Division Standing
Exploration of same-sex behavior in ancient Greek, pre-modern Oceania, medieval Europe, modern Africa, and North America. Introduction to the theoretical questions in the study of sexuality and how scholars have used these tools.
HIST 102AAZZ. Special Topics
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Course is designed for visiting instructors so that they may teach a course in their special field. May be repeated for credit provided letter designation is different.
Topics may vary per instructor.
HIST 102AC. Special Topics
HIST 102AD. Special Topics
HIST 102C. Special Topics
HIST 102CS. Special Topics
HIST 102FM. Special Topics
HIST 102HO. Special Topics
HIST 102HW. Special Topics
HIST 102LK. Special Topics
HIST 102MC. Special Topics
HIST 102MI. Special Topics
HIST 102MM. Special Topics
HIST 102N. Special Topics
HIST 102NA. Special Topics
HIST 102SY. Special Topics
HIST 102TK. Special Topics
HIST 102WA. Special Topics
HIST 102WR. Special Topics
HIST 102YA. Special Topics
HIST 102YB. Special Topics
HIST 103S. History of Surfing
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 103S.
The history of surfing from its Polynesian origins to today's global, commercial, and cultural force, with perspectives from history of politics; economics; science and technology; the developing world; sex, ethnicity, gender; popular culture; and special focus on the environment.
HIST 104A. Science and Religion: Conflict or Collaboration?
(4) KEEL
Prerequisite: Hist 20 or Upper Division Standing
Broad historical survey of the dynamic relationship shared between science and religion across Europe and America. Topics include the philosophy of science, the religious implications of the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, evolutionary theory, climate change, stem-cell research, and neurosciences.
HIST 104DR. Directed Readings in the History of Psychoanalysis—Intellectual and Social Approaches
(4) PLANE
Prerequisite: History 4C or 17C or 120 or 123B or 133B or 141B
The history of psychoanalysis, beginning with Sigmund Freud’s work; includes offshoots of the Freudian school; frames psychoanalysis as a movement with political and social implications. A 10-20 page paper, including literature review and original sources, is required
HIST 104Q. The Eugenics Movement
(4) KEEL
Prerequisite: Hist 17B or Hist 17C or Hist 4C or Hist 20 or Upper Division standing
Recommended Preparation: Previous course work on race, class, and gender.
History of the eugenics movement, viewed as a global phenomenon that remains a feature of contemporary life. Topics include: Mendelian genetics, the inception of public health research, Francis Galton, Charles Davenport, Margaret Sanger, the state of California, and euthenics.
HIST 105A. The Atomic Age
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: History 4C or 17C or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to those who have completed History 105.
The history of military uses of nuclear energy and the attendant problems. Topics included: Manhattan project, decision to use the bomb, legislation, AEC, arms race, testing, fallout, civil defense, disarmament efforts, foreign programs, espionage.
HIST 105B. The Space Age
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: History 4C or History 17C or upper division standing.
Course examines history of spaceflight and space exploration in the twentieth century with emphasis on US experience. Considers social, political, and technological aspects of the Space Age with especial consideration to the Cold War era.
HIST 105C. The Information Age
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: History 4C or 17C or upper-division standing.
Explores how industrialized societies, over the course of the previous two centuries, adopted information technologies from the printing press to the Internet. We explore both the technologies themselves as well as their larger social, economic, and political context.
HIST 105CW. Science and Technology in the Cold War
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or 17C or upper division standing
Examines history of science and technology during the Cold War, with primary focus on the United States. Topics examined include: science/state relationship, arms race, the military-industrial-academic complex, Big Science, government secrecy, McCarthyism, the space race, environmentalism.
HIST 105P. Proseminar in Atomic Age Problems
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Recommended Preparation: History 105 or 106C; Writing 109HU.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Seminar, with research paper, on relationship between science and technology and society. Topics, one each course, will include Hiroshima and Nagasaki, arms race, arms control, science and social responsibility, politics of science, scientific advice to government, civilian uses of nuclear energy.
HIST 105Q. Readings on the Atomic Age
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: HIST 4C or 17C or 105A or 109 or 109S or 109T or Upper Division Standing
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Reading seminar on relationships between science, technology, and society. Topics include: Hiroshima and Nagasaki; arms race; arms control; science and social responsibility; politics of science; scientific advice to government; and civilian uses of military.
HIST 106A. The Origins of Western Science, Antiquity to 1500
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or completion of one of the following: History 4A or 4B; Environmental Studies 1 or 2 or 3; Philosophy 1 or 3; or upper-divisionstanding.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 108A.
Examines the emergence and development of science through an examination of ancient cosmology, medicine, natural history, philosophy, and environmental ideas.
HIST 106B. The Scientific Revolution, 1500 to 1800
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: HIST 4B or upper-division standing.
The history of science in the West from Copernicus to Lavoisier: the transition from medieval, theocentric views of human nature and its operation to secular and mechanistic views in the 17th and 18th centuries, and the transition from natural philosophy to science. The role of science in Western culture.
HIST 106C. History of Modern Science
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Hist 4B or 4C or 20 or upper-division standing.
Science in the late 19th and 20th century with emphasis on the physical sciences. Topics include: end of classical physics; x-rays and radioactivity; quantum revolution; astronomy and cosmology; nuclear physics; the integration of scientists into the national security state.
HIST 106D. U.S. Science Policy
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Hist 17C or upper-division standing.
