HIS History

Courses in HIS:
HIS 001Introduction to History (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to history, its key methodologies, writing tasks, and research practices. Examination of the development of history as an academic discipline; ethics in historical research. Topical focus changes regularly. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
HIS 002Introduction to the History of Science & Technology (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to topics and methods of the history of science and technology. Emphasis on understanding the role of science and technology in the modern world through a long-term historical perspective. (Same course as STS 002.) (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SL, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 003Cities: A Survey of World Cultures (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of urban world cultures, focusing on up to ten cities selected by the instructor. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
HIS 004AHistory of Western Civilization (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Growth of western civilization from late antiquity to the Renaissance. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 004BHistory of Western Civilization (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). History of western civilization from the Renaissance to the 18th century. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2015 Winter Quarter.
HIS 004CHistory of Western Civilization (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Development of Western Civilization from the 18th century to the present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 005Modernist Culture (2) Active
Lecture/Discussion—2 hour(s). Modernist culture in global perspective. Introduction to early 20th-century innovations in visual arts, music, literature, film, and architecture in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, VL, WC. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
HIS 006Introduction to the Middle East (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of the major social, economic, political and cultural transformations in the Middle East from the rise of Islam (c.600A.D.) to the present, emphasizing themes in religion and culture, politics and society. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
HIS 007AHistory of Latin America to 1700 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to the history of Spanish and Portuguese America from the late pre-Columbian period through the initial phase and consolidation of a colonial regime (circa 1700). Topics include conquest, colonialism, racial mixture, gender, and labor systems. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
HIS 007BHistory of Latin America, 1700-1900 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Latin America from colony to republic. The nature of Iberian colonialism, the causes for independence, the creation of nation states, the difficulties in consolidating these nations, and the rise of Liberalism and export economies in the 19th century. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
HIS 007CHistory of Latin America 1900-present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Latin America since the beginning of the 20th century. Themes include export economies, oligarchic rule, crises of depression and war, corporatism, populism, revolution and reform movements, cultural and ethnic issues, U.S.-Latin American relations, neo-liberal restructuring. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2004 Fall Quarter.
HIS 008History of Indian Civilization (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of Indian civilization from the rise of cities (ca. 2000 B.C.) to the present, emphasizing themes in religion, social and political organization, and art and literature that reflect cultural interaction and change. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 009AHistory of East Asian Civilization (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Surveys traditional Chinese civilization and its modern transformation. Emphasis is on thought and religion, political and social life, art and literature. Perspectives on contemporary China are provided. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 009BHistory of East Asian Civilization (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Surveys traditional Japanese civilization and its modern transformation. Emphasis is on thought and religion, political and social life, art and literature. Perspectives on contemporary Japan are provided. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 009CKorean Culture & Society: From Ancient Three Kingdoms to the Global K-Pop (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Evolution of Korean society from Three Kingdoms period (B.C.E 57 to C.E. 676) to the contemporary era emphasizing the perseverance and transformations of traditional social and cultural patterns. (Same course as EAS 088.) (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC. Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
HIS 010AWorld History to 1350 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Historical examination of the changing relationship of human societies to one another and to their natural settings through the year 1350, with particular attention to long-term trends and to periodic crises that reshaped the links of culture and nature on a global scale. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
HIS 010BWorld History, c. 1350-1850 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Major topics in world history from the 14th century to the beginning of the 19th century. Topics will vary but may include: oceans as systems of human communication and conflict; the global consequences of "industrious revolutions" in Europe and Asia, etc. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2001 Winter Quarter.
HIS 010CWorld History III (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Major topics from world history of the 19th and 20th centuries, emphasizing the rise and fall of Western colonial empires; Cold War and the superpowers; the spread of the nation-states; and process of globalization. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1998 Fall Quarter.
HIS 011History of the Jewish People in the Modern World (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Histories and cultures of the Jews since 1492. Topics include: the making of Jewish diasporas, roots of antisemitism, the Holocaust in images and texts, changing ideas of the self, Jews in America, contemporary visions of the Jewish past. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, DD, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2014 Winter Quarter.
HIS 012Food & History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of the ways humans have fed themselves from the dawn of humanity to the present. Transformation of plants and animals into food, cooking into cuisine, and ceremony into etiquette. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, OL, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
HIS 013Global Sexualities (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Global history of sexualities, including comparative study of gender, marriage, and fertility before 1800, followed by the modern history of sexualities worldwide as it intersects with imperialism, race, population control, law, and globalization. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, DD, SS, VL, WC. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 014History of Global Capitalism (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). History of institutions, workers, commodity chains, and the social and cultural context of capitalism around the world from 1500-present. Emphasis on transnational and comparative histories of political economies and individual human lives. (Letter.) GE credit: DD, SS, WC. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
HIS 015AAfrica to 1900 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to African history to 1900. Origins and impact of early human history, precolonial states and societies, slavery and the slave trade, religious and cultural movements, and the foundations of European colonialism. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
HIS 015BAfrica Today (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of major themes in colonial and postcolonial sub-Saharan African history, including colonialism, decolonization, nationalism and politics, economic history and labor, urbanization, popular culture, gender, marriage, and family life. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 016Sex, Science, & Society (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of the relationship between sex, science, and society in the history of the modern world. Emphasis on the development of scientific ideas about the human body against broader social, cultural, and political trends and from a global viewpoint. (Same course as STS 016.) (Letter.) GE credit: AH, DD, SL, WC, WE. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
HIS 017AHistory of the United States (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). The experience of the American people from the Colonial Era to the Civil War. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 017BHistory of the United States (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). The experience of the American people from the Civil War to the end of the Cold War. Not open for credit to students who have completed HIS 017C. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 018ARace in America to 1865 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to history of race and racial formation in the United States to the Civil War through a comparative approach. Examines the experiences of African Americans, Asian Americans, Native American, Mexican Americans and other Latino/a groups. Only one unit of credit to students who have previously completed HIS 178A. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 018BRace in the United States Since 1865 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Introduction to the history of race and racial formation in America since 1865 though a comparative approach that examines the experiences of African Americans, Asian Americans, Native American and Mexican Americans and other Latino/a groups. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
HIS 020The Vietnam War (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. A history of the Vietnam War, including its origins, fighting, and repercussions. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 072AWomen & Gender in America, to 1865 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). History of women and gender in America through 1865, emphasizing intersections of gender, race, class, and sexuality. Topics include interracial marriage, slavery, witchcraft, meanings of motherhood, war, domestic labor, moral reform, women’s rights, migrations, the effects of commercialization and industrialization. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
