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History

Division of Humanities and Fine Arts
Humanities and Social Sciences 4036
Telephone: (805) 893-4505

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

Department Chair: Sharon Farmer


 

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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 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 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 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 25. Violence and the Japanese State
(4) FRUHSTUCK
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Japanese 25 and Anthropology 25.
Examines historiographically and sociologically the Japanese State's various engagements in violent acts during war and peace times.
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 46MI. Modern Iran
(4) AFARY
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Religious Studies 81.
Modern Iranian history from the 1906 Constitutional Revolution to the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the post- revolutionary years. Shi'i Islam, the rise of nationalism, the quest for modernization, democracy and authoritarianism, and imperialism and politics of oil.
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) 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 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) MIESCHER
Prerequisite: Previous Course in History or Upper Division Standing
Exploration of same-sex intimacies and gender variance in ancient Greek, pre-modern Oceania, medieval Europe, Tokugawa Japan, 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 102AP. Special Topics
HIST 102C. Special Topics
HIST 102CL. Special Topics
HIST 102CS. Special Topics
HIST 102FM. Special Topics
HIST 102HO. Special Topics
HIST 102HW. Special Topics
HIST 102MC. Special Topics
HIST 102MI. Special Topics
HIST 102MM. Special Topics
HIST 102N. Special Topics
HIST 102NA. Special Topics
HIST 102SS. 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 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 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 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: HIST 2A or 2B or 4A or 4B or Upper Division Standing
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) MCCRAY, ARONOVA
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) MCCRAY
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 107C. The Darwinian Revolution and Modern Biology
(4) ARONOVA
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 108. Science, Technology and Contemporary Culture
(4) MCCRAY
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
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 108O.
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.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 108W.
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 110Q. Seminar in Medical History
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Hist 20 or 110 or 110D (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 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 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 111R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Greek History
(4) LEE, J.
Prerequisite: At least one class from 111 series (111A,B,C,E,F,T), or permission of instructor.
Undergraduate research seminar focusing on ancient Greece and West Asia. Students select research topic in consultation with instructor, conduct individual research, write multiple paper drafts, and submit final research paper of 15-20 pages.
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 112Q. Readings in Ancient History
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: HIST 112A or 112B or 112C or 112D or upper division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU
Focuses on exploring and researching key themes or historical problems in ancient history. Topics differ from year to year.
HIST 114A. History of Christianity: Beginning to 800
(4) DIGESER
Prerequisite: History 2A or 4A or Religious Studies 80A or upper-division standing.
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: History 2B or 4B or Religious Studies 80B or upper-division standing.
The history of Christian communities and doctrines from 800 to 1300.
HIST 114C. History of Christianity
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B or Religious Studies 80B or upper-division standing.
The history of Christian communities and doctrines from 1300 to 1648.
HIST 114D. History of Christianity
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or Religious Studies 80C or upper-division standing.
The history of Christian communities and doctrines from 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 115A. The Worlds of Medieval Italy
(4) LANSING
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B or upper division standing.
Explores the rich multicultural worlds of medieval Italy, 1000-1300: the Greek south and Muslim Sicily; Norman military conquest and their extraordinary multiethnic aristocratic courts; the commercial revolution and the fluid society of the towns; papal monarchy and religious reactions: saints and heretics; the brutal factional wars of the thirteenth century; popular stories and poetry. The course ends with Dante’s Inferno.
HIST 115B. The Worlds of Renaissance Italy, 1300-1500
(4) LANSING
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B or upper division standing.
Explores the overlapping worlds of Renaissance Italy, 1300-1500: the vibrant merchant culture; the elegant courts of princes; intellectual circles like the Platonic Academy; famed mercenary captains and their troops; the underworld of male same sex relations, of criminality and prostitution; the lives of women in marriages, in convents and in poorhouses; the workshops and homes of the laboring poor. One central theme is the culture of patronage and the production of extraordinary art.
HIST 115R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Medieval European History
(4) FARMER
Prerequisite: Any one of the following: History 115, 115X, 118A, 118B, 125 or 130 or upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Recommended Preparation: History 9
Repeat Comments: May be repeated for credit, with permission of the instructor.
Students will conduct historical research in a seminar context, using both primary and secondary source materials. Topics addressed: defining a research problem, identifying an original topic, conducting research, citing sources, and presenting results. Intensive writing required.
HIST 115X. Medieval Scandals
(4) LANSING
Prerequisite: History 4B or upper-division standing.
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 or upper-division standing.
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 117E. Society and Nature in the Middle Ages
(4) FARMER
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B or upper-division standing.
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 118A. The Crusades in Cross-Cultural Perspectives
(4) BLUMENTHAL
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B or upper-division standing.
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 or upper-division standing.
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 120. Orwell's Century
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 4C or 123B or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 123Q.
The writings of the author of 1984 read in the light of major twentieth-century themes: imperialism, socialism, the great depression, the Spanish civil war, fascism, World War II, totalitarianism, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the Bosnian War.
HIST 121A. Renaissance Italy, 1300-1550
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 4B or 9 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 9 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 9 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 121Q. Cultures of Renaissance Europe, 1450-1650
(4) BERNSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 2B or 4B or 9 or 121A or 121B or 140A or 114C.
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 121R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1700
(4) BERNSTEIN, MCGEE
Prerequisite: History 121A or 121B or 121C or 121D or 121Q or 140A or 140B or 129A or 129B or permission of instructor.
Recommended Preparation: History 9
A seminar in early modern European history, 1450-1700. Students develop research skills and use them to complete a research topic of their choice in early modern European history. Emphases will vary with instructor and offering.
HIST 122. Reformation and Counter-Reformation
(4) STAFF
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 123A. Europe in the Nineteenth Century
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or upper-division standing.