From the time governments first funded scientific project they had, consciously or not, a science policy. What were the reasons for these expenditures? Topics covered range from the Lewis and Clark expedition to contemporary medical, environmental, space, and defense research.
HIST 106P. Proseminar in Science, Technology, and Medicine
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 106A or 106B or 106C or 105 or 108 or 109 or 110 or upper division standing.
Proseminar on a diverse range of topics in science, technology, and medicine. Topics vary.
HIST 107B. History of the Biological Sciences: Circa 1600 to 1800
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Hist 4B or 20 or upper-division standing.
Harvey and the circulation of blood, Descartes on animals, microscopy, natural history, botany, morphology, animism, vitalism, to Buffon on cosmogony and cosmology.
HIST 107C. The Darwinian Revolution and Modern Biology
(4) OSBORNE
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment or completion of one of the following: History 4B or or 17B or 17C; Environmental Studies 1 or 2 or 3; Philosophy 1 or 3; or uppdivision standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 107C.
Examines the social and scientific impacts of evolutionary ideas from around 1800 through Charles Darwin, the modern evolutionary synthesis, the birth of ecology, and molecular biology. Focus is on America and Western Europe.
HIST 107E. History of Animal Use in Science
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 107E.
Examines history of scientific uses of animals from antiquity to the present. Topics include vivisection, field trials, and the development of drugs and vaccines. Changing ethical ideas about animals, including the relationship between animal rights and environmental ethics, is also considerd.
HIST 107G. History of Global Environmental Problems
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Environmental Studies 1, or one course from History 4A-B-C, 106A-B-C, 107A-B-C.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 107.
Survey of global environmental problems from antiquity to the present. Topics include demography, agriculture, climate change, disease, and storage of toxic waste.
HIST 107P. Proseminar on Darwinism and Its Social Implications
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Evolution, natural selection, religion, teleology, social darwinism, using the writings of Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, Herbert Spencer, and William Graham Sumner.
HIST 107R. History of Ecological Restoration
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 107R.
An examination through case studies of ecological restoration from a historical perspective featuring the intersection between the historian and the restoration process. Consideration of the definition of natural and cultural resources and historical artifacts.
HIST 108. Science, Technology and Contemporary Culture
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: A previous course in history.
In-depth examination of contemporary issues in science and technology in their historical contexts. Topics include: biotechnology and the Human Genome Project; weapons of mass destruction; nanotechnology; national science policy; evolution, science, and religion.
HIST 108O. History of the Oceans
(4) ALAGONA
Prerequisite: Upper division standing
Explores how people have experienced, understood, transformed, and attempted to conserve the world’s oceans throughout human history. Interdisciplinary approach includes aspects of science, technology, politics, law, culture, and material biophysical relationships.
HIST 108W. Wildlife in America
(4) ALAGONA
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Explores the turbulent, contested, and colorful history of human interactions with wild animals in North America from the Pleistocene to the present. Readings will explore historical changes in science, politics, law, management, and cultural ideas about nature.
HIST 109. Science and Technology in America
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: History 4C or 17C or upper division standing.
Science and technology in American intellectual, cultural, religious, and political life with focus on 19th/20th centuries. Examples include rise of scientific enterprise and infrastructure; technology and America's economic growth; American research styles; science and the military; space program; environmentalism; biotechnology.
HIST 109Q. Readings in the History of Science and Technology
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and HIST 4C or HIST 17C or HIST 109S or HIST 109T or HIST 109.
Upper-division readings course focusing on the history of modern science and technology within the U.S. Context. Using primary & secondary readings, students will examine relation between science, technology, politics,religion, economics, and popular culture.
HIST 109S. Science in Modern America
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: Hist 4C or 17C or upper-division standing.
Examines the social history of science in American society, politics, and religion in the US. Also explores creation of scientific institutions in the US and development of infrastructure to carry out scientific research. Emphasis on 19th and 20th centuries.
HIST 109T. Technology in Modern American History
(4) MCCRAY
Prerequisite: Hist 4C or 17C or upper-division standing.
Surveys social history of technology in American life with attention to 19th and 20th centuries. Focuses on history of U.S. industrialization, the place of innovation in U.S. history, and role of technology in intellectual, political, and social life.
HIST 110. History of Public Health
(4) SOTO LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Course themes include the development of medicine and health care, women and the medical profession, alternate medical systems, and current crises in medical policy. Case studies from Europe, the Americas, India, and Africa will be analyzed.
HIST 110D. Diseases in History
(4) SOTO LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Role of infectious diseases in human history from prehistory to the present. Emphasis on the interaction between diseases and culture, and the assessment of historical accounts of diseases. Alternate medical systems and their approaches to diseases will also be explored.
HIST 110PP. Proseminar on History of Medicine and Public Health
(4) STAFF
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU; and History 106A or 106B or 107C or 107E or 110 or 110D.
Research seminar on the history of health, disease, and healing.
HIST 110Q. Seminar in Medical History
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 110 (may be taken concurrently).
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Topics in Asian, African, European, and American medical systems focusing on their historical evolution in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
HIST 111A. History of Greece
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A or upper-division standing.
Early Greece, 3000-750 B.C.
HIST 111B. History of Greece
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A or upper-division standing.
Archaic and Classical Greece, 750-323 B.C.
HIST 111C. History of Greece
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A or upper-division standing.
The Hellenistic Word, 323-31 B.C.