HIS 072BWomen & Gender in America, 1865-Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). History of women and gender in America since 1865, emphasizing intersections of gender, race, class, and sexuality. Covers emancipation, migration, immigration, war, media, same-sex and opposite-sex relationships, and the birth control, suffrage, labor, civil rights, feminist, and anti-feminist movements. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
HIS 080The History of the United States in the Middle East (2) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s). History of the United States in the Middle East from 1900 to the present. Examination of U.S. foreign relations toward the Middle East, their regional ramifications and domestic repercussions. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WC. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
HIS 080WThe History of the United States in the Middle East (2) Active
Lecture/Discussion—1 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Must enroll in HIS 080 concurrently. History of the United States in the Middle East from 1900 to the present. Examination of U.S. foreign relations toward the Middle East, their regional ramifications and domestic repercussions with extensive writing. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
HIS 085Nature, Man, & the Machine in America (4) Active
Seminar—4 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. History of the attitudes and behavior of Americans toward their natural environment and their technology, from colonial times to the present. No final examination. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
HIS 090Research in History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Emphasis on primary sources and archival research. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
HIS 092Internship in History (1-12) Active
Internship—1-12 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Supervised internship and study as a historian, archivist, curator, or an in another history-related capacity, in an approved organization or institution. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 098Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Primarily for lower division students. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 099Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 100Selected Topics in History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Selected Topics in History may be organized around a particular geography (e.g., the Balkans), a chronological framework (e.g., the 1960s around the world) or a thematic approach (e.g., the rise of ethnic or racial identities in a particular region). May be repeated for credit when topic differs. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
HIS 101Introduction to Historical Thought & Writing (5) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s); Term Paper. Study of the history of historical thought and writing, analysis of critical and speculative philosophies of history and evaluation of modes of organization, interpretation, and style in historical writing. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 102AUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Ancient (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Ancient. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102BUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Medieval (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Medieval. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102DUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Modern Europe to 1815 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Modern Europe to 1815. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102EUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Europe Since 1815 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Europe since 1815. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102FUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Russia (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Russia. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102GUndergraduate Proseminar in History: China to 1800 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. China to 1800. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102HUndergraduate Proseminar in History: China Since 1800 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. China since 1800. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102IUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Britain (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Britain. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102JUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Latin America Since 1810 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Latin America since 1810. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102KUndergraduate Proseminar in History: American History to 1787 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. American History to 1787. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102LUndergraduate Proseminar in History: United States, 1787-1896 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. United States, 1787-1896. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102MUndergraduate Proseminar in History: United States Since 1896 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. United States since 1896. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102NUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Japan (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Japan. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102OUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Africa (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Africa. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102PUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Christianity & Culture in Europe, 50-1850 (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Christianity and Culture in Europe, 50-1850. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102QUndergraduate Proseminar in History: India (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. India. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102RUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Muslim Societies (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Muslim Societies. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 102SUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Education Abroad Program (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Education Abroad Program; taught abroad. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2006 Spring Quarter.
HIS 102XUndergraduate Proseminar in History: Comparative History (5) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Limited enrollment. Designed primarily for history majors. Intensive reading, discussion, research, and writing in selected topics in the various fields of history. Comparative History, selected topics in cultural, political, economic, and social history that deal comparatively with more than one geographic field. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 103Topics in Historical Research (4) Active
Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Individual research resulting in a research paper on a specific topic in one of various fields of history. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 104AIntroduction to Historical Research & Interpretation (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into History Department Honors Program. Directed reading and research aimed at preparing students to select appropriate topics and methodologies for a senior honors essay and to situate their topics within a meaningful, broad context of historical interpretations. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 104BHonors Thesis (4) Active
Tutorial—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 104A. Research in preparation of a senior honors thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2002 Winter Quarter.
HIS 104CHonors Thesis (4) Active
Tutorial—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 104A; HIS 104B. Completion of a senior honors thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor. (Letter.) GE credit: WE. Effective: 2002 Spring Quarter.
HIS 105Teaching History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Teaching of American and world history at the K-12 level. Emphasis on introducing college students to the multiple ways in which history is taught, and on understanding how history education is determined. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
HIS 107Medicine's Histories: Human & Veterinary Medicine from the Ancient World to One Health (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Project (Term Project). Global, comparative study of the related histories of human and veterinary medicine from the ancient world to today's interdisciplinary One Health. Emphasis on reintegration of human and veterinary medicine to meet the biggest health challenges today. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS. Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
HIS 108Global Environmental History (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Project (Term Project). Global, comparative study of how environmental change, human perceptions of nature, and manipulations of nature have changed over time. Primary focus post-1500, emphasis on critically analyzing many common ideas of environmental change. Not open for credit to students who have taken HIS 109A. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
HIS 109Environmental Change, Disease & Public Health (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Project (Term Project). Analysis of environmental changes from pre-history to the present and their influence on disease distribution, virulence and public health. Focus on critical study of many human-driven environmental changes and the accelerated transformation/spread of pathogens under globalization. Not open for credit to students who have taken HIS 109B. (Same course as SAS 109.) (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL, SS, WC. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 110Themes in World History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing recommended. Topics will emphasize the interaction of diverse regions of the world as well as common patterns of historical change. May be repeated for credit when instructor and/or topic differs. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 110AColonialism & the Making of the Modern World (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of the modern world, focusing on struggles between Europeans and colonized peoples; the global formation of capitalism; the creation of nation-states; and the constitution of bourgeois bodies and racial selves in modern societies. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.
