History (HISTORY)

Courses

HISTORY 10. The Holocaust. 4 Units.

Introduction to the history of European Jewish communities before the Holocaust; the origins of Nazi antisemitism; the implementation of the "Final Solution"; Jewish resistance to the Nazis; and attempts in film and literature to represent the Holocaust since 1945.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 11. Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity Since WWII. 4 Units.

Investigates instances of genocide since 1945 (including Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda, and others); explores the history behind these mass murders; considers why people kill, how victims survive, and questions whether international agreements are enough to prevent crimes against humanity.

(III, VIII)

HISTORY 12. Introductory Topics in History . 4 Units.

Introduces methods and premises of historical study. Topics include introductions to cultural, political, economic, social, and religious history.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV)

HISTORY 15A. Native American History. 4 Units.

An overview of major developments in Indian-white relations from the American Revolution to the present with an emphasis on political and legal history. How tribal sovereignty has been redefined over time is a central theme of the course.

(IV, VII)

HISTORY 15C. Asian American Histories. 4 Units.

Examines and compares diverse experiences of major Asian American groups since the mid-nineteenth century. Topics include origins of emigration; the formation and transformation of community; gender and family life; changing roles of Asian Americans in American society. Formerly ASIANAM 60A.

Same as ASIANAM 50, SOC SCI 78A.

((III or IV) and VII ).

HISTORY 15D. History of Sexuality in the US . 4 Units.

Explores intertwined histories of sexuality, race, and gender in the US. By examining how different cultures and times viewed sexuality, race and gender, it analyzes relationships between regulation of bodies/behaviors and construction of cultural, economic, and political norms.

(IV, VII)

HISTORY 15E. Memory and Migration: American Families on the Move. 4 Units.

Examines family migration stories as a tool for understanding the intertwined histories of international and domestic migration that have shaped the lives of the diverse peoples of the United States.

(IV, VII)

HISTORY 15F. What to Eat? Immigrants and the Development of American Cuisines. 4 Units.

Relationship between immigration and changing American foodways; impact of several major culinary traditions of immigrants and racial minorities, such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Mexican Americans, Italian Americans, Irish Americans, and Jewish Americans, on America’s gastronomical and socioeconomic landscape.

((III or IV) and VII ).

HISTORY 15G. Racial Segregation in Modern U.S.. 4 Units.

Explores the history of racial segregation in the United States from the late 19th century to the present.

( VII ).

HISTORY 16A. World Religions I. 4 Units.

An introduction to the history, doctrine, culture, and writing of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Same as REL STD 5A.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 16B. World Religions II. 4 Units.

An introduction to various religious traditions in selected areas of the world—including India and South Asia, East Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

Same as REL STD 5B.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 16C. Religious Dialogue. 4 Units.

Lectures and discussion on controversial topics in religion: sexual morality; religious violence; science; treatment of women and girls; religious truth, American Constitutional matters; secularization; the future of religion, and other topics.

Same as REL STD 5C.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 18A. Introduction to Jewish Cultures. 4 Units.

Introduction to the diversity of Jewish cultures from ancient to modern times. Surveys the Jewish experience in various societies and civilizations: ancient Mediterranean, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 21A. World: Innovations. 4 Units.

Treats major themes of world historical development through the mid-seventeenth century, focusing on the Eurasian world, but with secondary emphasis on Africa and the Americas.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 21B. World: Empires and Revolutions. 4 Units.

Examines three major transformations that made the world of 1870 dramatically different from that of 1650: e.g., the scientific revolution, industrialization, and the formation of modern states and nations.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 21C. World: Wars and Rights. 4 Units.

Considers several major currents of modern history: technological change and its social effects; changes in gender relations; totalitarianism; peasant revolutions and the crisis of colonization; international migration; and ecological problems.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 36A. The Formation of Ancient Greek Society: Early Greece. 4 Units.

A survey of ancient Greek civilization from its origins in the Bronze Age to the mid-Archaic period. Examines political and social history, as well as literature, art, religion, and archaeological remains.

Same as CLASSIC 36A.

(IV)

HISTORY 36B. The Formation of Ancient Greek Society: Late Archaic and Classical Greece. 4 Units.

A survey of ancient Greek civilization from the Late Archaic period to the Classical period. Focuses on major institutions and cultural phenomena as seen through the study of ancient Greek literature, history, archaeology, and religion.

Same as CLASSIC 36B.