HIST 111DR. Directed Readings in Greek History
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: History 111A or 111B or 111C or 111E.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Through readings and discussion students will explore a topic or problem in ancient Greek history and/or the history of ancient warfare. The course will culminate with a 10-20 page research paper. Topics will differ from year to year.
HIST 111E. The Eastern Greek World, 750-330BCE
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A.
History of the eastern Aegean and western Anatolia from the rise of the Greek polis to the conquests of Alexander. Topics include Greek colonization, Anatolian state formation, interaction between Greeks and non-Greeks, changes in warfare, and the effects of empire.
HIST 111F. Achaemenid Persia, 559-330BCE
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A
History of the Persian Empire from its formation under Cyrus II of Anshan (r. 559-530 BCE) to the conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (356-323 BCE).
HIST 111P. Proseminar in Greek History
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: History 111A or 111B or 111C or 111DR or 111E or 111F or 111Q.
Research seminar in Greek history. A research paper is required.
HIST 111Q. Readings in Greek History
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: 2A or 4A or upper division standing.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Undergraduate reading seminar on ancient Greek history. Topics may vary from quarter to quarter.
HIST 111T. Topics in Greek History
(4) LEE
Prerequisite: HIST 2A or HIST 4A
Undergraduate lecture course on ancient Greek history. Topics will vary from quarter to quarter
HIST 112A. Roman Imperialism
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A and upper division standing
Examines the topic of imperialism under the Roman Republic by examining the circumstances and motivations that encouraged Rome to become an imperial power. The justifications for Roman imperialism and some of its consequences are explored.
HIST 112B. The Roman Revolution
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A or upper division standing
Examines the topic of regime change in the Roman Empire by exploring what led to the collapse of Republican institutions, why Romans turned to one-person rule and whether their new institutions resolved the problems of the past.
HIST 112C. Disaster and Reform in Rome
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A or upper division standing.
Explores the topic of the Roman Empire’s response to crisis by exploring the extent to which the more autocratic form of late imperial government was a response to the invasions, persecutions and civil wars of the third century.
HIST 112D. The Roman World in Late Antiquity
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit for those who have completed History 113C.
Focusing primarily on the rise of the Byzantine and Islamic empires, with some attention to the Germanic kingdoms, this course analyzes the process by which the late Roman Empire divided into three chief cultural, religious and political entities between the fifth and eighth centuries.
HIST 112DR. Directed Reading and Research in Ancient History
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 112A or 112B or 112C or 112D or 113A or 113B or 113C or 113Q.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Focuses on exploring and researching key themes or historical problems in ancient history. The course culminates with a 10-20 page research paper. Topics differ from year to year.
HIST 112P. Proseminar in Roman History
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 113A or 113B or 113C or History 112A or 112B or 112C or 112D.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Repeat Comments: May be repeated for credit in combination with History 113P for a maximum of 8 units.
Students produce a research paper on a topic of their choice in the history of either the republic or empire. From time to time, a seminar might be devoted to aspects of a particular topic.
HIST 113P. Proseminar in Roman History
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 113A or 133B or 113C.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Students produce a research paper on a topic of their choice in the history of either the republic or empire. From time to time, a seminar might be devoted to aspects of a particular topic.
HIST 114A. History of Christianity: Beginning to 800
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A.
The history of Christian communities and doctrines from the first through the eighth centuries. Special emphasis on Christians' evolving relationships with Pagan and Jewish communities throughout the Mediterranean world.
HIST 114B. History of Christianity
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any two quarters of History 4A-B-C. Upper-division students only.
800 to 1300.
HIST 114C. History of Christianity
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any two quarters of History 4A-B-C.
1300 to 1648.
HIST 114D. History of Christianity
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any two quarters of History 4A-B-C.
1648 to present.
HIST 115. The Fall of Rome and the Birth of Europe, 300 to 1050
(4) FARMER
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A.
The political, economic, and cultural evolution of Europe from the time of Constantine to the mid-eleventh century.
HIST 115P. Proseminar in Medieval History
(4) LANSING
Seminar which trains students in the methods of historical research. A research paper is written on a topic within the general area of medieval European history.
HIST 115X. Medieval Scandals
(4) LANSING
Explores medieval European politics and culture through a look at notorious scandals: Pope Joan, Heloise and Abelard, the persecution of the Templars, and the Fourth Crusade.
HIST 116. The Civilization of the High Middle Ages, 1050 to 1350
(4) LANSING
Prerequisite: History 4B.
European civilization during the high Middle Ages. The struggle between church and state, the rise of feudal monarchies, the revival of commerce, and the flowering of medieval culture.
HIST 117A. Towns, Trade, and Urban Culture in the Middle Ages
(4) FARMER
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
The social and cultural history of medieval towns from the sixth through the sixteenth century: Roman survivals; dark age "commerce"; transition from "gift" to money economy; social unrest; the emergence of urban classesand urban culture.
HIST 117C. Women, The Family, and Sexuality in the Middle Ages
(4) FARMER
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 117C and Medieval Studies 100A.
Family structure; perceptions and ideals of intimate and familial relations; status, perceptions, and experiences of women in Western Europe c. 400-1400 A.D. Special attention on social, political, and religious contexts.
HIST 117DR. Directed Readings in Medieval History
(4) FARMER, LANSING, BLUMENTHAL
Prerequisite: History 4B or 115X or 116 or 117A or 117C or 118A or 118B or 119 or 121A
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Through readings and discussion students explore a topic or problem in medieval social history. The course culminates with a 10-20 page research paper. Specific topics differ from year to year.