HIS 111AAncient History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). History of ancient empires of the Near East and of their historical legacy to the Western world. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 111BAncient History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Political, cultural and intellectual study of the Greek world from Minoan-Mycenaean period to end of Hellenistic Age. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 111CAncient History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Development of Rome from earliest times. Rise and fall of the Roman Republic; the Empire to 476 A.D. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 112ATopics in Pre-Modern Jewish History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Topics in the history of Jews from the Biblical era to the eras of Jewish emancipation. Topics can be framed chronologically (eg., medieval Jewry) or thematically (eg., trade and Jewish communities). May be repeated once for credit. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 112BTopics in Modern Jewish History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Topics in the history of Jews from the era of Jewish emancipation to the present. Topics can be framed chronologically or thematically (eg. Zionism, assimilation, the post Holocaust Diaspora). May be repeated once for credit. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 112CHistory of Jews in the Muslim World (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of Jewish communities in the lands of Islam from the time of the Prophet Muhammad to the present day. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 113History of Modern Israel (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Topics include the rise and fall of utopian Zionism, the century-long struggle between Jews and Arabs, the development of modern Hebrew culture, the conflict between religious and secular Jews, and the nature of Israel's multicultural society. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2004 Spring Quarter.
HIS 115AHistory of West Africa (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 015 recommended. West and Central Africa from 1500 to the present. Origins and impact of precolonial states and societies, the trans-Atlantic slave trade, colonialism, decolonization, nationalism, and changes in religions, politics, economics, gender, and culture. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
HIS 115BHistory of East Africa & the Indian Ocean (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 015 recommended. Eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean world from 1500 to the present. Origins and impact of precolonial states and societies, slavery, trade, colonialism, decolonization, nationalism, and changes in religions, politics, economics, gender, and culture. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
HIS 115CHistory of Southern Africa from Exploration to the Rainbow Nation (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 015 recommended. Southern Africa from 1500 to the present. Origins and impact of precolonial states and societies, European colonization, industrialization, urbanization, nationalism, apartheid, and changes in religions, politics, economics, gender, and culture. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
HIS 115DPostcolonial Africa (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 015 recommended. Survey of social, political, cultural and economic change in African societies since the ending of European colonial rule in the 20th century. Themes include development, health and medicine, war and conflict, urbanization, global and inter-continental migration, and family and gender. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
HIS 115ESlavery, Africa, & the Atlantic World (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of the African Slave trades, from the early Egyptian and Saharan trades in the pre-modern period to the trans-Atlantic trade (15th-19th century) and the contemporary trafficking of humans. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 115FHistory of Modern North Africa, 1800 to the Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya (the Maghrib), 1800 to the present. Topics include conquest and pacification, reform movements, the rise of nationalism, decolonization, state capitalism, economic liberalization, Islamism, democratization and human rights, the interplay of history and memory. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
HIS 116African History: Special Themes (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 015 recommended. Themes of African history, such as African states and empires, slave trade, relationship of Egypt to rest of Africa, Bantu origins and migrations, and French policy of Assimilation and Association. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 119World War I (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. The First World War and the settlement that followed from 1914-1919. Causes, conduct, and consequences of the war including military, political, economic, social, and cultural factors, with special emphasis on connections between the home front and the battlefield. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
HIS 120World War II (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. The Second World War from 1931 to 1945 in all of its theaters. Causes, conduct, and consequences of the war including military, political, economic, social, and cultural factors, with special emphasis on battlefield strategy and mobilization of the home front. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
HIS 121AMedieval History (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). European history from "the fall of the Roman Empire" to the 8th century. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 121BMedieval History (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). European history from Charlemagne to the 12th century. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 121CMedieval History (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). European history from the Crusades to the Renaissance. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 122Selected Themes in Medieval History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Each offering will focus on single major theme, such as medieval agrarian history, feudalism, the family, medieval Italy, or the Crusades. Readings include original sources in English translation and modern works. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 125Topics in Early Modern European History (4) Active
Discussion/Laboratory—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Social and cultural history, 1300-1800. Topics such as medieval and Renaissance Italy, early modern Italy, Ancient Regime France, family and sexuality, and material culture and daily life. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
HIS 126YThe History of Human Rights in Europe (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion—1 hour(s). History of the origins, development, and state of international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law (IHRL) in Europe. Emphasis on Enlightenment-era and modern theories of the source, utility, and limits of human rights. (Same course as HMR 162Y.) (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WC. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 130AChristianity & Culture in Europe: 50-1450 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). History of the ideas and institutions of Christianity and their impact on the late Roman Empire and medieval Europe in terms of outlook on life, art, politics and economics. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 130BChristianity & Culture in Europe: 1450-1600 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). History of the Lutheran, Zwinglian-Calvinist, Radical, Anglican, and Catholic Reformations as foundation stones of a new culture in Europe, with special attention to the interconnections between the revival of antiquity and the different reform movements. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 130CChristianity & Culture in Europe: 1600-1850 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Survey of the intellectual, cultural and political reorientation of European society in the aftermath of the Wars of Religion. "Secularization" will be discussed in the context of the Enlightenment and Romanticism. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 131AEarly Modern European History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Western European history from about 1350 to about 1500. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 131BEuropean History During the Renaissance & Reformation (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of European society, politics, and culture from the late 15th through the early 17th centuries, with particular focus on the Italian and Northern Renaissance, on the Protestant Reformation, and the Catholic Counter Reformation. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 131CThe Old Regime: Absolution, Enlightenment & Revolution in Europe (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of European society, politics, and culture in the 17th and 18th centuries, focusing on religious warfare, absolutism, Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment and the growth of religious tolerance, the French Revolution and the collapse of the old regime. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 132Crime & Punishment in Early Modern Europe (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Deviance and crime in early modern Europe, contrasting imaginary crimes, e.g. witchcraft, with "real" crimes such as highway robbery and infanticide. Examines impact of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and class in processes of criminalization. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 133European Thought and Culture from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of European thought on politics, society, science, and religion from 1400 to 1800. Cultural impact of printing press, Protestant Reformation, wars, exploration, and empire. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2018 Spring Quarter.
HIS 133European Thought & Culture from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of European thought on politics, society, science, and religion from 1400 to 1800. Cultural impact of printing press, Protestant Reformation, wars, exploration, and empire. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC. Effective: 2019 Summer Session 1.