(IV)

HISTORY 36C. The Formation of Ancient Greek Society: Fourth-Century and Hellenistic Greece. 4 Units.

A survey of ancient Greek civilization from the fourth century BCE through to the Hellenistic period. Focuses on major institutions and cultural phenomena as seen through the study of ancient Greek literature, history, archaeology, and religion.

Same as CLASSIC 36C.

(IV)

HISTORY 37A. The Formation of Ancient Roman Society: Origins to Roman Republic. 4 Units.

A survey of the development of Roman civilization from its eighth century BCE beginnings to the civil wars of the first century BCE. Examines political and social history, as well as literature, art, architecture, and religion.

Same as CLASSIC 37A.

(IV)

HISTORY 37B. The Formation of Ancient Roman Society: Roman Empire. 4 Units.

A survey of Roman civilization from Augustus’s consolidation of power following the civil wars of the first century BCE to the crisis of the third century CE. Includes social history, literature, art, architecture, and religion.

Same as CLASSIC 37B.

(IV)

HISTORY 37C. The Formation of Ancient Roman Society: The Fall of Rome. 4 Units.

A survey of Roman civilization from the crisis of the third century CE to the so-called “fall of Rome” in 476 CE. Examines political and social history, as well as literature, art, architecture, and religion.

Same as CLASSIC 37C.

(IV)

HISTORY 40A. Colonial America: New Worlds. 4 Units.

Important themes in the social, economic, political, and cultural development in North America that transformed part of the geographical space into the U.S. Topics include Native Americans, European colonization, African enslavement, borderlands, gender, economic stratification, the American Revolution, the Constitution.

Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

(IV)

HISTORY 40B. Nineteenth-Century U.S.: Crisis and Expansion. 4 Units.

Explores the transformation of American society, economy, and politics during the nineteenth century. Topics include industrial revolution, slavery, antislavery, women's rights, reform movements, Civil War and Reconstruction, immigration and ethnicity, and cultural and social transformation.

Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

(IV)

HISTORY 40C. Modern America: Culture and Power. 4 Units.

Important themes in U.S. history in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Topics include corporate capitalism, empire, immigration, race, gender, consumer society, World Wars, Progressiveness, New Deal, Great Society, civil rights, women's movements, Vietnam War, conservative politics, and economic stratification.

Prerequisite: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

(IV)

HISTORY 50. Crises and Revolutions. 4 Units.

Study of turning points in world history, illustrating themes and methods of historical analysis.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 3 times as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 60. The Making of Modern Science. 4 Units.

Surveys the history of science and mathematics since the Scientific Revolution, examining central developments both chronologically and thematically, as well as investigating their significance for contemporary philosophical debates about the role and status of current scientific theories.

Same as LPS 60.

(GE II or GE IV ).

HISTORY 70A. Problems in History: Asia. 4 Units.

An introduction to the historical problems, the issues of interpretation, the primary sources, and the historical scholarship of the history of Asia, with an emphasis on developing skills in historical essay-writing.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 70B. Problems in History: Europe. 4 Units.

An introduction to the historical problems, the issues of interpretation, the primary sources, and the historical scholarship of the history of Europe, with an emphasis on developing skills in historical essay-writing.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 70C. Problems in History: United States. 4 Units.

An introduction to the historical problems, the issues of interpretation, the primary sources, and the historical scholarship of the history of the United States, with an emphasis on developing skills in historical essay-writing.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV)

HISTORY 70D. Problems in History: Latin America. 4 Units.

An introduction to the historical problems, the issues of interpretation, the primary sources, and the historical scholarship of the history of Latin America, with an emphasis on developing skills in historical essay-writing.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 70E. Problems in History: Middle East and Africa. 4 Units.

An introduction to the historical problems, the issues of interpretation, the primary sources, and the historical scholarship of the history of the Middle East and Africa, with an emphasis on developing skills in historical essay-writing.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 70F. Problems in History: Transregional History. 4 Units.

An introduction to the historical problems, the issues of interpretation, the primary sources, and the historical scholarship of transregional history, with an emphasis on developing skills in historical essay-writing.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

(IV, VIII)

HISTORY 100W. Writing About History. 4 Units.

Specialized courses focusing on history writing and research skills. Each class reflects the instructor's intellectual interests and is conducted as a discussion group. Limited to 18 students. Several short writing assignments and one longer project meeting the upper-division writing requirement.