HIST 117E. Society and Nature in the Middle Ages
(4) FARMER
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B.
Human-environmental interaction from the fall of Rome to environmental and epidemiological disasters of the fourteenth century. Topics include agricultural impact on the environment, introduction of new animal species to northern Europe, and selective breeding of livestock and plant life.
HIST 117P. Proseminar on Medieval Social History
(4) FARMER
Prerequisite: History 115 or 116 or 117A or 117C.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Undergraduate research seminar on selected topics in medieval social history.
HIST 117Q. History of the Cult of the Virgin Mary
(4) FARMER
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
This reading/discussion course covers Christian beliefs about the Virgin Mary from the first century CE to the present. Readings include canonical and apocryphal gospels, church fathers, medieval mystics, and accounts of early modern and modern apparations of the Virgin.
HIST 118A. The Crusades in Cross-Cultural Perspectives
(4) BLUMENTHAL
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B.
Through the analysis of Latin Christian, Byzantine, Jewish, and Muslim sources, this course considers the development of the concept of the crusades and the progress of the crusading movement from the eleventh to the fifteenth centuries.
HIST 118B. Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain: Conquest, Colonization, and Coexistence
(4) BLUMENTHAL
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B.
Assesses the more than seven centuries of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish coexistence (convivencia) in the Iberian peninsula, examing intercultural and interfaith relations from the time of the Visigoths (fifth century) to the expulsion of the Moriscos (Muslim converts to Christianity) in 1609.
HIST 119. The Crusades and the Near East, 1095-1291
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: History 4A and 4B, or upper-divison standing.
Survey of the crusades from their origins to the fall of Acre in 1291; ideology of the crusading movement; history and institutions of the crusader states in the near east; Muslim responses, ideological and political, to the crusader presence.
HIST 119Q. Topics in the History of the Crusades
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Recommended Preparation: previous course on Medieval Europe or the Middle East.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Topics on the period of the crusades. These vary from year to year: e.g., the idea of holy war and Jihad, the development of Mediterranean commerce; cultural contact between Islam and Christendom. Term paper required.
HIST 121A. Renaissance Italy, 1300-1550
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: HIST 4B or upper division standing
The cultural, political, social, and gender history of the Italian city republics and court societies. Examination of how contemporaries viewed their own society, in an attempt to answer the intriguing question of what was the Italian Renaissance.
HIST 121B. Late Medieval and Renasissance Europe, 1348-1550
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
The history of northern Europe from the black death through the 1550. Topics include: social disorders, warfare, intellectual and religious culture, changes in northern Europe prompted by spreading Renaissance ideas, explorations of the "new world," and religious dispute.
HIST 121C. History of France, 1500-1700
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as French 154C.
Politics, religion, and society in France from the reign of Francis I to Louis XIV. Special emphasis on religious disputes and questions of power.
HIST 121D. Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Europe
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper division standing
Examines the varying judicial systems of early modern Europe and looks at how crime and criminals were defined and treated in a social, religious, and political context. Topics will also include beggars, violence, heretics, and witches.
HIST 121DR. Directed Readings in Renaissance Europe
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 121A or 121B or 121C or 121D or 121M or 121Q or 140A or 114C or 122 or 129A.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
May be repeated up to 8 units. Specific topics will differ from year to year. Through readings and discussion students will explore a topic in the history of Renaissance Europe, 1350-1650. The course will culminate with a 10-15 page research paper.
HIST 121M. Renaissance Monarchy in Thought and Practice
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 4B or 121B.
Seminar in the theories and practices of Renaissance monarchy. Topics include: contemporary discussions of the powers and limitations of kingship; warfare and foreign affairs; royal court and the role of pageantry; female rulers; civil war and rebellion.
HIST 121P. Proseminar in Renaissance Europe
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 121A or 121B or 121C or 121D or 140A or 114C or 122.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A seminar on Renaissance Europe, 1300-1600. Students develop research skills and use them to complete a research topic in Renaissance history.
HIST 121Q. Cultures of Renaissance Europe, 1450-1650
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 4B or 121A or 121B.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Through original texts and historical commentary, seminar explores individual lived experiences, as manifested through issues of popular and elite cultures, witchcraft, gender relations, nobility, and law.
HIST 122. Reformation and Counter-Reformation
(4) TUTINO
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B or Rg St 80B
The Reformation and the Counter-Reformation in Europe. Through a close analysis of selected primary sources, students will gain a deeper knowledge of the theological, political and cultural impact of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation in a transnational perspective.
HIST 122P. Proseminar in Reformation Europe
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 122A or 122B.
Seminar on the political, economic, social and cultural evolution of Europe, 1500-1648. A research paper will be required .
HIST 123A. Europe in the Nineteenth Century
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 4C.
European history from the fall of Napolean to the end of the nineteenth century.
HIST 123B. Europe in War and Revolution
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 4C.
European history from the end of the nineteenth century to the end of World War II.
HIST 123C. Europe Since Hitler
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C.
European history from the end of World War II to the present.
HIST 123P. Proseminar in the History of Europe, 1815-Present
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 123A or 123B or 123C.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Research seminar in the history of Europe from 1815 to the present.
HIST 123Q. Topics in Twentieth-Century Europe
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 123B or 123C or 123F.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Topics in twentieth-century European history. Format varies according to topic.
HIST 124A. Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Europe, 1750-1914
(4) RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: History 4C.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 124A.