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 2C or 4C or upper-division standing.
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 or upper-division standing.
European history from the end of World War II to the present.
HIST 123Q. Topics in Twentieth-Century Europe
(4) TALBOTT
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or 123B or 123C.
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 2C or 4C or upper-division standing.
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 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) LEE
Prerequisite: A previous course in History.
A survey of Western and non-Western war in practice and theory, on land and at sea, from ancient times to the present.
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 Nazi Holocaust and Other Genocides
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 193D.
The Nazi campaign of ethnic purification through eugenics and mass murder can be considered a watershed event in European history. This course examines the factors that combined to result in the Nazi genocides, as well as the contexts, causes and consequences of other modern genocides.
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 133R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in German or Genocide History
(4) MARCUSE
Prerequisite: Hist 133A or 133B or 133C or 133D or 123A or 123B or 123C; or instructor approval
Recommended Preparation: This course is usually offered following a course in the Hist 133 series and is designed for students from that class.
Research seminar on topics in German history from 1800 to the present, or in the history of genocide.
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 135Q. Special Topics in Russian History
(4) EDGAR
Prerequisite: History 135B or 135C or upper division standing.
Readings and discussion on selected topics in Russian 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 140IA. The History of Modern Ireland
(4) MCGEE
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or upper-division standing.
Ireland from the earliest times to the present.
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 2C or 4C or upper-division standing.
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 145A. The Middle East I: From the Origins of Islam to the Year 1000
(4) SABRA
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 institutions within the Universal caliphate; the creation of a specifically Islamic culture and intellectual life.
HIST 145B. The Middle East II: The Era of Invasions, 1000-1500
(4) SABRA
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 III: Early Modern Empires and Transformations, 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 146. History of the Modern Middle East
(4) SEIKALY
Prerequisite: History 46 or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open to students who have taken History 146A or History 146B.
Through a critical engagement with colonialism, nationalism, and modernity this course explores the social, economic, political, and cultural histories of the Middle East from 1750 to the present.
HIST 146FR. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Family, Gender, and Sexuality in Middle East History
(4) SEIKALY, SABRA
Prerequisite: History 46 or 145A or 145B or 145C or 146.
A weekly seminar focusing on family, gender, and sexuality in Middle East history. A research paper is required.
HIST 146Q. Readings in Middle Eastern History
(4) SABRA, SEIKALY
Prerequisite: Upper division standing.
Repeat Comments: Course may be repeated for credit.
A reading class in a topic pertaining to the history of the Middle East from the rise of Islam to the present. There will be a strong emphasis on close reading and classroom discussion. Topic varies from year to year and according to instructor.
HIST 146R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Middle Eastern History
(4) SABRA, SEIKALY
Prerequisite: Upper Division Standing.
Through readings and discussion, students will explore a broad problem or topic in the history of the Middle East or wider Islamic world. The course will culminate with a research paper or historiographical review essay.
HIST 146T. History of Israel/Palestine
(4) SEIKALY
Prerequisite: History 46 or upper-division standing.
History of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the mid-nineteenth century to 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 146W. Women and Gender in Middle Eastern History
(4) GALLAGHER
Prerequisite: History 46 or upper-division standing.
A social history of women in the Middle East from the nineteenth century to the present. Course investigates women's diverse and rapidly changing political, economical, and social roles in the region emphasizing contemporary feminist and Islamic movements.
HIST 147G. Gender and Power in Modern African History
(4) MIESCHER
Prerequisite: History 49A or 49B or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 147G.
Examination of gender, power, and 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 147R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in African History
(4) MIESCHER, CHIKOWERO
Prerequisite: Upper Division standing.
A seminar on a topic in African history. A research paper is required.
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 151A. Latin American History
(4) MENDEZ
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) MENDEZ
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) MENDEZ
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 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) SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or History 151C or upper division standing
History of commodity chains, sustainable development, NGOs in modern Latin America.
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 153L. History of Argentina from Spanish Settlement to the Present Day
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
A case study in economic underdevelopment and political instability.
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) STAFF
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 156A. History of Mexico
(4) SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or upper-division standing.
Socioeconomic history of colonial Mexico with special attention on the indigenous peoples.
HIST 156B. History of Mexico
(4) SOTO-LAVEAGA
Prerequisite: History 8 or History 156A or upper-division standing
Post independence Mexico.
HIST 156Q. Readings in Modern Mexican History
(4) 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 course is structured as a dialog between students and the instructor based on written analysis of the literature.
HIST 157A. History of Brazil
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any lower-division course in History or upper-division standing.
A general survey of the history of Brazil in two quarters from the discovery of the new world to the formation of the empire. (Offered every other year; alternates with History 155A.)
HIST 157B. History of Brazil
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any lower-division course in History or upper-division standing.
A general survey of the history of Brazil in two quarters. Modern Brazil. (Offered every other year; alternates with History 155B.)
HIST 158. Religion in Latin America
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Hist 8 or 156A or 156B or 151A or 151B or 151C or upper division standing.
Introduction to the history, beliefs, and institutions of religion in Latin America from 1492 to the present. Religious hybridity, religion as a societal, economic, political and institutional force, religious competition, liberation theology, evangelicalism, secularism.
HIST 159B. Women in American History
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any two quarters of History 17A-B-C or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 159B.
Social history of women in America from 1800 to 1900. Changing marriage, reproduction and work patterns, and cultural values about the female role. Attention to racial, class and ethnic differences. Analysis of feminist thought and the several women's movements.
HIST 159C. Women in Twentieth Century American History
(4) CASTILLO-MUNOZ
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 159C.
A continuation of History 159A. From 1900 to the present.
HIST 160A. The American South to 1865
(4) HARRIS
Prerequisite: History 17A or upper-division standing.