Prerequisite: HISTORY 12 or HISTORY 15A or HISTORY 15C or HISTORY 15D or HISTORY 16A or HISTORY 16B or HISTORY 16C or HISTORY 18A or HISTORY 21A or HISTORY 21B or HISTORY 21C or HISTORY 40A or HISTORY 40B or HISTORY 40C or HISTORY 60 or HISTORY 70A or HISTORY 70B or HISTORY 70C or HISTORY 70D or HISTORY 70E or HISTORY 70F. Satisfactory completion of the Lower-Division Writing requirement.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: History majors have first consideration for enrollment.

(Ib)

HISTORY 102B. Topics in Environmental History. 4 Units.

Explores the many historical interfaces between climate change, modes of production, and culture. Topics include the environmental history of warfare, imperialism, and famine in the nineteenth century and the history of environmental thought.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 110A. Europe in the Early Middle Ages. 4 Units.

Survey of Europe between 300 A.D. and 900 A.D. Topics include the breakup of the Roman Empire, barbarian invasions, spread of Christianity, rise of Islam, the Carolingian Empire, and the Vikings.

HISTORY 110D. Topics in Medieval Europe. 4 Units.

Studies of the topics in Medieval Europe.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 112D. Topics in Early Modern Europe. 4 Units.

Theme-based approach to the main social, political, and cultural developments in Europe between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. Topics included Renaissance humanism, Reformation and Counter-Reformation, scientific revolution, court culture and nation building, interactions with non-European peoples, cities and commerce.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 114. Topics in Modern European History. 4 Units.

Course content changes with instructor. Topics include the Inquisition; science and religion in modern Europe; sex and society in modern Europe; French revolutions; culture in interwar Europe; the Holocaust; the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 115C. Europe: Twentieth Century. 4 Units.

World War I and its impact on the modern world; rise of an international Communist movement; regimes created by Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin; World War II; the killing of Europe's Jews; Cold War and collapse of communism.

HISTORY 118A. Modern Britain: 1700 to 1850. 4 Units.

Examines the major developments in British politics, socioeconomic structure, and culture from 1700-1850. The development of the British nation-state and the fashioning of a national identity. Explores basic questions about British national identity.

HISTORY 118B. Modern Britain: 1850 to 1930. 4 Units.

Examines the social, economic, and political history of Britain from 1850-1930. Post-industrialism, urbanization, population and economic change, increased political participation by working classes and women, consolidation of the empire and the breakup of the United Kingdom.

HISTORY 118C. Modern Britain: 1930 to Present. 4 Units.

Explores Britain from the Second World War to resignation of Margaret Thatcher. Examines Britain's devolution from world power to member of the European Community; transition from a manufacturing to service-based economy; changing demographic and racial composition in light of decolonization.

HISTORY 120B. The French Revolution: 1774-1815. 4 Units.

Emphasis on social, economic, and cultural history of the French Revolution.

HISTORY 120C. Revolution, Nation, and Modernity: France, 1789-1900. 4 Units.

After 1789, France struggled to build a republic based on ideas of nationhood and citizenship with universal aspirations that could be exported to the rest of the world. Topics include empire, secularism vs. religion, gender relationships, birth of cinema.

HISTORY 120D. War and Empire: France and the World in the 20th Century. 4 Units.

Examines French experience of World War I, the defeat and occupation by Germany in World War II, the violent struggles that came with the loss of the French empire in the 1950s and 1960s, immigration, French responses to globalization.

HISTORY 120E. History of Paris. 4 Units.

The development of Paris from the beginnings through the present, with emphasis on the last three centuries. The city is examined from the political, social, ecological, and architectural points of view as well as through the perspective of urban planning.

HISTORY 122B. Hitler and the Germans. 4 Units.

Focuses on Hitler's rise to power and Nazi society. Examines Germany's defeat in World War I; the political and cultural experimentation of the 1920s; the causes of Hitler's success; and life in Germany under the Nazis.

HISTORY 123D. Topics in Spanish History. 4 Units.

Topics include Spain in the nineteenth century, the Spanish Civil War, and dictatorship and democracy in modern Spain.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 124A. Imperial Russia: 1689-1905. 4 Units.

Political and social developments in Russia from 1689-1905.

HISTORY 124B. Twentieth-Century Russia. 4 Units.

Political and social developments in Twentieth-Century Russia.