HIS 134AThe Age of Revolution (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Ideas and institutions during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 135AHistory of Science to the 18th Century (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of the historical development of science, technology, and medicine from the ancient world to the 18th century, with special emphasis on Isaac Newton as the culmination of the 17th-century scientific revolution. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 135BHistory of Science, 18th to 20th Centuries (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of the historical development of scientific thought in geology, biology, chemistry, physics, and cosmology from the 18th to the 20th century, with special emphasis on emergence of broad explanatory principles that serve more than one science. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 136Scientific Revolution (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of science in Western Europe (1400-1750). Investigates the changing definitions of science in the age of Copernicus, Versalius, Harvey, Galileo and Newton. Considers the evolution of new ideas about nature, experiment, observation, and scientific theory. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 136Scientific Revolution (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. The rise of modern science in Europe, 1500–1750. The transformation of ideas about nature, knowledge, medicine, and technology in the age of Copernicus, Vesalius, Galileo, Descartes, and Newton. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS. Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
HIS 138AThe Rise of the Russian Empire, 1304-1825 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Expansion of the Russian state in Muscovite and imperial era. Emphasis on autocratic rule, the incorporation of non-Russian peoples, and emergence of Russia as a Great Power. Only 2 units of credit will be allowed to students who have completed former HIS 137B. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 138BReform & Revolution in Tsarist Russia, 1825-1917 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Processes of state reform and social change in the 19th century; failure of reform and collapse of the Russian Empire; the revolutions of 1917. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 138CRussian History: The Rise & Fall of the Soviet Union, 1917 to Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Emergence of the Soviet Union as a socialist system and a Great Power; the decline and collapse of the Soviet Union and the formation of independent nation states in its place. Not open for credit to students who have completed former HIS 137C. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 139AMedieval & Renaissance Medicine (4) Active
Discussion/Laboratory—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of medicine, circa 1000-1700. Revival of ancient medicine; role of the universities; development of anatomy, chemistry and natural history; ideas about the body; cultural understanding of disease; hospital and the public health system. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 139BMedicine, Society, & Culture in Modern Europe (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Term Paper. History of European medicine, 18th to 20th centuries, by examining the development of medical knowledge in epidemiology and anatomy; function of this knowledge, how it changed with technological breakthroughs and professionalization;and role of medicine in attitudes toward poverty, women, race, disease. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 140The Rise of Capitalism in Europe (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Comparative analysis of major interpretations of the rise of merchant capitalism during the Middle Ages and Renaissance; European expansion overseas, 1450-1815; the transition to modern capitalism via industrial revolution. Interplay of social, political, cultural, and economic history. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 141France Since 1815 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. France since 1815. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 142AHistory of the Holocaust (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Topics include comparative genocide, medieval and modern antisemitism, modern German history, the rise of Nazism, Jewish life in Europe before the Nazi period, and the fate of the Jewish communities and other persecuted groups in Europe from 1933-1945. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 142BThe Memory of the Holocaust (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Examination of the literary, philosophical, theological and artistic responses to the Holocaust of the European Jews. Exploration of how memory is constructed, by whom and for what purposes. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 143History of Eastern Europe & the Balkans (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). History of the Baltic, Danubian, and Balkan lands since the Middle Ages. National cultures and conflicts in the Polish Commonwealth and the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires; nationalist movements, 1789-1914; the 20th century, including an analysis of the contemporary scene. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 144AHistory of Germany, 1450 to 1789 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Survey of early modern Germany, 1450 to 1789, covering the theology and social history of the Reformation, the Peasants War of 1525, religious warfare, state building and absolutism, the rise of Prussia, Austro-Prussian dualism, and the German Enlightenment. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 144BHistory of Germany since 1789 (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. History of the German lands in the age of the French Revolution; 19th-century liberalism, nationalism, and industrialization; the World Wars, National Socialism, and the Holocaust; east and west Germany in the Cold War; the post-reunification scene. Not open for credit to students who have completed former HIS 144. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 145War & Revolution in Europe: 1789-1918 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of revolutionary movements, international crises, and wars in Europe from the French Revolution to World War I. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 146AEurope in the 20th Century (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of the history of Europe from 1919 to 1939. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 146BEurope in the 20th Century (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of the history of Europe since 1939. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 147AEuropean Intellectual History: 1800-1870 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. European thought in the early industrial era. Shifting cultural frameworks, from romanticism to scientism; liberal and socialist reactions to social change. Focus on the work of Goethe, Hegel, J.S. Mill, Marx, Darwin and Flaubert. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 147BEuropean Intellectual History: 1870-1920 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Cultural and intellectual watershed of the late-19th and early-20th centuries. Emergence of modern art and literature; psychoanalysis and the new social sciences. Focus on the work of Baudelaire, Wagner, Nietzsche, Freud, Weber and Kafka. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 147CEuropean Intellectual History: 1920-1970 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. European thought and culture since World War I. Coverage includes: literature and politics; Communism and Western Marxism; Fascism; Existentialism; Structuralism; Feminism. Particular attention to Lenin, Brecht, Hitler, Sartre, Camus, Beckett, Marcuse, Foucault, Woolf and de Beauvoir. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 148AWomen & Society in Europe: 1500-1789 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Roles and perceptions of women from the Renaissance to the French Revolution. Emphasis on social and economic factors as well as on discussions of women in the writings of political theorists and social commentators. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 148BWomen & Society in Europe: 1789-1920 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Roles and perceptions of women from the French Revolution to World War I, primarily in France and England. Emphasis on social and economic developments within a loosely chronological and comparative framework. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 148CWomen in Society in Europe: 1914-Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of 20th-century Europe from the perspective of women and the family, and of sexual and gender relations. Emphasis on the impact on women of major events and movements, such as World War I, fascism, Soviet communism, World War II, the welfare state, feminism, and mass culture. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 149Comparative Cultural History of Modern Britain & France, 1880-1914 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Cultural comparison of the histories of Britain and France during the fin de siecle. Addresses cultural debates of the period (including gender, race, class) and the practices of cultural history. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1999 Winter Quarter.