The origins and development of distinctive economic, social, political, and cultural patterns in the ante-bellum South.
HIST 160B. The American South, 1865 to the Present
(4) HARRIS
Prerequisite: History 17B or 17C or upper-division standing.
Change and resistance to change in southern economic, social, political, and cultural life since the Civil War.
HIST 160C. The Southern Civil Rights Movement, 1930 to the Present
(4) HARRIS
Prerequisite: Upper Division standing.
Jim Crow segregation in the 1930s, growing Black contention toward equality, 1954 supreme court declaration against Jim Crow, White massive resistance, Black mass protest, showdown in the 1960s, ironic aftermath and political realignment, the long death of Jim Crow.
HIST 160R. Undergraduate Research Seminar on the History of the South
(4) CASE
Prerequisite: HIST 17B or HIST 17C or HIST 160B or HIST 160C and upper division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Hist 9
An intense research and writing oriented course designed for history majors close to graduation, focusing on the US South after the Civil War. Students will write a 15-20 page research paper based on primary documents on a topic of their choice. Students will gain a strong understanding of the South in the post-Civil War era and will improve their critical thinking, writing, and research skills.
HIST 161A. Colonial and Revolutionary America
(4) COHEN, PLANE
Prerequisite: History 17A or upper-division standing.
A social and political history of colonial and revolutionary America with emphasis on the interaction of Native Americans, Europeans, and African Americans. The course will combine lectures with discussion of both primaryand secondary sources. From initial settlement to the mid-eighteenth century.
HIST 161B. Colonial and Revolutionary America
(4) COHEN, PLANE
Prerequisite: History 17A or upper-division standing.
A social and political history of colonial and revolutionary America with emphasis on the interaction of Native Americans, Europeans, and African Americans. The course will combine lectures with discussion of both primaryand secondary sources. From mid-eighteenth century to 1800.
HIST 161NE. The Cultural History of New England: 1450-1850
(4) ANN MARIE PLANE
Recommended Preparation: HIST 17A and/or HIST 17B
The study of New England region in US history. Using materials from different disciplines and methodologies, students will analyze this distinctive regional culture from 1450-1850. Intercultural interaction, the experience of ethnic minorities, and social structures will be investigated.
HIST 162. America in the Early Republic
(4) MAJEWSKI
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 162A or 162B.
History of the United States from 1788-1840, emphasis on the interaction of economics, social, and political trends. Special attention to nationalism, slavery, domestic ideology, and reform movement.
HIST 163A. Women and Public Policy in Twentieth Century America
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 159A or 159B or 159C or a prior course in Women's Studies.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 163A.
How gender-based cultural attitudes and social roles, collective action, and economic and social change interacted to shape law and public policy with respect to work, family, legal and reproductive rights. From 1900 through approximately 1945.
HIST 163B. Women and Public Policy in Twentieth Century America
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 159A or 159B or 159C or a prior course in Women's Studies.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Feminist Studies 163B.
How gender-based cultural attitudes and social roles, collective action, and economic and social change interacted to shape law and public policy with respect to work, family, legal and reproductive rights. From World WarII to the present.
HIST 164C. Civil War and Reconstruction
(4) MAJEWSKI
Prerequisite: History 17B or upper-division standing.
A history of the United States during the second half of the nineteenth century. Emphasis is placed on the causes of the Civil War, the outstandingdevelopments of the war itself, and the major consequences of the reconstruction period.
HIST 164DR. Directed Readings in the History of the U. S. Civil War
(4) MAJEWSKI
Prerequisite: History 17B.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Through readings, discussions, and papers, students explore questions related to the history of the U. S. Civil War and how the War has been remembered in popular culture. Specific topics differ from year to year.
HIST 164IA. American Immigration
(4) SPICKARD, CASTILLO-MUNOZ
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or 17C or upper-division standing.
U.S. immigration history from the eighteenth century to the twentieth. Examines the forces that brought people from various parts of the globe to the U.S., their experiences in migrating and in subsequent generations, and enduring racial and ethnic hierarchies.
HIST 164IB. American Immigration
(4) SPICKARD, CASTILLO-MUNOZ
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or 17C or upper-division standing.
U.S. immigration history from the eighteenth to twentieth century. Examines forces that brought people from various parts of the globe to the U.S., their experiences in migrating and in subsequent generations, and enduring racial and ethnic hierarchies.
HIST 165. America in the Gilded Age, 1876 to 1900
(4) FURNER
Prerequisite: History 17B or upper-division standing.
The responses of American people and institutions to the opportunities and problems of industrialization and rapid social change in the late nineteenth century.
HIST 166A. United States in the Twentieth Century
(4) KALMAN, FURNER, O'CONNOR
Political, cultural, social, and economic development of the United States from 1900 to the present: A. 1900-1929
HIST 166B. United States in the Twentieth Century
(4) KALMAN, FURNER, O'CONNOR
Political, cultural, social, and economic development of the United States from 1900 to the present: B. 1930-1959
HIST 166C. United States in the Twentieth Century
(4) KALMAN, FURNER, O'CONNOR
Political, cultural, social, and economic development of the United States from 1900 to the present: C. 1960-present
HIST 166D. United States History Since Watergate
(4) KALMAN
Prerequisite: HIST 17C or upper division standing.
Repeat Comments: Not open for credit to students who have taken HIST 102LK.
The history of American politics since Watergate.
HIST 166LB. American Legal History
(4) KALMAN
Prerequisite: upper-division standing
The history of the U.S. Supreme Court, legal thought, legal education and the legal profession since the late nineteenth century.
HIST 167CA. History of the American Working Class, 1800-1900
(4) LICHTENSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or sophomore or junior or senior standing.