HISTORY 126A. The Era of World War I: 1900-1939. 4 Units.

The era of World War I and its political, social and economic history.

HISTORY 126B. The Era of World War II: 1933-45. 4 Units.

The era of World War II and its political, social and economic history.

HISTORY 128C. Topics in the History of Women in Europe. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of history of European women. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 130A. Jewish History, Ancient to Early Modern Times. 4 Units.

The history of the Jewish people from their origins in the ancient world to the 1700s. Social, religious, and intellectual life of Jewish communities in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe.

HISTORY 130B. Modern Jewish History. 4 Units.

History of the Jews in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the United States from the early-eighteenth century to recent times. Emancipation, assimilation, religious reform, antisemitism, Zionism, socialism, the Holocaust, and modern Israel are the major themes.

HISTORY 130C. Topics in the Jewish History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Jewish history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 131A. History of Zoroastrianism. 4 Units.

Reviews major trends in the history of Zoroastrianism.

Same as REL STD 131A.

HISTORY 131B. Ancient Persia. 4 Units.

Survey of the history of Persia in antiquity.

HISTORY 131C. Medieval Persia. 4 Units.

A survey of Persian history in the context of Late Antique and Medieval Islamic history.

HISTORY 131D. Modern Iran. 4 Units.

The history of Iran from the end of the Safavid Empire in the eighteenth century to the present.

HISTORY 131E. Topics in Iranian History. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, intellectual, social, and/or economic histories of Iran.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 132A. Israel and Palestine. 4 Units.

Origins of Zionism in the nineteenth century, Arab-Jewish conflicts in Palestine, emergence of Palestinian nationalism, formation of the Israeli nation after 1948, and the development of the Palestinian movement. Focus on Palestinian and Israeli society and culture. Formerly History 132.

HISTORY 132B. The Emergence of the Modern Middle East. 4 Units.

Offers a survey of the history of the Middle East from the nineteenth century to the present time. Formerly History 133A.

HISTORY 132G. Topics in Islamic History. 4 Units.

The evolution of Islam as a religion within the social, political, and economic histories of various Muslim societies throughout its 14 centuries. Introduces major concepts, practices, and texts of Islam, and key historical events associated with them. Formerly History 131.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 132H. Topics in Middle Eastern History. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, intellectual, social, and/or economic histories of one or many regions of the Middle East.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 134A. Africa: Societies and Cultures. 4 Units.

Introduction to the variety of cultures, political organizations, social structures, and artistic expressions created by Africans over a broad time span. Indigenous development of African societies in distinct regions of the continent. Issues, themes, processes for understanding history of Africa.

HISTORY 134B. Modern Africa. 4 Units.

Explores the last 200 years of history in Africa, from the end of the Atlantic slave trade through colonization to independence.

HISTORY 134C. Topics in the History of Africa. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of African history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 134D. Topics in South African History. 4 Units.

Introduction to important historical events and processes in Southern Africa. Focuses on particular themes and explores how those themes change over time. Topics include: changing ideas about race, the development of class structures, identity formation, the role of gender.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 134E. History of the African Diaspora. 4 Units.

Examines the causes and consequences of the multiple diasporas of African peoples since the sixteenth century in the Atlantic world, especially the Americas and Europe.

Same as AFAM 137.

HISTORY 135B. Crossing the World's Oceans: From Sail to Steam. 4 Units.

Explores the basics of oceanography, the evolution of ships and sailing in the ancient Mediterranean world, the North Atlantic, Polynesia, the South China Sea, the Arab Indian Ocean, the global oceanic world, and the discovery of celestial and terrestrial navigation.

HISTORY 135D. Maps from Prehistory to the Present. 4 Units.

Examines how technology has assisted in creating visual representations of place, space, and time beginning in ancient Babylonia to the present day.

HISTORY 135E. Topics in the History of Science and Technology. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of science and technological history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 135G. Language Origins: Evolution, Genetics, and the Brain. 4 Units.

Examines how human language(s) may have originated. Studies pertinent techniques (reconstruction) and addresses related questions, including Is our language faculty inborn (i.e., genetically encoded)? Can brain imaging and population genetics research help to unlock this mystery of human evolution?.

Same as GLBLCLT 105, ANTHRO 152A, LINGUIS 175.

HISTORY 136D. Topics in the History of Medicine and Health Care. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Medicine and Health Care history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 140A. Colonial America . 4 Units.