HIS 151AEngland: The Middle Ages (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Origins of England to the accession of the Lancastrians. Survey includes: impact of Norman Conquest on Anglo-Saxon institutions; rise of the Church, common law, parliament, and the economy; thought, arts, and literature to the age of Chaucer and Wyclif. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 151BEngland: The Early Modern Centuries (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. From Lancaster and York to the Glorious Revolution. Includes growth of the Church of England; beginnings of modern worldwide economy; rise of the gentry and parliament; thought, arts, and literature in the times of More, Shakespeare, Hobbes, Wren, and Newton. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 151C18th-Century England (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. English history from the Glorious Revolution to the French Revolution. Examination of the transformation of one of Europe's most politically unstable kingdoms into the firmly established constitutional monarchy which provided an environment fit to engender the industrial revolution. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 151DIndustrial England (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. English history from Waterloo to the Battle of Britain; the rise and continuance of the first industrial nation, examining the transformation of landed to class society, oligarchy to democracy and bureaucracy, Bentham to Bloomsbury, empire to commonwealth. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 158Special Topics in Latin American History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Topics in the history of Latin America. Topics may be framed geographically (e.g., Central America), chronologically (e.g., The Cold War) or thematically (e.g., environmental history). May be repeated up to 3 Time(s) when topic differs. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 159Women & Gender in Latin American History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Roles of women and men in the history of Latin America, with an emphasis on the intersection of gender with racial and class categories. Introduction to the theoretical premises of women’s and gender history. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 160Spain & America in the 16th Century (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Atlantic world in the 16th century, particularly the transcultural and reciprocal social and economic relations between Spain and America in the course of colonization. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 161Human Rights in Latin America (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of the origins, denial and protection of Human Rights in Latin America. Emphasis on dictatorships, political violence, social resistance, democracy, justice, accountability, truth commissions, memory. (Same course as HMR 161.) (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2015 Spring Quarter.
HIS 162History of the Andean Region (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). History of the Andean region, the area that now comprises modern Peru, Bolivia, and Chile, from the beginning of human settlement to the present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 163AHistory of Brazil (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). The history of colonial and imperial Brazil from 1500 to 1889. Written reports. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 163BHistory of Brazil (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). The history of the Brazilian republic from 1889 to the present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 164History of Chile (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Emphasis on the history of Chilean political economy from 1930 to the present. Various strategies of development (modernization, Marxism, Neo-Liberalism); the rise of mass politics; the course of foreign relations; and the richness of Chilean literature. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 165Latin American Social Revolutions (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Major social upheavals since 1900 in selected Latin American nations; similarities and differences in cause, course, and consequence. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 166AHistory of Mexico to 1848 (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Political, economic, and social development of pre-Columbian, colonial and national Mexico to 1848. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 166BHistory of Mexico since 1848 (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). History of Mexico from 1848 to the present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 167Modern Latin American Cultural & Intellectual History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Introduce to the cultural and intellectual history of modern Latin America including architecture, cinema, painting, music and literature. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 168History of Inter-American Relations (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Diplomatic history of Latin America since independence, intra-Latin American relations, relations with the United States, participation in international organizations, and communism in Latin America. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 169AMexican-American History (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Economic, social, religious, cultural and political development of the Spanish-speaking population of the Southwestern United States from about 1800 to 1910. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 169BMexican-American History (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Role of the Mexican and Mexican-American or Chicano in the economy, politics, religion, culture and society of the Southwestern United States since 1910. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 170AColonial America (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Colonial society from 1607 to the American Revolution, with emphasis on European expansion, political, social and economic foundations, colonial thought and culture, and imperial rivalry. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 170BThe American Revolution (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Analysis of the Revolutionary epoch with emphasis on the structure of British colonial policy, the rise of revolutionary movements, the War for Independence and its consequences, and the Confederation period. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 170CThe Early National Period, 1789-1815 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Political and social history of the American republic from the adoption of the Constitution through the War of 1812 and its consequences. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 171AJacksonian America (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Political and social history of the United States from the end of the War of 1812 to the Compromise of 1850. How the market revolution transformed American life, and led the nation towards war. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 171ASlavery, Society & Expansion in the Early U.S. (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Political, social, economic history of early-19th century U.S. emphasizing slavery and expansion. The internal slave trade, the settlement of the Mississippi Valley and Far West, transformed economic and social relations, new reform movements. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2019 Fall Quarter.
HIS 171BCivil War Era (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Examination of the political and social history of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the end of the Civil War in 1865. Causes of the war the war itself and the problems of reconstruction after the war. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
HIS 171BFThe Civil War in American Film (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s); Film Viewing. Prerequisite(s): HIS 171B (can be concurrent); HIS 171B required concurrently. Viewing and discussion of films with short writing assignments. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: AH, SS. Effective: 1998 Winter Quarter.
HIS 171CReconstruction, America’s Second Founding (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. After the U.S. Civil War, from 1865 to 1876. Emphasis on end of slavery; expansion of civil rights, voting rights, and birthright citizenship; overthrow of biracial Southern governments; segregation and disfranchisement; culture of reconciliation. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH. Effective: 2017 Spring Quarter.
HIS 171DSelected Themes in 19th-Century American History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Interpretative overview of a single topic in the history of the United States in the 19th century. Sample topics include social history, the 1850s, and southern history. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when topic differs. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 172American Environmental History (4) Review all entries Historical
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper—1 hour(s). Examination of changing relations between people and nature in the area of the current United States from pre-Columbian times to the present. Topics include ecological change; perceptions of nature; social conflicts over "proper" uses of nature; environmental movement. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Winter Quarter.
HIS 172American Environmental History (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. American history through connections between people and nature, pre-Columbus to climate change. Native America; conquest; epidemics; extinctions; industrialization; pollution; environmentalism; climate change and global warming; ideas of nature. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.