The roles of women, gender, and sexuality in eighteenth and nineteenth century Europe. Exploration of the nature of women and revolution: religious, legal, scientific, and popular conceptions of gender and sexuality; industrialization and family life, the rise of organized feminism.
HIST 124B. Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Europe, 1914-Present
(4) RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: History 4C.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Women's Studies 124B.
The relationship between war, revolution, fascism, socialism, feminism, and consumerism and the history of the family, gender, and sexual identities in the twentieth century.
HIST 124WP. Proseminar in European Women's History
(4) RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: History 124A OR HIST 124B OR HIST 4C.
Research seminar on topics related to the history of women, gender, and sexuality in modern European history.
HIST 125. Medieval Medicine: The Discourse and Practices of Medicine in the Middle Ages
(4) BLUMENTHAL
Prerequisite: HIST 2A or HIST 2B or HIST 4B
Explores medical theory and practice in Western Europe and the Islamic World from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries. Medieval understandings of health, disease and how the body functioned are examined, along with strategies employed to combat injuries and illnesses.
HIST 129A. Europe in the Seventeenth Century
(4) SONNINO
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
Economic, social, political, and intellectual history of the seventeenth century: 1610-1648.
HIST 129B. Europe in the Seventeenth Century
(4) SONNINO
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
Economic, social, political, and intellectual history of the seventeenth century: 1648-1685.
HIST 129C. Europe in the Seventeenth Century
(4) SONNINO
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
Economic, social, political, and intellectual history of the seventeenth century: 1685-1715.
HIST 129D. Europe in the Eighteenth Century
(4) SONNINO
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
Economic, social, political, and intellectual history of the eighteenth century. 1715 to 1763.
HIST 129E. Europe in the Eighteenth Century
(4) SONNINO
Prerequisite: History 4C or upper-division standing.
Economic, social, political, and intellectual history of the eighteenth century. 1763 to 1789.
HIST 129F. Europe in the Eighteenth Century
(4) SONNINO
Prerequisite: History 4C or upper-division standing.
Economic, social, political, and intellectual history of the eighteenth century. 1789 to 1815.
HIST 130. Slavery in the Premodern World
(4) BLUMENTHAL
Prerequisite: HIST 4A or HIST 4B or HIST 2A or HIST 2B
Emphasizing slavery's persistence in the Middle Ages, this course explores the experiences of captives, slaves, and serfs, as well as eunuchs, concubines and slave-soldiers (mamluks) in Western Europe, Byzantium and the Islamic World from 500-1500.
HIST 132. War and Society Since 1789
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 138. A seminar, with limited enrollment.
Topics in war, the state and society since 1789. Origins and consequences of wars, and the political, social, and economic aspects of both land and sea warfare.
HIST 132W. War in History
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 2* or 4* or 7 or 8 or 17* or 46 or 49* or 80 or 87 or 88.
A survey of Western and non-Western war in practice and theory, on land and at sea, from ancient times to the present.
HIST 133A. Nineteenth Century Germany
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 193A.
Survey of the history of the German states from the French revolution through the stages of industrialization and national unification to World War I. Focus on the development and specific nature of German society and political culture.
HIST 133B. Twentieth Century Germany, Part I
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 193B.
Examination of German history from the beginning of the twentieth century to World War II. Topics include Germany's role in the first world war, the German revolution of 1918-19, the Weimar Republic, and the national-socialist state and its aims in World War II and the Holocaust.
HIST 133C. Twentieth Century Germany, Part II
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C.
After examining developments during the last years of World War II, this course traces the histories of East and West Germany from 1945 to unification in 1989.
HIST 133D. The Holocaust in European History
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 193D.
The Nazi campaign of racial purification through eugenics and mass murder can be considered one of the watershed events of western civilization. This course examines the historical, social, political, and economic factors which combined to result in the Holocaust, as well as some of the consequences of that event for European and world history.
HIST 133DR. Directed Readings on the History of the Holocaust
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 33D or 133A or 133B or 133C; or History 133D (may be taken concurrently).
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Each offering focuses on a specific subtheme, such as memoirs, concentration camps, education, or film. While reading up to one book per week, students write a 10-20 page review of the literature on a selected topic.
HIST 133P. Proseminar in German History
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 133A or 133B or 133C or 133D.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Repeat Comments: May be repeated for credit in combination with History 193P to a maximum of 8 units.
Students learn research skills and use them to explore topics in twentieth-century German history.
HIST 133Q. Readings on the Holocaust
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 33D or 133B or 133C or 133D (may be taken concurrently).
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Exploration of selected topics pertaining to the Holocaust through memoirs, historiography, and works of fiction. The course is structured as a dialog between students and the instructor based on written analyses of the literature.
HIST 135B. History of Russia
(4) HASEGAWA
Prerequisite: History 4B or 4C or upper-division standing.
1800-1917. A survey of Russian history from the reign of Alexander I to theRussian revolution.
HIST 135C. History of Russia
(4) HASEGAWA
Prerequisite: History 4B or 4C or upper-division standing.
1917-present. A history of the Soviet Union from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to its collapse, focusing on political and social history.
HIST 135DR. Directed Readings in the History of Russia and the Soviet Union
(4) HASEGAWA, EDGAR
Prerequisite: History 135B or 135C
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Through readings and discussion students will explore a topic or problem in the History of Russia and the Soviet Union. The course will culminate with a 10-20 page research paper. May be repeated up to 8 units. Specific topics will differ from year to year.