A survey of the origins an formation of the American working class from thecolonial period to the late nineteenth century. Topics include workers and community, the coming of the industrial order, the 1877 labor strike, and workers and the trade union movement.
HIST 167CB. Capital and Class in 20th Century America
(4) LICHTENSTEIN
Prerequisite: History 17C or sophomore or junior or senior standing.
A survey of American workers from the turn of the century to the present period. Topics include workers and American socialism, the 1919 steel strike, the rise of the CIO, labor and the cold war, and deindustrialization and workers.
HIST 167E. Studies in Work, Labor, and Political Economy
(4) O'CONNOR, LICHTENSTEIN
From an historical and public standpoint. Examines key issues confronting the U.S. working class. These include globalization of production, wage inequality, the fate of the unions, racial and gender identities at work, and the future of the welfare state.
HIST 167Q. Labor Studies Internship Research Seminar
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper division standing
Readings and assignments assist students in using historical/social science methods to develop a 20-page research paper on some aspect of their internship.
HIST 168A. History of the Chicanos
(4) GARCIA
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or 17C or Chicano Studies 1A or 1B or 1C or upper-divisistanding.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Chicano Studies 168A.
The history of the Chicanos, 1821 to the present; traces the social-cultural lifeline of the Mexicans who have lived north of Mexico.
HIST 168B. History of the Chicanos
(4) GARCIA
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or 17C or Chicano Studies 1A or 1B or 1C or upper-divisistanding.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Chicano Studies 168B.
The history of the Chicanos, 1821 to the present; traces the social-cultural lifeline of the Mexicans who have lived north of Mexico.
HIST 168C. Asian American History, 1850-1965
(4) SPICKARD
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed Asian American Studies 1.
History of Asian Americans to 1965. Asian backgrounds to emigration; migrations of various Asian groups; settlement and employment patterns; racial harassment, restriction, and imprisonment; responses to oppression; family, community, and culture in the first, second, and third generations.
HIST 168CR. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Chicano History
(4) CASTILLO-MUNOZ
Prerequisite: History 168A or 168B or CH ST 168A or CH ST 168B and upper division standing.
Recommended Preparation: History 9 or WRIT 109HU
Studies in selected aspects of Chicano history and the United States-Mexico borderlands with an emphasis on social and economic history.
HIST 168D. Asian American History Since 1965
(4) SPICKARD
Asian backgrounds to emigration; migrations of various Asian groups; settlement and employment; anti-Asian actions; family systems; community organization; education and cultural life; formation of Asian American panethnicity.
HIST 168E. History of the Chicano Movement
(4) GARCIA
Prerequisite: Chicano Studies 1A or 1B or 1C or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Chicano Studies 168E.
An examination of the Chicano movement in the United States from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. Topics will include the student movement, the farmworker movement, the Plan de Aztlan, the Raza Unida Party, Chicana feminists, the anti-war movement, and chicano studies.
HIST 168GQ. Minority Autobiography and U.S. History
(4) GARCIA
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or 17C or Chicana/o Studies 1A or 1B or 1C.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Chicana/o Studies 168GQ.
Seminar utilizes autobiographical or life-story texts by U.S. minority writers to better understand the diversity of U.S. history and the racialized ethnic experience.
HIST 168H. Literature and History in the American Experience
(4) GARCIA
Prerequisite: History 17A, 17B, 17C or upper-division standing.
Examination of a variety of literary texts, predominantly novels, that provide key insights into the American historical experience. Texts are taken from particular historical periods from both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and represent the various regions of the country.
HIST 168I. Latino Autobiography and History
(4) GARCIA
Prerequisite: Chicano Studies 1A or 1B or 1C or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Chicano Studies 168I.
Course examines a diverse number of Latino autobiographical texts that reflect the changing nature of the Latino historical experience. Topics covered included issues of race, class, gender, immigration, labor, politics, religion, and culture.
HIST 168LA. History of Chicano Workers from the Nineteenth Century to the Early 1930's
(4) STAFF
History of Chicano workers from the late nineteenth century to the early Great Depression, focusing on immigration, regional labor migrations, class formation, unionization, and work lives. The history of Chicano workers is examined within the framework of U.S. labor history.
HIST 168LB. History of Chicano Workers from the late 1930's to the Present Era
(4) STAFF
History of Chicano workers from the late 1930's to the present era, focusing on labor struggles, union organization, civil rights politics, migration and immigration, and work. The history of Chicano workers is examined within the framework of U.S. labor history.
HIST 168M. Middle Eastern Americans
(4) SPICKARD
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or History 45 or 46 or 145A or 145B or 145D or 145Por 145Q or 146A or 146B or 146P or 146T or 146PW or 146W.
The history of migration to the United States by Arabs, Persians, and other peoples of the Middle East; the communities they have built; their families, social, cultural, and religious lives; relationships with other Americans; and ongoing links to the Middle East.
HIST 168N. Interracial Intimacy
(4) SPICKARD
Prerequisite: Not open to freshmen.
Historical, sociological, and psychological exploration of several interconnecting phenomena, including interracial and interethnic romance and marriage, and changing identities and social positions of multiracial and multiethnic individuals. Concentrates mainly on the United States, with selected international comparisons.
HIST 169M. History of Afro-American Thought
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 169AR or 169BR or 169CR.
Study of the development of Afro-American thought from the 1860's to the 1960's as reflected in intellectual and popular media.
HIST 169S. Slavery and Black Culture in U.S. Literature
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: None.
An examination of novels dealing with historical issues including slavery, racial discrimination, and Black culture in the U.S. Works of Mark Twain, Ishmael Reed, Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, Chester Himes, and James Baldwin to be discussed.
HIST 170A. A History of Social Policy in the United States
(4) BERGSTROM, O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: History 7 or 17A or 17B or 17C or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 148A or 148B.