Examines the interactions of various African, European, and Native American societies in North America, including social structures, politics, economics, and cultures.

HISTORY 140B. Revolutionary America: 1740-1790. 4 Units.

An exploration of why 13 continental colonies, whose commercial and cultural connections with Britain far exceed their interaction with one another, resisted imperial reform after 1763 to the point of war in 1775 and independence the following year.

HISTORY 142A. California Dreaming: Conquest, Conflict, and Globalization in the Golden State. 4 Units.

California as a case study of national trends and as a unique setting: its specific problems and culture. Major themes include: colonization, immigration, race relations, agricultural development, industrialization, urbanization, working class movements, social conflict, and political reform.

HISTORY 142B. Topics in American Social and Economic History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of American social and economic history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 144G. Topics in American Cultural and Intellectual History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of American cultural and intellectual history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 146D. Sex in the U.S. to 1860. 4 Units.

Perspectives on sexual behavior in colonial and U.S. history to c. 1860. Mainstream and non-mainstream sexual practices, beliefs, identities. Asks why various ideas of sexual behavior developed and how they related to religious, racial, ethnic, political, cultural belief systems.

HISTORY 146H. Topics in Women and Gender Relations in the United States. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of women and gender relations in the United States. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 148B. Topics in Multicultural U.S. History. 4 Units.

Examines the variety of cultural expressions through which the people who came to inhabit the United States historically signify their collective identities.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 150. Topics in African American History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of African American history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Same as AFAM 138.

HISTORY 151A. Chicana/Chicano History: Pre-Colonial to 1900. 4 Units.

Examines social history of the southwest region from antiquity to 1900. Discusses major questions, theory and research methods pertinent to Chicanas/Chicanos. Themes include: indigenous empires, conquest, colonialism, social stratification, ideology, marriage, sexuality, industrial capitalism, accommodation and resistance.

Same as CHC/LAT 132A.

HISTORY 151B. Chicana/Chicano History: Twentieth Century. 4 Units.

Examines social history of the Southwest with emphasis on Mexican-origin people. Discusses major questions, theory and research methods pertinent to Chicana/Chicano history. Themes explored include: immigration, xenophobia, class struggle, leadership, generational cohorts, unionization, education, barrioization, ethnicity, patriarchy, sexuality.

Same as CHC/LAT 132B.

HISTORY 151C. Latinas in the Twentieth Century U.S.. 4 Units.

Latinas in the U.S. from 1900 to present, offering a diversity of their cultures, regional histories, sexualities, generations, and classes.

Same as CHC/LAT 135.

HISTORY 152. Topics in Asian-American History. 4 Units.

Introduction to important themes in the history of people of Asian ancestry in the United States from the nineteenth century to the present.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 152A. Asian American Labor. 4 Units.

Explores history of Asian Americans and work from the nineteenth century to the present. Areas of study include migration, colonialism, family, social organization, and work culture.

Same as ASIANAM 137.

HISTORY 152B. Asian American and African American Relations. 4 Units.

Addresses relationships of Asian American and African American communities in the United States. Topics include race, class, gender, labor, economic systems, political mobilization, community, civil rights, activism, cultural expression.

Same as AFAM 117, ASIANAM 167.

HISTORY 154. American Urban History. 4 Units.

A study of urban communities in the United States, from colonial times to the present. Traces the impact of industrialization and urbanization on social and cultural life, and investigates the significance of urban life for U.S. democratic culture.

HISTORY 158A. U.S. as a Global Power. 4 Units.

Examines post-World War II cultural, economic, and strategic patterns that have shaped U.S. relations with the world. Presents diverse perspectives on issues such as nationalism, anticommunism, secrecy and covert action, economic influences, the media's role, and race, gender, and class-related.

HISTORY 160. Sex and Conquest in Latin America. 4 Units.

Competing ideas of masculinity and femininity, sexual violence, sexual identities, and gendered hierarchies informed how the Spanish engaged in military and religious domination of Mexican and Andean communities, as well as the forms of native resistance throughout colonial Latin America.

Same as GEN&SEX 171A.

HISTORY 161C. Twentieth-Century Mexico. 4 Units.

Examines the history of contemporary Mexico beginning with the Mexican Revolution and concluding with the present administration. Social, economic, and political effects of the Revolution; formation of a "one-party democracy"; economic transformation of the nation; the present crisis.

Same as CHC/LAT 133B.