HIST 135P. Proseminar in Modern Russian/Soviet History
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 135B or 135C.
Research seminar in modern Russian and Soviet history.
HIST 137A. The Origins of Contemporary France
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or upper-division standing.
Transformation of a tradition-bound rural society into a leading industrialpower, 1815 to World War I.
HIST 137B. The Origins of Contemporary France
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or upper-division standing.
Transformation of a tradition-bound rural society into a leading industrialpower, World War I to the present.
HIST 140A. Early Modern Britain
(4) MCGEE
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 4A or 4B or upper division standing.
A history of England from the late middle ages to the eighteenth century.
HIST 140B. Early Modern Britain
(4) MCGEE
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 4A or 4B or upper division standing.
A history of England from the late Middle Ages to the eighteenth century.
HIST 140C. Eighteenth-Century Britain
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 4B or 4C.
British history (including Scotland, Ireland, and Wales) from the glorious revolution to the Reform Act (1689-1832). Topics include the enlightenment, the industrial revolution, the growth (and partial loss) of empire, and the development of British identity.
HIST 140IB. The History of Modern Ireland
(4) MCGEE
Prerequisite: Sophomore or junior or senior standing.
Ireland from the earliest times to the present.
HIST 140IP. Proseminar in the History of Modern Ireland
(4) MCGEE
Prerequisite: History 140IA or 140IB.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Proseminar in the history of Ireland from 1500 to the present.
HIST 140IQ. Ireland: Earliest Times to 1750
(4) MCGEE
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper division standing
The history of Ireland from its earliest times until the eighteenth-century "Protestant Ascendancy." It begins with a prehistoric saga (the Tain) and includes examinations of the twelfth-century "Norman invasion" and the early modern Tudor, Cromwellian, and Williamite conquests.
HIST 140P. Proseminar in Early Modern British History
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 4B or 140A or 140B.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A writing seminar in which emphasis is placed upon the use of primary sources.
HIST 140Q. Readings in Early Modern British History
(4) MCGEE
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Exploration of selected topics in early modern British history through readings and discussion.
HIST 141A. Nineteenth-Century Britain
(4) RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: Upper Division Standing.
The rise of Britain as an industrial, urban, and imperial nation. Topics include the nature of industrialization, urbanization, and class formation,the role of gender and race in cultural society, the arts, and the construction of Victorian identities.
HIST 141B. Twentieth-Century Britain
(4) RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: History 4C, History 140A, 140B, 140C, or History 141A.
Culture, society, and politics in Britain since 1914. Topics include the impact of war on society, the economy and empire; the welfare state and changing roles of women, consumer and youth cultures; the new left and new right.
HIST 141DR. Directed Readings in Modern British History
(4) RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: History 141A or 141B or 141P or Upper Division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Course consists of readings and discussion the history of Great Britain and its Empire from the 1700s to the present, culminating with a research paper. Specific topics will differ from year to year. Can be repeated up to 8 units.
HIST 141P. Proseminar in Modern British History
(4) RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: History 141A, 141B.
Research in modern British social, cultural, economic, and political history.
HIST 142. History of North Africa
(4) GALLAGHER
Prerequisite: History 46 or upper-division standing.
Survey of the history of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Themes include the imposition of colonial rule, revolutionary struggles, and postindependence development.
HIST 145A. The Islamic World, I: The Formation of Islamic Civilization, 600-1000 A.D.
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: History 46 or MES 45 or upper-division standing.
The rise of a world religion and the emergence of a new multi-ethnic society under its aegis; the evolution of social and political institutionswithin the Universal caliphate; the creation of a specifically Islmaic culture and intellectual life.
HIST 145B. The Islamic World, II: Expansion and Consolidation, 1000-1500
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: History 46 or MES 45 or upper-division standing.
Recommended Preparation: History 145A.
The failure of the Caliphate and the search for a new political order; Turkish military and political domination; the structures of urban society; the rebirth of Persian literature; the classical formulations of Islamic religious thought.
HIST 145C. The Middle East, 1500-1800
(4) SABRA
Prerequisite: History 46 or MES 45 or upper-division standing.
Recommended Preparation: HIST 145B
A survey of Middle Eastern history from the rise of the Safavid Empire in Iran and the Ottoman conquest of the Mamluk Empire until the French occupation of Egypt and the first Ottoman attempts at modernizing reform.
HIST 145D. War and Diplomacy in the Middle East: 1876-Present
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: History 4C or MES 45 or upper-division standing.
Selected problems in the relations of Middle Eastern states within the region and with external powers. The problems studied will vary from year to year. Sample topics: World War I settlement, Mossadegh era in Iran, Israeli invasion of Lebanon (1982).
HIST 145DR. Directed Readings in Islamic and Middle Eastern History
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: History 46 or 145A or 145B or 145D or 145Q or 146
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Through readings and discussion, students will explore a broad problem or topic in the history of the Middle East and the Islamic world. The course will culminate with a 12-20 page research paper or historiographical review essay.
HIST 145P. Proseminar in the History of Islamic Studies
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: History 46 or 145A or 145B or 145D or 146A or 146B.
A weekly seminar on a topic in the history of the Islamic world, from 600 A.D. to modern times. A research paper is required.
HIST 145Q. Tradition and Modernity in Islamic Political Thought
(4) HUMPHREYS
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
The emergence of an Islamic tradition of political thought in medieval times, and the reshaping of this tradition to meet the demands of modernity. Key problems: the purposes of government, autocracy versus popular participation, the nature of legitimacy.