Study of the indentification, formation, and consequences of social policy in the United States over the past 200 years. Policies toward poverty, civil rights, family and population, health, education, crime, religion, and urban development are studied, among others.
HIST 170B. A History of Social Policy in the United States
(4) BERGSTROM, O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: History 7 or 17A or 17B or 17C or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 148A or 148B.
Study of the identification formation, and consequences of social policy inthe U.S. over the past 200 years. Policies toward poverty, civil rights, family and population, health, education, crime, religion, and urban development are studied, among others.
HIST 171C. The United States and the World, 1898-1945
(4) YAQUB
Prerequisite: A previous history course or upper division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 171B.
Analysis of developments in foreign affairs in first half of twentieth century. Formation and execution of foreign policy; interaction between foreign and domestic affairs.
HIST 171D. The United States and the World Since 1945
(4) YAQUB
Prerequisite: a previous history course or upper division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 171B.
Analysis of developments in foreign affairs after 1945. Formation and execution of foreign policy; interaction between foreign and domestic affairs.
HIST 171ME. The United States and the Middle East Since 1900
(4) YAQUB
Prerequisite: A previous history course or upper division standing.
Recommended Preparation: Coursework and/or reading in US, Middle Eastern, and US foreign relations in history.
Analysis of developments in US involvement in the Middle East since 1900. Formation and execution of US foreign policy toward the region: interaction between US foreign and domestic affairs; perceptions and actions of nations and peoples of the Middle East.
HIST 171Q. Readings and Discussions on Cold War History
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 171B.
The theory and practice of American foreign policy toward the Communist bloc during the era of the cold war, or approximately 1945 to 1989. The course revolves around a dialogue between students and instuctor based on written analyses of the literature.
HIST 171YQ. Topics in Twentieth-Century International History
(4) YAQUB
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or 8 or 17C or 46 or 49B.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
Topics in twentieth century international history. Format varies according to topic.
HIST 172A. Politics and Public Policy in the United States
(4) BERGSTROM, FURNER, O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: History 7, or any two quarters of History 17A-B-C, or upper-division standi
The interaction of politics and public policy from the revolution to the present, focusing upon the key issues of each era in social, economic, cultural, racial, and other policy areas. A particular concern for the policy-making process, ideology, and the cultural origins of politics.
HIST 172B. Politics and Public Policy in the United States
(4) BERGSTROM, FURNER, O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: History 7, or any two quarters of History 17A-B-C, or upper-division standi
The interaction of politics and public policy from the revolution to the present, focusing upon the key issues of each era in social, economic, cultural, racial, and other policy areas. A particular concern for the policy-making process, ideology, and the cultural origins of politics.
HIST 173T. American Environmental History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Environmental Studies 173.
Traces the history of American attitudes and behavior toward nature. Focus on wilderness, the conservation movement, and modern forms of environmentalism.
HIST 174A. Wealth and Poverty in America
(4) FURNER, O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: History 17A, B, or C, or upper-division standing.
Changing patterns and conceptions of inequality, seventeenth century to present. Examines influence of economic transformation, race, gender, class, attitudes towards work and welfare, social movements, social knowledge, law and public policy on opportunity, income, status, and power.Divides at Civil War and World War II.
HIST 174B. Wealth and Poverty in America
(4) FURNER, O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: History 17A, B, or C, or upper-division standing.
Changing patterns and conceptions of inequality, seventeenth century to present. Examines influence of economic transformation, race, gender, class, attitudes towards work and welfare, social movements, social knowledge, law and public policy on opportunity, income, status, and power.Divides at Civil War and World War II.
HIST 174C. Wealth and Poverty in America
(4) FURNER, O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: History 17A, B, or C, or upper-division standing.
Changing patterns and conceptions of inequality, seventeenth century to present. Examines influence of economic transformation, race, gender, class, attitudes towards work and welfare, social movements, social knowledge, law and public policy on opportunity, income, status, and power.Divides at Civil War and World War II.
HIST 175A. American Cultural History
(4) JACOBSON
Prerequisite: A previous course in History.
A study of dominant and alternative representations of American values and identity in high and popular culture.
HIST 175B. American Cultural History
(4) JACOBSON
Prerequisite: A previous course in History.
A study of dominant and alternative representations of American values and identity in high and popular culture.
HIST 175D. American Family History
(4) JACOBSON
Prerequisite: History 17A or 17B or 17C.
Examines how race, ethnicity, and class have shaped changing attitudes toward and experiences of sex roles, sexuality, child rearing, work patterns, and relationships among men, women, and children. Also explores changing conceptions of the state's role in family life.
HIST 176A. The American West
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any lower-division course in History or upper-division standing.
The west as a frontier and as a region, in transit from the Atlantic seaboard to the Pacific, and from the seventeenth century to the present.
HIST 176B. The American West
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any lower division History or Anthropology course or upper division standing.
The American West as a frontier and as a region, in transit from the Atlantic seaboard to the Pacific, and from the seventeenth century to the present.
HIST 176CS. Introduction to American Studies Methods
(4) PLANE, WAID
Recommended Preparation: At least one course from History 17A, 17B or 17C; or English 10, 10AC, 24, 38A, 38B, or 50.
Introduction to the major methodologies of American Studies, with exploration of literary, historical, visual and media studies. Focuses on themes and issues prominent in the development of American Studies over the twentieth century as a mode of study of cultural production, predominantly in North American contexts. Attention will be given to selected key events, incidents, or moments of cultural crisis in US/Canadian history, 1492-present, which will be studied through interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary lenses.
HIST 177. History of California
(4) STAFF
California as a case study of national trends, and as a unique setting withits special problems and culture.