HISTORY 162. Topics in Brazilian History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Brazilian history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 163. World of Coffee . 4 Units.

History of consumption and production of coffee over the centuries, and coffee's cultural, economic, social, political consequences. Coffee's social life as a drug, symbol of hospitality, religious rite, sociability and bourgeois lifestyle, commodity, source of livelihoods, imperial revenues, corporate profits.

Same as INTL ST 111B.

HISTORY 164A. Caribbean History: Colonization to Emancipation. 4 Units.

Exploration of the history of the archipelago from pre-Columbian times to the end of slavery; examining the impact of European colonization, decimation of the indigenous populations, African slavery, resistance, and emancipation; the unity and diversity of experience in region.

Same as AFAM 134A.

HISTORY 164B. Caribbean History: Emancipation to Independence. 4 Units.

Post-emancipation and anti-colonial struggles ending with political independence for most of the region. Examines social, political, economic, cultural dimensions of post-emancipation period, including large-scale migration to Central America, the U.S., and Britain; the region's global cultural and political contribution.

Same as AFAM 134B.

HISTORY 165. Race and Empire in Colonial Latin America. 4 Units.

Explores how native people of Latin America with enslaved and free African incorporated and defied Spanish and Portuguese colonization. Focuses on religious adaptions, resistance movements, legal systems, and the emergence of multicultural communities to explain how race shaped European empires.

Same as ANTHRO 162C.

HISTORY 165A. War and Revolution in Colonial Latin America. 4 Units.

Comparison of how Andeans resurrected the leaders of the Inca, a defeated indigenous empire, to contest the Spanish empire with how enslaved Africans, with their descendants and others, defeated Spanish colonial rule in what would become the Cuban nation.

HISTORY 166. U.S. Intervention in Latin America. 4 Units.

Explores political, economic, social, and cultural ties that bind Latin America to the United States. Focuses on U.S. intervention and Latin American response from early nineteenth century to present day. Case studies include Mexico, Guatemala, Cuba, Chile, and Central America.

Same as POL SCI 142J, INTL ST 177D, CHC/LAT 150.

HISTORY 166A. Gender, Race, and Nation in Latin America. 4 Units.

Addresses the importance of gender and race to nation-making in Latin America during the 19th and 20th centuries (1810-1945). Considers how hierarchies between men and women shaped ideas about family, the state, and modernity.

Same as GEN&SEX 172, INTL ST 177H.

HISTORY 166B. Revolution and Reaction in Cold War Latin America. 4 Units.

Explores Latin American experiences of revolutionary change and military dictatorship during the Cold War (1945-1990). Pays particular attention to the lives of women, peasants, workers, and the urban middle classes. Case studies include Guatemala, Cuba, Chile, Argentina, Nicaragua, and Mexico.

Same as INTL ST 177G.

HISTORY 166C. Cuban Society and Revolution. 4 Units.

Explores the causes, development, and legacy of the 1959 Revolution. Themes include economic dependency, democracy, race, gender, culture, and the always volatile relations between Cuba and the United States.

Same as POL SCI 153G, INTL ST 177E, CHC/LAT 157.

HISTORY 166D. Revolution in Latin America. 4 Units.

Presents a comparative analysis of the causes, development, and consequences of selected revolutionary movements, focusing on outbreaks in Mexico, Bolivia, Cuba, Chile, Nicaragua, and Grenada. Explores topics of state formation, economic nationalism, social justice, ethnicity, and role of international affairs.

Same as CHC/LAT 151B, SOC SCI 173N, INTL ST 177C.

HISTORY 169. Topics in Latin American History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Latin American history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 170A. Ancient India. 4 Units.

Examines the visual and religious history of the region defined as "India" today, but necessarily encompassing modern Bangladesh and Pakistan. Culminates with the supposed Golden Age of the Gupta empire and its far-reaching legacies.

Same as ART HIS 155A, REL STD 122.

HISTORY 170B. Medieval India. 4 Units.

Begins with the Gupta period's aesthetic legacies in South Asia's architecture, sculpture, and painting. Explores the dispersal of Islam throughout South Asia, including the Muslim communities of southern India.

Same as ART HIS 155B, REL STD 123.

HISTORY 170G. Topics in the History of Asia. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, economic, social, intellectual, and religious history of Asia.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 171D. Chinese History to 1800. 4 Units.

A survey of the history of China to 1800.