HIST 146. History of the Modern Middle East
(4) GALLAGHER
Prerequisite: History 46 or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open to students who have taken History 146A or History 146B.
Course themes include the western impact, forms of resistance, and political, social, economic, and religious dimensions of current crises in Turkey, Iran, and the Arab world. 1750 to the present.
HIST 146DR. Directed Readings in the History of the Modern Middle East
(4) GALLAGHER
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Repeat Comments: May be repeated up to 8 units.
Through readings and discussion students will explore a topic or problem in the History of the Modern Middle East. The course will culminate with a 10-20 page research paper. Specific topics will differ from year to year.
HIST 146P. Proseminar in the History of the Modern Middle East
(4) GALLAGHER
Prerequisite: History 45 or 46 or 145A or 145B or 145D or 146 or 146A or 146B or 146T or 146W or MES 45.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A weekly seminar on a topic in modern middle east history. A research paper is required.
HIST 146PW. Proseminar on Women and Gender in Middle Eastern History
(4) GALLAGHER
Prerequisite: History 45 or 46 or 145A or 145B or 146 or 146A or 146B or 146W or MES 45.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A weekly seminar focusing on women in Middle Eastern history. A research paper is required.
HIST 146T. History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
(4) GALLAGHER
Prerequisite: History 46 or upper-division standing.
History of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the mid-nineteenth centuryto the present. Course themes include evolution of Zionism, Palestine before World War I, and the British mandate, World War II, the Arab- Israeli wars, rise of Palestinian nationalism, and Israeli and Palestinian societies today.
HIST 147A. Modern African History
(4) MIESCHER
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or upper-division standing.
A historical survey of sub-Saharan Africa since 1800 themes include: pre-colonial states and society, Africa and the world economy, colonialism,labor and migration, gender, missionary activities, constructions of ethnicities and custom, resistance and nationalism, popular culture, post- colonial crisis and struggles.
HIST 147B. Modern African History
(4) MIESCHER
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or upper-division standing.
A historical survey of sub-Saharan Africa since 1800 themes include: pre-colonial states and society, Africa and the world economy, colonialism,labor and migration, gender, missionary activities, constructions of ethnicities and custom, resistance and nationalism, popular culture, post- colonial crisis and struggles.
HIST 147C. African Lives: (Auto)Biographies of African Men and Women
(4) MIESCHER,
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or upper-division standing.
An introduction to modern African history through reading (auto)biographies of African men and women with different socioeconomic backgrounds. Explores how African lives have been represented in these texts, what we can learn from them about Africa's past.
HIST 147DR. Directed Readings in African History
(4) MIESCHER, CHIKOWERO
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or 147A or 147B or upper division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Through readings and discussion students explore a topic and problem in African history. The course culminates with a 10-20 page research paper. Topics differ from year to year.
HIST 147G. Gender and Power in Modern African History
(4) MIESCHER
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or 147A or 147B or 147Q or Women's Studies 147Q or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 147G.
Examination of gender, power, an authority among and between men and women in response to socioeconomic transformations in nineteenth and twentieth-century Africa. Themes include interpretations of gender, organization of labor, the missionary project, the state, and colonial rule.
HIST 147PP. Proseminar in Modern African History
(4) MIESCHER
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or 147A or 147B or upper-division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A seminar on a topic in modern African history. A research paper is required.
HIST 147Q. Readings on African History
(4) MIESCHER
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or 147A or 147B.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit a maximum of 8 units. Same course as Feminist Studies 147Q.
A discussion and reading seminar on selected topics in African history.
HIST 148A. Pre-Colonial Southern Africa
(4) CHIKOWERO
Prerequisite: Prior History course.
Explores the major socio-economic and political history of the Southern African region from around 1000 CE to the 1880s. Focuses on state making, economic systems, regional mobilities and international connections through trade before the advent of European colonialism.
HIST 148AU. African Urban History: From the Ancient City State to the Contemporary Metropolis
(4) CHIKOWERO
Prerequisite: A prior course in history.
Repeat Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed history 102B
The changing meaning of African urbanity from historical case studies and more contemporary cityscapes through particular themes, such as statecraft, ideology, production, political economies of wealth and poverty, cultural performativity, politics and hegemony, labor migrancy and the rural-urban nexus.
HIST 148B. Colonial Southern Africa
(4) CHIKOWERO
Prerequisite: Prior History course.
Recommended Preparation: HIST 49A/BL ST 49A and HIST 49B/BL ST 49B
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit for students who have taken HIST 148SA.
Focuses on the history of Southern Africa under colonial rule to independence (late 1880s-1994). Explores the imposition of European settler rule, African resistance, the political economies of the different colonial regimes, the rise of African nationalism and independence.
HIST 148P. Proseminar in African History
(4) CHIKOWERO
Prerequisite: Prior History course.
The major thematic foci for this proseminar will vary, spanning the pre-colonial, colonial to independence eras. Students work with primary sources to produce a research paper based on primary sources.
HIST 151A. Latin American History
(4) ROCK, MENDEZ, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
A general survey of the social, economic, institutional, and intellectual history of colonial Spanish America (1492-1800), with comparisons to colonial Brazil.
HIST 151B. Latin American History
(4) ROCK,MENDEZ, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
Nineteenth-century Latin America. Topics include: the independence movements, the consolidation of the new states, and the rise of export-oriented economies.