HIST 178A. American Urban History
(4) O'CONNOR
Prerequisite: Any two quarters of History 17A-B-C or upper-division standing.
A study of the political, economic, social, and intellectual impact of the city upon American history, and the impact of history upon the growth of American urbanization.
HIST 179A. Native American History to 1838
(4) PLANE
Prerequisite: History 17A or upper-division standing.
A lecture course on the history of the indigenous peoples of North America from European contact to Cherokee removal. The course stresses comparative cultural responses to European colonization and from American history from a native point of view.
HIST 179B. Native American History, 1838 to the Present
(4) PLANE
Prerequisite: History 17B or C or upper-division standing.
A lecture course on the history of the indigenous peoples of North America from Cherokee removal to the present. The course stresses native history, relations with the U.S. Government and offers American history from a native point of view.
HIST 182A. Korean History and Civilization: Part I
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Korean 182A. Not open for credit to students who have compled History 180DA or Korean 180DA.
A survey history of Korea from prehistoric to the Yi dynasty. Topics include the rise of states and kingship, the introduction of Buddhism, cultural interaction with China, Japan, the Mongols, the foundations of Confucian Society and women's history.
HIST 182B. Korean History and Civilization: Part II
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Korean 182B. Not open for credit to students who have completed History 180DB or Korean 180DB.
A survey of the history of Korea from the late Yi Dynasty to the Korean War. It will cover topics focusing on Korea's diplomatic, cultural and economic interactions with the West, and the neighboring countries, especially China and Japan.
HIST 184A. History of China
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 2C or 80 or EACS 80 or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Chinese 184A. Not open for credit to students who have completed History 186A or Chinese 186A.
Ancient China to 589ce.
HIST 184B. History of China
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 2C or 80 or EACS 80 or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: Same course as Chinese 184B. Not open for credit to students who have completed History 186B or Chinese 186B.
Sixth to seventeenth centuries.
HIST 184R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Early Chinese History
(4) BARBIERI-LOW
Prerequisite: Upper Division Standing, History 80 or EACS 80 or History 184A or History 184B or Chinese 184A or Chinese 184B.
Specific topics will differ from year to year. Through readings and discussion students will explore a topic or problem in the history of Pre-Modern China. The course will culminate with a 10-20 page research paper.
HIST 185A. Qing Empire
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: A prior course in History or upper-division standing.
The Qing period saw the doubling of China's territory, the enormous population growth, and the many encounters with the West. We will examine the politics, cultures, social norms, and different peoples, with a focus on the problem of modernization.
HIST 185B. Modern China (Since 1911)
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Any lower-division course in History or upper-division standing.
The fall of the dynastic system, the revolution against traditional values, the rise of the Nationalist Party, the challenge from the Communists, the founding of the People's Republic, and the Post-Mao reform, focusing on the theme of revolution.
HIST 185CQ. Reading Seminar on the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)
(4) ZHENG
Prerequisite: History 2C or 80 or 184A or 184B or 185A or 185B or EACS 4A or EACS 4B or Chin 184A or Chin 184B or Chin 185A or Chin 185B.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
No understanding of contemporary China is possible without understanding the ramifications of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. This course seeks to consider the tumultuous episode as a field of historical research and conceptual inquiry. We create this class together.
HIST 187A. Japan Under the Tokugawa Shoguns
(4) ROBERTS
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 2C or 9 or 87 or upper-division standing.
A survey of Japanese social and cultural history from the mid-sixteenth century to the nineteenth century.
HIST 187B. Modern Japan
(4) ROBERTS
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 2C or 9 or 87 or upper-division standing.
A survey of Japanese history from the early nineteenth century until World War II, in an effort to explain how, and at what price, Japan became the first successful modernizer in the nonwestern world.
HIST 187C. Recent Japan
(4) ROBERTS
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 2C or 9 or 87 or upper-division standing.
The history of Japan since World War II, dealing with the American occupation, economic recovery and growth, social change, and political development.
HIST 187Q. Readings in Japanese History
(4) ROBERTS, MCDONALD
Prerequisite: History 2A or 2B or 87 or upper-division standing.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units.
An intensive reading and discussion course on the history of Japan. Topics vary by quarter.
HIST 187R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in Japanese History
(4) ROBERTS, MCDONALD
Prerequisite: History 87 or upper-division standing.
A research seminar on Japanese History. Course culminates in a 10-20 page research paper. Topics vary by quarter.
HIST 187S. The Samurai
(4) ROBERTS
Prerequisite: Hist 9 or 80 or 87 or upper-division standing.
The samuri of Japan were a hereditary military class that evolved over a millenium. Course traces this history and clarifies the range of differences that separated samuri in each era as their roles and ideologies changed.
HIST 189E. History of the Pacific
(4) SPICKARD
Prerequisite: A prior course in History
Peoples, cultures, social systems, politics, and economics of the islands of the Pacific. Prehistory, early contacts with outside peoples, colonial regimes, the transformation of colonialism, and recent developments. Contemporary issues include regional cooperation, neocolonialism, and emigration.
HIST 189M. South Asian Public Culture
(4) HANCOCK
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Historical and contemporary forms of South Asian expressive and popular culture, including cinema, television, popular music, material culture, performance, and literature. Focuses on relations among popular culture, everyday life and social history in post-colonial South Asia.
HIST 191A. Diplomatic History of the Great Powers, 1815-1914
(4) HASEGAWA
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or 123A or upper-division standing.
A diplomatic history of great powers from the Congress of Vienna to World War I, emphasizing the international system created by great powers in Europe and shifting alliance and balance of power leading to World War I.
HIST 191B. Diplomatic History Between the World Wars
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or 123B or upper-division standing.
Diplomatic history between the two World Wars. Changes in foreign relations resulting from the rise of fascism, communism, and militarism in Europe and Asia.