HIS 173Becoming an American: Immigration & American Culture (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Introduction to the wide range of immigrant experiences and cycles of nativism that have shaped American culture in the 20th century. From novels, memoirs and films, students will explore how external and internal immigration has created a multicultural society. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 174AThe Gilded Age & Progressive Era: United States, 1876-1917 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. US history and the construction of modern America from the end of Reconstruction to US entry into World War I. Includes Southern redemption, Western incorporation, electoral corruption, labor movements, Populism, Progressivism, women's suffrage, US imperial expansion, and immigration restriction. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 174ADEmergence of Modern America: Discussion (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 174A (can be concurrent); HIS 174A required concurrently. Intensive discussion of topics and readings for HIS 174A. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 174BWar, Prosperity, & Depression: United States, 1917-1945 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. America's emergence as a world power, the business culture of the 1920s, the New Deal and World War II. Emphasis on such issues as government regulation of the economy, welfare capitalism, and class, racial, ethnic, and gender conflicts. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 174BDAmerica in War, Prosperity & Depression: Discussion (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 174B (can be concurrent); HIS 174B required concurrently. Intensive discussion of topics and readings for HIS 174B. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 174CThe United States Since World War II, 1945 to the Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. America's struggle to respond to new complexities in foreign relations, social tensions, family changes and media. Emphasis on such topics as: Cold War; anticommunist crusade; civil rights, feminist and environmentalist movement; New Left; counterculture; Vietnam; Watergate; and the moral majority. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 174CDThe United States Since World War II: Discussion (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 174C (can be concurrent); HIS 174C required concurrently. Intensive discussion of topics and readings for HIS 174C. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 174DSelected Themes in 20th-Century American History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Interpretive overview of a single topic in the history of the United States in the 20th century with attention to the phases and processes of historical change. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when topic differs. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 174DDSelected Themes in 20th-Century American History: Discussion (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 174D (can be concurrent); HIS 174D required concurrently. Intensive discussion of topics and readings for HIS 174D. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Fall Quarter.
HIS 175American Intellectual History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Exploration of the ideas that have shaped politics and society in the United States from colonial times to the present. Topics include American liberalism, republicanism, democracy, constitutionalism, communitarianism, utopianism, pragmatism, feminism, Darwinism, nationalism, conservatism, and economics. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 176ACultural & Social History of United States (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Study of social and cultural forces in American society in the 19th century with emphasis on social structure, work and leisure, socialization and the family, social reform movements and changes in cultural values. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 176BCultural & Social History of United States (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Study of social and cultural forces in American society in the 20th century with emphasis on social structure, work and leisure, socialization and the family, social reform movements and changes in cultural values. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 177AHistory of Black People & American Race Relations: 1450-1860 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of black people in the United States from the African background to Reconstruction. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2010 Winter Quarter.
HIS 177BHistory of Black People & American Race Relations: 1860-Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of black people and race relations from 1860-present. Emphasis on Civil War, Reconstruction, Segregation, Age of Accommodation, black nationalism, urbanization, civil rights, and changing ideology of race relations. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2010 Winter Quarter.
HIS 178Race In America 1492-1865 (5) Review all entries Discontinued
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper—1 hour(s). (Letter.) Effective: 2002 Fall Quarter.
HIS 178Water in the West: Environment & Politics in America's Arid Lands (4) Review all entries Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Politics and environmental consequences of water development in the arid western United States since 1848, with emphasis on California and western rivers, including the Colorado, Columbia, Missouri, and Mississippi. Irrigated settlement, the making of state and federal water law and bureaucracy, urban vs. rural competition, Native water rights, growth of irrigation technologies, groundwater overdraft, wildlife impacts. One half-day field trip required. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, WE. Effective: 2019 Summer Session 1.
HIS 179Asian American History, 1850-Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Historical experience of people of Asian ancestry in the United States from the mid-19th century to the present. Migration, labor, community formation, race relations, women and gender, popular culture. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 180ANAmerican Political History, 1789-1896 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Growth of American politics from the birth of the republic to the end of the 19th century. Development of political parties, the expanding electorate, and how social issues such as slavery shaped the political process. Not open for credit to students who have completed HIS 180A. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 180BNAmerican Political History, 1896-present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Politics in the United States from 1896 to the present. Topics include race and partisan politics; communism and anti-communism; the New Deal and the centralization of government; and the rise of the imperial presidency. Not open for credit to students who have taken HIS 180A or HIS 180C. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 180CThe Fight for the Right to Vote (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of the struggle for voting rights from the colonial period to the present. Emphasis on the struggle for inclusion by African Americans, women, Latinos, and other groups. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 181Religion in American History to 1890 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. American religious history from colonization through the Gilded Age. Topics include religious diversity in America; native American religion; Protestant evangelism; gender and religion; religion and bigotry; African American religion; religion in the Civil War; and religion’s response to modernization. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 182Gender & Justice in American History (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Intersection of gender and law in North America from the colonial period through the 20th century. Topics include witchcraft, suffrage, child custody, protective labor laws, regulation of sexuality. Analysis of legal change, trials, and cultural influences. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 183AThe Frontier Experience: Trans-Mississippi West (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). The fur trade, western exploration and transportation, the Oregon Country, the Greater Southwest and the Mexican War, the Mormons, mining discovery, and the West during the Civil War. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 183BThe Frontier Experience: Trans-Mississippi West (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Spread of the mining kingdom, the range cattle industry, Indian-military affairs, settlement of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Regions and political organization of the West. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 184History of Sexuality in America (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. History of sexuality in America from pre-European through the late-20th century. Topics include birth control, marriage, sexual violence, prostitution, inter-racial relationships, heterosexuality and homosexuality, the feminist, gay, and lesbian liberation movements, AIDS, commercialization of sexuality. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
HIS 185AHistory of Science in America (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Survey of the European background. Study of American scientific institutions, ideas, personalities, creative processes in science, and of relationships between society and science from colonial times to present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 185BHistory of Technology in America (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s). Study of American technology, emphasizing biographical approach to historical understanding of technological change, creative processes, institutions, ideas, and relationships between technology and society from colonial times to present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 187History of US Foreign Relations in the 20th Century (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Rise of the U.S. to superpower standing during the 20th century, from colonialism to the war on terror, including political, diplomatic, cultural, and economic activities of both US government and private American agencies beyond U.S. borders. (Letter.) GE credit: SS, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 188America in the 1960s (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing/Discussion—1 hour(s). Tumult and upheaval in American politics, culture, and society 1961-1969. Civil rights; Vietnam, the draft and the anti-war movement; rock and roll and the counterculture; modern feminism; modern conservatism; student movements; urban unrest and insurrection. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
HIS 189California History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. California history from the pre-colonial period to the present including dispossession of California's Indians, political economy of the Spanish and Mexican periods, Gold Rush effects, industrialization, Hollywood, water politics, World War II, Proposition 13, and the emergence of Silicon Valley. Not open for credit to students who have completed two of HIS 189A, HIS 189B, HIS 189C. (Letter.) GE credit: ACGH, AH, DD, SS, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 190AMiddle Eastern History I: The Rise of Islam, 600-1000 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Middle Eastern history from the rise of Islam to the disintegration of the Abbasid Caliphate; the formative centuries of a civilization. Politics and religion, conquest and conversion, arts and sciences, Christians, Jews and Muslims, gender and sexuality, orthodoxy and heterodoxy. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2009 Fall Quarter.