HISTORY 171E. Chinese History: 1800-1949. 4 Units.

An examination of Chinese society and thought from the late-eighteenth century to the 1949 revolution. Focuses on the role of intellectuals; popular culture; women in Chinese society; developments in commerce and urban life; rebellion; foreign imperialism.

HISTORY 171G. Topics in the History of China. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, economic, social, intellectual, and religious history of China.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 172D. Age of the Samurai. 4 Units.

Topics include the simultaneous elaboration of a civilian aristocratic tradition and the military ethos, the conflict between martial and economic values in the context of an expanding economy, and the development of Japan's indigenous religions, art, and literature.

HISTORY 172E. Imperial Japan. 4 Units.

Topics in the rise of modern Japan include the relationship between centralization and imperialism, democracy and fascism, industrialization and feminism in the context of the complex and competing forces that shaped Japan's experience in the modern world.

HISTORY 172F. Postwar Japan. 4 Units.

From the ashes of defeat to economic superpower, from poverty to material consumerism, from the ethic of diligence and fortitude to hedonism. Addresses what these changes have meant for ordinary people, as well as government policy and Japan's international position.

HISTORY 172G. Topics in the History of Japan. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, economic, social, intellectual and religious history of Japan.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 173D. Korean History to 1800. 4 Units.

A general survey of the history of Korea to 1800. Focuses on internal sociopolitical development, major cultural trends, and foreign relations. Students are introduced to various interpretive approaches in the historiography.

HISTORY 173E. Korean History: 1800-1945. 4 Units.

An examination of Korean society and culture in tumultuous transition, focusing on some new challenges for the Choson Dynasty and its abortive reform effort, external imperialist pressures, and the Japanese colonial rule.

HISTORY 173F. Korean History Since 1945. 4 Units.

Topics include the national liberation, origins of conflict between two rival regimes, South Korea's emergence as a major player in the international political economy, some salient characteristics of the North Korean Marxist state, triumph of democracy, and prospect for reunification.

HISTORY 173G. Topics in the History of Korea. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, economic, social, intellectual, and religious history of Korea.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 174G. Topics in the History of South Asia. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, economic, social, intellectual, and religious history of South Asia.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 175G. Topics in the History of Southeast Asia. 4 Units.

Topics include the cultural, political, economic, social, intellectual, and religious history of Southeast Asia.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 180. Special Studies in Social History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of social history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 181. Special Studies in Economic History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of economic history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 182. Special Studies in Intellectual-Cultural History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of intellectual-cultural history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 183. Special Studies in International History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of international history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 184. Special Studies in Comparative History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of comparative history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 185. Special Studies in Social Theory. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of social theory. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 190. Colloquium . 4 Units.

Specialized courses dealing primarily with close reading and analysis of primary and secondary works; required reports and papers. Each colloquium reflects the instructor's intellectual interests and is conducted as a discussion group. Limited to 18 students.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: Upper-division students only. History majors have first consideration for enrollment.

HISTORY 193. Advanced Research Seminar I. 4 Units.

The first course in a two-quarter advanced research sequence, this course allows upper-division history majors to undertake significant research and writing under close faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of the Lower-Division Writing requirement.

Restriction: History majors only. Upper-division students only.

HISTORY 194. Advanced Research Seminar II. 4 Units.

Second course in a two-quarter advanced research sequence. Allows upper division history majors to undertake significant research and writing under close faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: HISTORY 193. Satisfactory completion of the Lower-Division Writing requirement.

Restriction: History majors only. Upper-division students only.

HISTORY 197. Internships in Public History. 4 Units.

Students will sharpen their abilities to research, critically interpret, and present history by “doing history” beyond the formal classroom. Internships, which introduce students to the field of “public history,” include working as archivists, oral historians, project advisers, and exhibit curators.

Grading Option: Pass/no pass only.

Restriction: Upper-division students only. History majors only.

HISTORY 198. Directed Group Study. 4 Units.

Special topics through directed reading. Paper required.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 199. Independent Reading. 1-4 Units.

Investigation of special topics through directed reading. Paper required.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

HISTORY 200A. History and Theory. 4 Units.

Introduction to role of theory in historical writing, focusing on several major theorists, their relation to their setting, the structure of their thought, and its application to significant historical issues. (200A and 200B required for History Ph.D. students; 200C optional.).

Same as HUMAN 200A.

HISTORY 200B. History and Theory. 4 Units.