HIST 191C. History of the Cold War, 1945-1991
(4) HASEGAWA
Prerequisite: History 2C or 4C or 123C or upper-division standing.
The history of the Cold War from 1945-1991. Emphasis on U.S.-Soviet relations, as well as the cold war in Europe, Asia and the third world.
HIST 192. Public History
(4) PLANE
Prerequisite: History 17A-B-C.
Enrollment Comments: Not open for credit to students who have completed History 191.
Topical history course to explore the field of public history. Course explores preservation, government, media, historical societies and museums, archives, and teaching of public history. Emphasis on field surveys and case studies.
HIST 193DR. Directed Readings in Food in World History
(4) JACOBSON, RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: Previous History course.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Discussion-based seminar explores the impact of economic, cultural, and geopolitical change on food and drink in world history (19th century to present). Attention given to the changing social, cultural, and political meanings of food. Weekly readings plus research paper.
HIST 193F. Food in World History
(4) JACOBSON, RAPPAPORT
Prerequisite: A prior course in history.
Explores the cultural, economic, and geopolitical roles of food and drink in world history. Topics include: trade, production, and consumption; global food chains; morality and food reform; identities and body image; scarcity, food scares, and food security.
HIST 194AH. Senior Honors Seminar
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Admission to senior honors program.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Enrollment Comments: A 2-quarter in-progress sequence course with grades for both quarters issued upon completion of History 194BH. Only 4 of the 8 units may be applied toward the major. Same course as Medieval Studies 194AH.
Students taking part in departmental honors program will write a senior thesis on a research topic of suitable depth under close supervision of faculty mentors.
HIST 194BH. Senior Honors Seminar
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Admission to senior honors program.
Recommended Preparation: Writing 109HU.
Enrollment Comments: A 2-quarter in-progress sequence course with grades for both quarters issued upon completion of History 194BH. Only 4 of the 8 units may be applied toward the major. Same course as Medieval Studies 194BH.
Students taking part in departmental honors program will write a senior thesis on a research topic of suitable depth underclose supervision of faculty mentors.
HIST 195IA. Senior Thesis
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: A major in History of Public Policy; senior standing; consent of instructor
Enrollment Comments: Students should enroll by instructor number. 8 units of credit will be awarded at the end of two quarters assigned for the thesis. A two-quarter in-progress sequence course with grades for both quarters issued upon completion of History 195IB.
A two-quarter individual research project, under the direction of a historyprofessor selected with the advice of the departmental adviser to public policy students.
HIST 195IB. Senior Thesis - Public Policy
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Major in History of Public Policy, and completion of junior-year studies; consent of instructor.
Enrollment Comments: 8 units of credit will be awarded at the end of two quarters assigned for the thesis. A two-quarter in-progress sequence course with grades for both quarters issued upon completion of History 195IB. Students should enroll by instructor number.
A two-quarter individual research project, under the direction of a historyprofessor selected with the advice of the departmental adviser to public policy students.
HIST 196. Internship in History
(2-8) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; consent of department.
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 8 units. Course is graded P/NP and must be taken in conjunction with a History 199, for which a written project related to the internship experience must be completed.
Course enables students to obtain credit for history-related internship experience, such as in the Capitol Hill or Sacramento programs.
HIST 197AAZZ. Special Topics
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit provided letter designation is different.
Content varies with each instructor.
HIST 197CH. Special Topics
HIST 197DR. Special Topics
HIST 197EE. Special Topics
HIST 197EM. Special Topics
HIST 197GP. Special Topics
HIST 197JL. Special Topics
HIST 197KM. Special Topics
HIST 197LE. Special Topics
HIST 197MD. Special Topics
HIST 197P. Special Topics
HIST 197Q. Special Topics
HIST 197R. Special Topics
HIST 197SF. Special Topics
HIST 197ST. Special Topics
HIST 197TK. Special Topics
HIST 198R. Undergraduate Research Seminar in History
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: A previous course in History and upper division.
Recommended Preparation: History 9.
Students will conduct historical research in a seminar context, using both primary and secondary source materials, to produce an original and substantial research paper. Topics addressed: defining a research problem, identifying on original topic, conducting research, citing sources, and presenting results. Intensive writing required.
HIST 199. Independent Studies
(1-5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; two upper-division courses in History; consent of department.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a 3.0 GPA for preceding 3 quarters and are limited to 5 units/qtr and 30 units total in all 98/99/198/199/199AA-ZZ courses combined. Must be a major in History or present justification to instructorand department for diverting from norm. No more than 8 units of History 199 may be applied to the majors in History or History of Public
The description of any one 199 must not be identical to any existing coursedescription.
HIST 199RA. Independent Research Assistance
(1-5) STAFF
Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; completion of 2 upper-division courses in history;consent of instructor and department.
Enrollment Comments: Students must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average for preceding three quarters and are limited to 5 units per quarter and 30 units total in all 98/99/198/199/199AA-ZZ courses combined.
Faculty supervised research. Written work is usually required.
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HIST 200E. Historical Literature: Europe
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be taken more than once.
A reading course in a general area of history specifically designed to prepare M.A. candidates for their comprehensive examination fields, but also appropriate for Ph.D. students seeking broad preparation. Introduces the student to the sources, historiography, and general literature of the field in question.
HIST 200HS. Historical Literature
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be taken more than once.
A reading course in a general area of history, specifically designed to prepare M.A. candidates for their comprehensive examination fields, but also appropriate for Ph.D. students seeking broad preparation, introduces the student to the sources, historiography, and general literature of the field in question.
HIST 200ME. Historical Literature: Middle East
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be taken more than once.