HIS 190BMiddle Eastern History II: The Age of the Crusades, 1001-1400 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Middle Eastern history during the age of the Crusades and Mongol invasions. The idea of holy war, the Crusades, the Mongols as the bearers of Chinese arts, nomads and sedentary life, feudalism, mysticism, slavery, women in the medieval Middle East. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2009 Fall Quarter.
HIS 190CMiddle Eastern History III: The Ottomans, 1401-1730 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Middle Eastern history from the foundation of the Ottoman Empire on the borderlands of Byzantine Anatolia through its expansion into Europe, Asia, and Africa, creating a new cultural synthesis including the Arab, Greek, Islamic, Mongol, Persian, Slavic, and Turkish traditions. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 190DMiddle Eastern History IV: Safavids Iran, 1300-1720 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Middle Eastern history focusing on Safavid Empire (present-day Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, up to Georgia), beginning with the origins of the dynasty as a powerful religious family, to the establishment of the Empire, focusing on Social, Religious, Economic, and Political History. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2012 Fall Quarter.
HIS 191AClassical China (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. History of Chinese civilization from its origins through the establishment of city states and the flowering of classical philosophy, to the rise and fall of the First Empire. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 191BHigh Imperial China (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Political disunion and the influx of Buddhism; reunification under the great dynasties of T'ang, Sung, and Ming with analysis of society, culture and thought. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 191CLate Imperial China (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 009A or upper division standing recommended. Patterns and problems of Chinese life traced through the Ming and Ching dynasties (c.15001800), prior to the confrontation with the West in the Opium War. Readings include primary sources and novels portraying elite ethos as well as popular culture. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 191D19th-Century China: The Empire Confronts the West (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 009A or upper division standing recommended. Decline and fall of the Chinese Empire, with particular attention to the social and political crises of the 19th century, and the response of government officials, intellectuals, and ordinary people to the increasing pressures of Western imperialism. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 191EThe Chinese Revolution (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing recommended. Analysis of China's cultural and political transformation from Confucian empire into Communist state. Emphasis on emergence and triumph of peasant revolutionary strategy (to 1949), with some attention to its implications for post-revolutionary culture and politics. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 191FHistory of the People's Republic of China (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing recommended. Comprehensive analysis of recent Chinese history, including land reform, the Cultural Revolution, the post-Mao era, and the consequences of the new economic policies of the 1980s. Not open for credit to students who have completed HIS 190C. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 191GSpecial Topics in Chinese History to 1800 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): HIS 009A recommended. Topics in the history of China from the beginning of the imperial period through the high Qing dynasty. Topics may be framed chronologically (e.g.,the Ming Dynasty) or thematically (e.g., Trade in early Chinese history). May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when topic differs. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 191HSpecial Topics in Chinese History after 1800 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): HIS 009A recommended. Topics in the history of China since 1800. Topics may be framed chronologically (e.g., The Republican Period (1911-1948)) or thematically (e.g., The Modern Evolution of Chinese Law). May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when topics differs. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
HIS 191JSex & Society in Modern Chinese History (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Role of sex, gender, and family relations in the development of Chinese politics, society, and personal life in the modern period, 1900-present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2015 Winter Quarter.
HIS 192Internship in History (1-12) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Enrollment dependant on availability of intern positions, with priority to History majors. Supervised internship and study as historian, archivist, curator, or in another history-related capacity, in an approved organization or institution. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 193AHistory of the Modern Middle East, 1750-1914 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 006 recommended. State and society within the Middle East from 1750 to 1914 under pressure of the changing world economy and European imperialism. Themes: colonialism, Orientalism, intellectual renaissance, Islamic reform, state-formation, role of subaltern groups. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 193BHistory of the Modern Middle East, From 1914 (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Middle East from the turn of the 20th century to the present. Themes include the legacy of imperialism, cultural renaissance, the World Wars, nationalism, Palestine/Israel, Islamic revival, gender, revolutionary movements, politics of oil and war, cultural modernism,exile and diaspora. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Winter Quarter.