HIST 151C. Latin American History
(4) ROCK, MENDEZ, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
Twentieth-century Latin America: the export economies, industrialization, the rise of U.S. hegemony; populism and military dictatorship in the postwar period; the Mexican and Cuban revolution; Vargas, Peron, Cardenas, Castro, and Allende.
HIST 151DR. Directed Readings in the History of Latin America
(4) ROCK, MENDEZ, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Readings and discussion focus on topics in Latin American history selected by students in consultation with the professor. Students make verbal presentations of their work and complete a research paper of 10-20 pages.
HIST 151E. Latin American Cultural History
(4) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper division standing.
Latin American cultural history. Topics include visual arts, literature, music, media, popular culture, sports, food, consumerism, colonial era to the present.
HIST 151FQ. Latin American History through Film
(4) SOTO LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or 151A or 151B or 151C or 154La or 154LB or 156A or 156B or upper division standing
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
A weekly seminar discussing films relevant to different periods and topics in the history of Latin America combined with selected readings. Written assignments required.
HIST 151G. Latin America and Globalization
(4) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or History 151C or upper division standing
History of commodity chains, sustainable development, NGOs in modern Latin America.
HIST 151P. Proseminar in Latin American History
(4) ROCK, MENDEZ, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A weekly seminar in the history of Latin America. A research paper is required.
HIST 151Q. Readings in Latin American History
(4) MENDEZ, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
A weekly reading seminar on special topics in the history of Latin America. Depending on the topic, it may include primary sources and works of fiction. Written assignments required.
HIST 153. Comparative Seaborne Empires, 1415 to 1700
(4) DUTRA
Prerequisite: A prior history course or upper-division standing.
Analysis of the similarities and differences between the overseas activities of Portugal, Spain, France, England, and the United Provinces of the Netherlands.
HIST 153L. History of Argentina from Spanish Settlement to the Present Day
(4) ROCK
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
A case study in economic underdevelopment and political instability.
HIST 153P. Special Studies in the History of Overseas Expansion, 1415-1825
(4) DUTRA
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A weekly seminar on overseas expansion (Portugal, Spain, England, France, and the Netherlands), 1415-1825. A research paper will be required.
HIST 154DR. Directed Readings in the History of The Andean Region
(4) MENDEZ
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 2C or 4A or 4B or 4C or 8 or 151A or 151B or 151C or 151FQ or 151I or 151R or 154LA or 154LB or 154Q or LAIS 100 or 101.
Recommended Preparation: writing 109HU.
Through readings and discussion, students explore a topic or problem in the History of the Andean region. The course culminates with a 10-20 page research paper. Specific topics differ from year to year.
HIST 154LB. Andean History: The National Period
(4) MENDEZ
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 2C or 4A or 4B or 4C or 8 or 151A or 151B or 151C or 151FQ or 151I or 151R or 154DR or 154LA or 154Q or LAIS 100 or LAIS 101 or upper-division standing.
The birth of the modern Andean republics; the shaping of national identity; the problem of "race"; Indigensmo; political movements and revolutions from the early nineteenth century to the present.
HIST 155A. History of Portugal
(4) DUTRA
Prerequisite: Any lower-division course in History or upper-division standing.
A general survey of Portugal from its origins to 1580 with an emphasis on social, economic, and cultural history.
HIST 155B. History of Portugal
(4) DUTRA
Prerequisite: Any lower-division course in History or upper-division standing.
Modern Portugal, 1580 to the present.
HIST 155E. Portugal Overseas
(4) DUTRA
Prerequisite: Any lower-division course in History or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 154A.
A comparative analysis of Portuguese activity in Africa, Asia, and America, 1415 to 1825.
HIST 155P. Proseminar in the History of Portugal and Portuguese Expansion
(4) DUTRA
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
A weekly seminar on the history of Portugal including topics on its origins to the present and Portuguese expansion in Africa, Asia, and America. A research paper will be required.
HIST 156A. History of Mexico
(4) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
Socioeconomic history of colonial Mexico with special attention on the indigenous peoples.
HIST 156AH. History of Mexico-Honors
(1) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Honors standing.
Honors seminar for History 156A-B-C.
HIST 156B. History of Mexico
(4) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or History 156A or upper-division standing
Post independence Mexico.
HIST 156BH. History of Mexico-Honors
(1) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Honors standing.
Honors seminar for History 156A-B-C.
HIST 156DR. Directed Readings in the History of Mexico
(4) CLINE, SOTO LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or 56 or 151B or 151C or 156A or 156B
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
May be repeated up to 8 units. Specific topics will differ from year to year. Through readings and discussion students will explore a topic or problem in the History of Mexico. The course will culminate with a 10-20 page research paper.
HIST 156I. Indians of Mexico
(4) CLINE
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
History of Mexican Indians from 1500 to the present. Focusing on Indians as agents of historical change, colonial and national policies towards them, and their situation in the globalized world.
HIST 156IP. Proseminar on the Indians of Colonial Mexico
(4) CLINE
Prerequisite: History 8 or 156I.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Undergraduate research seminar on the history of Indians in colonial Mexico.
HIST 156P. Proseminar in Mexican History
(4) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 156A or 156B.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Undergraduate research seminar on topics in Mexican social and economic history.
HIST 156Q. Readings in Modern Mexican History
(4) CLINE, SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or 156A or 156B or 156C or 156I or 156IP or 156P.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Exploration of selected topics in modern Mexican history through memoirs, historiography, and works of fiction. The cours