A reading course in a general area of history, specifically designed to prepare M.A. candidates for their comprehensive examination fields, but also appropriate for Ph.D. students seeking broad preparation. Introduces the student to the sources, historiography, and general literature of the field in question.
HIST 200WD. Historical Literature - World
(4) STAFF
A reading course in a general area of history, specifically designed to prepare M.A. candidates for their comprehensive exam fields, but also appropriate for Ph.D. students seeking broad preparation. Introduces the student to the sources, histiography, and general literature of the field in question.
HIST 200WN. Historical Literature - Women
(4) STAFF
A reading course in a general area of history, specifically designed to prepare M.A. candidates for their comprehensive exam fields, but also appropriate for Ph.D. students seeking broad preparation. Introduces the student to the sources, histiography, and general literature of the field in question.
HIST 201AF. Advanced Historical Literature
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. AF. Africa.
HIST 201AM. Advanced Historical Literature
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. AM. America.
HIST 201AS. Advanced Historical Literature: Asia
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be taken more than once. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates. Usually offered quarterly. Same course as East Asian Cultural Studies 201AS.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. (Usually offered quarterly.)
HIST 201AW. Advanced Historical Literature - Atlantic World
(4) STAFF
Readings and discussion on comparative empires of the Atlantic World 1400-1800.
HIST 201C. Advanced Historical Literature -- Comparitive
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's speciality. Introduces students to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor.
HIST 201DH. Theories and Practices of 'Digital History'
(4) STAFF
The advent of the world wide web and the development of tools to digitize massive amounts of historical source material are augmenting and changing the ways historians find and analyze sources, as well as how they present their work. This reading seminar explores recent literature on these developments. It includes practice in using the internet to gather sources, collaborate with amateur and professional historians, present one's findings, and interact with consumers of historical representations.
HIST 201E. Advanced Historical Literature
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. E. Europe.
HIST 201HS. History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. HS. History of Science.
HIST 201HT. Advanced Historical Literature: History of Technology
(4) MCCRAY
This graduate level readings seminar provides a survey of key works in the history of technology. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field. Written work as prescribed by the instructor.
HIST 201LA. Advanced Historical Literature
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. LA. Latin America.
HIST 201ME. Advanced Historical Literature
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. ME. Middle East.
HIST 201OH. Advanced Historical Literature - Oral History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
Readings in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduction to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor.
HIST 201RE. Advanced Historical Literature
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May be repeated for credit. Open to both M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor. RE Race and Ethnicity
HIST 201WD. Advanced Historical Literature - World
(4) STAFF
A reading course in a field of the professor's specialty. Introduces the student to the sources and literature of the field in question. Written work as prescribed by the instructor.
HIST 202. Historical Methods
(4) SONNINO, MENDEZ
Enrollment Comments: Normally required of all entering M.A. candidates other than those in public history. Open to other students on a space available basis. Offered every fall quarter.
A general introduction to selected historiographical issues and historical methods.
HIST 204. Research Workshop
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: May qualify by petition for graduate research seminar credit when combined with a History 201 seminar in which the student has developed a research proposal for this course.
Practicum in the writing and critiquing of specialized research papers in all fields of history. May be repeated for credit. May qualify by petition for graduate research seminar credit when combined with a History 201 seminar in which the student has developed a research proposal for this course.
HIST 205A. Public Historical Studies
(4) PLANE, BERGSTROM
To acquaint students with relevant research methods (oral history, legal research, family history, government documents and sources, historical preservation, field research).
HIST 206. History and Theory
(4) STAFF
An introduction to the major theoretical debates within the historical profession over questions of epistemology, methodology, and interpretation.
HIST 208A. Research Seminar in Environmental History
(4) ALAGONA
Enrollment Comments: A two-quarter in-progress sequence course with grades for both quarters issued upon completion of History 208B.
A two-quarter graduate research seminar in environmental history.
HIST 208B. Research Seminar in Environmental History
(4) ALAGONA
Enrollment Comments: A two-quarter in-progress sequence course with grades for both quarters issued upon completion of History 208B.
A two-quarter graduate research seminar in environmental history.
HIST 209A. The Academic Profession of History
(4) STAFF
This course provides students with the practical knowledge needed for obtaining an academic position, develops skills for effective teaching, andprepares students to deal with funding agencies, publishers, employers, andprofessional organizations.
HIST 209B. The Academic Profession of History
(4) STAFF
This course provides students with the practical knowledge needed for obtaining an academic position, develops skills for effective teaching, andprepares students to deal with funding agencies, publishers, employers, andprofessional organizations.
HIST 210. Topics in the History and Ethnography of Religion
(4) HANCOCK
Explores religion in cross-cultural and historical contexts using theoretical sources and case studies. Topics include ritual agency and power, religion and media, relations among religion, gender, ethnicity, nationalism. Periods and regions vary.
HIST 211A. Seminar in Greek History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian required.
Research seminar in Greek history. From time to time the seminar will be limited to candidates specializing in ancient history, and with a reading knowledge of classical Greek.
HIST 211B. Seminar in Greek History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian required.
Research seminar in Greek history. From time to time the seminar will be limited to candidates specializing in ancient history, and with a reading knowledge of classical Greek.
HIST 212. Research Tools for Ancient History
(4) LEE, DIGESER
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Introductory training for the student of ancient history in the use of specialized research materials. Topics include numistatics, epigraphy, hagiography, archaeology, textual criticism, critical theory and use of specialized databases.
HIST 213. History of Racial Thought
(4) STAFF
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Examines race from the eighteenth through the twenty-first century from the perspectives of science and medicine. Explores how intersections of race, medicine, and public health have shaped the study Blacks, Latina/os, Asians and Jews.
HIST 213A. Seminar in Roman History
(4) STAFF
Enrollment Comments: Reading knowledge of appro