HIS 193CThe Middle East Environment: Historical Change & Current Challenges (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Project (Term Project). Examines Middle East environment and human use of nature over last 10,000 years. Introduction to desert ecology, environmental history and current environmental problems. Case Studies of Egypt, Maghreb countries, Arabian peninsula/Gulf countries, desertification, water, indigenous knowledge, and national parks. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 193DHistory of Modern Iran, From 1850 to Present (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): HIS 006 recommended. Modern Iran from the mid 19th century to the present. Themes include the legacy of imperialism, cultural renaissance, the World Wars, nationalism, modernization, Islamic revival, gender, revolutionary movements, politics of oil and war. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, VL, WC, WE. Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
HIS 194AAristocratic & Feudal Japan (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper; Discussion. Broad survey of the cultural, social, religious, and political aspects of Japanese history from mythological times through the 16th century emphasizing comparison of the organizations, values, and beliefs associated with the aristocratic and feudal periods. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 194BEarly Modern Japan (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper/Discussion. Survey of the cultural, social, economic,and political aspects of Japanese history from the 17th through the 19th centuries emphasizing the development of those patterns of thought and political organization with which Japan met the challenge of the nineteenth-century Western expansionism. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 194CModern Japan (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper/Discussion. Survey of the cultural, social, economic, and political aspects of Japanese history in the 20th century emphasizing labor and social movements, militarism and the Pacific war, and the emergence of Japan as a major economic power. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 194DBusiness & Labor in Modern Japan (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of labor and management relations in Japan from the mid-18th century to the present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 194EEducation & Technology in Modern Japan (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Survey of education and technology in Japan from the mid-18th century to the present. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 195BHistory of Modern Korea (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion/Laboratory—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Upper division standing recommended. History of Modern Korea, from Yi dynasty period to 1990s. Covers the political and socioeconomic changes in 19th century, modernization under Japanese colonialism, postwar economic growth and effects of the Cold War. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
HIS 195CA History of Vietnam (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Overview of Vietnamese history: early state formation in Southeast Asia; expansion/contention in the 17th and 18th centuries; colonial period; war with the US; and post-war developments (with an emphasis on relations with China and the US). (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
HIS 196AMedieval India (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of history of India in the millennium preceding arrival of British in the 18th century, focusing on interaction of the civilizations of Hinduism and Islam and on the changing nature of the state. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 196BModern India (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Survey of cultural, social, economic, and political aspects of South Asian history from arrival of the British in the 18th century to formation of new independent states-India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan in the 20th century. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, SS, WC, WE. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 197TTutoring in History (2) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Enrolled as a History major with senior standing and consent of department chairperson. Tutoring of students in lower division courses. Weekly meeting with instructors in charge of courses. Written reports on methods and materials required. No final examination. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Upper division standing. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201ASources & General Literature of History: Ancient (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Ancient. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201BSources & General Literature of History: Medieval (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Medieval. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201CSources & General Literature of History: Renaissance & Reformation (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Renaissance & Reformation. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201DSources & General Literature of History: Early Modern Europe (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Early Modern Europe. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201ESources & General Literature of History: Europe Since 1815 (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history.(E)Europe since 1815. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201FSources & General Literature of History: China to 1880 (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. China to 1880. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201GSources & General Literature of History: China Since 1880 (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. China since 1880. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201HSources & General Literature of History: Britain (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Britain. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201ISources & General Literature of History: Latin America Since 1810 (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Latin America since 1810. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201JSources & General Literature of History: American History to 1787 (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. American History to 1787. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201KSources & General Literature of History: United States, 1787-1896 (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. United States, 1787-1896. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201LSources & General Literature of History: United States Since 1896 (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. United States since 1896. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201MSources & General Literature of History: Middle East (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Addresses various theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the Modern Middle East. Survey Modern Middle East historiography in light of theoretical innovations such as post-Orientalism, World Systems theory, and postcolonial theory. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2011 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201NSources & General Literature of History: Modern Japan (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Modern Japan. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201PSources & General Literature of History: African Historiography (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. African Historiography. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2005 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201QSources & General Literature of History: Cross-Cultural Women's History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Cross-Cultural Women's History. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201SSources & General Literature of History: History of Science & Medicine (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. History of Science and Medicine. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201TSources & General Literature of History: Jewish History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Jewish History. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 201WSources & General Literature of History: Advanced Topics in World History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Advanced Topics in World History. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Spring Quarter.
HIS 201XSources & General Literature of History: World History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Designed primarily for students preparing for higher degrees in history.(X)World History. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202AMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: Ancient (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. Ancient. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202BMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: Medieval Europe (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. Medieval Europe. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202CMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: Modern Europe (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. Modern Europe. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202DMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: India (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. India. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202EMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: India (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. Africa. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202FMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: China (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. China. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202GMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: Japan (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. Japan. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202HMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: United States (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. United States. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 202IMajor Issues in Historical Interpretation: Latin America (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing. Fundamental issues and debates in the study of history. Latin America. Readings, papers, and class reports. May be repeated for credit when subject differs. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 203AResearch Seminar (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Tutorial—1 hour(s). Designed for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Individual research and analysis resulting in substantial research paper of publishable quality. Completion required of all Ph.D. candidates. The three courses must be taken in continuous sequence, ordinarily during second year. (Letter.) Effective: 2003 Fall Quarter.
HIS 203BResearch Seminar (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Tutorial—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 203A. Designed for students preparing for higher degrees in history. Individual research and analysis resulting in substantial research paper of publishable quality. Completion required of all Ph.D. candidates. The three courses must be taken in continuous sequence, ordinarily during second year. (Letter.) Effective: 2004 Winter Quarter.
HIS 203CResearch Seminar (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Tutorial—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 203A. Designed for students preparing for higher degrees in History. Individual research and analysis resulting in substantial research paper of publishable quality. Completion required of all Ph.D. candidates. The three courses must be taken in continuous sequence, ordinarily during second year. (Letter.) Effective: 2004 Spring Quarter.
HIS 204Historiography (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Major issues in the philosophy and methodology of history. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 221Medieval History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 121A, HIS 121B, HIS 121C recommended. Topics in the history of medieval and early Renaissance Europe. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 245Modern European History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 201E. Primary sources and research methodologies in the history of modern France and Germany. May be repeated once for credit. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s). (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 261Latin American History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Two courses in Latin American history; reading knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 271AUnited States History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (HIS 201J, HIS 201K, HIS 201L) or HIS 202H. Research in literature, methods, and sources on aspects of United States history, culminating in each student completing a research paper in the field by the end of the second quarter. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1998 Winter Quarter.
HIS 271BUnited States History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): (HIS 201J, HIS 201K, HIS 201L) or HIS 202H. Research in literature, methods, and sources on aspects of United States history, culminating in each student completing a research paper in the field by the end of the second quarter. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1998 Winter Quarter.
HIS 291AChinese History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Research on topics to be chosen by the students for the purpose of writing article-length papers. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 291BChinese History (4) Active
Seminar—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Completion of article-length papers on topics chosen by students. May be repeated for credit. May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 291CMethods & Issues in Chinese History (4) Active
Seminar—2 hour(s); Tutorial—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Reading knowledge of Chinese. Readings in Chinese historical materials. Training in the use of Chinese reference works (including on-line resources). May be repeated for credit. (Letter.) Effective: 2007 Fall Quarter.
HIS 292College Teaching Internship (4) Active
Internship—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 300 (may be taken concurrently). Student prepares and teaches one lower division history course in a nearby community college under the supervision of a UC Davis instructor and a community college instructor. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 299DResearch (1-12) Active
Variable. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 389Introductory Seminar for Teaching Assistants (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): HIS 390 (can be concurrent); HIS 390 required concurrently. An introduction to the broad comparative and theoretical issues of teaching methods and techniques in history. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
HIS 390Teaching History in College (2) Active
Discussion—2 hour(s). Designed for teaching assistants with emphasis on problems and procedures encountered by teachers of lower division classes at the university. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.