Introduction to role of theory in historical writing, focusing on several major theorists, their relation to their setting, the structure of their thought, and its application to significant historical issues. (200A and 200B required for History Ph.D. students; 200C optional.).

Same as HUMAN 200B.

HISTORY 200C. History and Theory . 4 Units.

Introduction to role of theory in historical writing, focusing on several major theorists, their relation to their setting, the structure of their thought, and its application to significant historical issues. (200A and 200B required for History Ph.D. students; 200C optional.).

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Same as HUMAN 200C.

HISTORY 202. Proseminar. 4 Units.

Topical courses devoted to the literature of a broad historical subject, e.g., the absolutist state, the French Revolution, comparative industrialization, women's history.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 203. First-Year Research Seminar. 4 Units.

Devoted to research and writing on questions connected with proseminar topics. Normally required of all entering graduate students. Includes review of the current state of the literature and practical experience in conducting research and writing a research paper.

Prerequisite: HISTORY 202.

Repeatability: May be taken for credit 1 times as topics vary.

HISTORY 204A. Second-Year Research Seminar. 4 Units.

Two-quarter sequence required of all Ph.D. students. Taken during the second year of the Ph.D. program; not required for M.A. students. Includes review of current state of the literature and practical experience in conducting research and writing a research paper.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 204B. Second-Year Research Seminar. 4 Units.

Two-quarter sequence required of all Ph.D. students. Taken during the second year of the Ph.D. program; not required for M.A. students. Includes review of current state of the literature and practical experience in conducting research and writing a research paper.

Prerequisite: HISTORY 204A.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 220A. The Literature and Interpretations of Early Modern Europe: Society and Economy. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of society and economy. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 220B. The Literature and Interpretations of Early Modern Europe: Political History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of political history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 220C. The Literature and Interpretations of Early Modern Europe: Intellectual & Cultural History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of intellectual and cultural history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 230A. The Literature and Interpretations of Modern European History: Europe, 1789-1848. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Europe, 1789-1848. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 230B. The Literature and Interpretations of Modern European History: Europe, 1850-1914. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Europe, 1850-1914. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 230C. The Literature and Interpretations of Modern European History: Europe, 1914-1989. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of Europe, 1914-1989. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 240A. The Literature and Interpretations of World History: Approaches to World History. 4 Units.

Overview of major directions of inquiry in world history and their implications for teaching and research. Topics will include cultural, sociological, economic, and political frameworks.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 240B. The Literature and Interpretations of World History: Topics in World History. 4 Units.

Selected historical issues and periods viewed from a global perspective. Examples include: environmental history, media studies, political economy. May be repeated two times for graduate credit other than fulfillment of field requirement.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 240C. The Literature and Interpretations of World History: Advanced Research in World History. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of advanced research in world history. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 250A. The Literature and Interpretations of Latin American History: Colonial Period. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of the Colonial Period. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 250B. The Literature and Interpretations of Latin American History: Nineteenth Century. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of nineteenth century. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 250C. The Literature and Interpretations of Latin American History: Twentieth Century. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of twentieth century. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 260A. The Literature and Interpretations of American History: Seventeenth & Eighteenth Centuries. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 260B. The Literature and Interpretations of American History: Nineteenth Century. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of the nineteenth century. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 260C. The Literature and Interpretations of American History: Twentieth Century. 4 Units.

Studies in selected areas of the twentieth century. Topics addressed vary each quarter.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 273. Research Methods in Chinese History. 4 Units.

Introduces major tools for research in Qing and twentieth-century Chinese history as well as an introduction to research tools for earlier periods.

HISTORY 274A. Seminar in Chinese History: 1100-1750. 4 Units.

The development of Chinese society and culture from 1100-1750. May be used to fulfill the First-Year Research requirement.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 274B. Seminar in Chinese History: 1600-1937. 4 Units.

The development of Chinese society and culture from 1600-1937. May be used to fulfill the First-Year Research requirement.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 274C. Seminar in Chinese History: 1850-Present. 4 Units.

The development of Chinese society and culture from 1850 to the present. May be used to fulfill the First-Year Research requirement.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 275A. Approaches to Islam in the Middle East/Maghrib. 4 Units.

Examines methodologies and approaches to the study of Muslim culture and history in the Middle East and North Africa in medieval and modern times.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 280A. China. 4 Units.

Studies in literatures and interpretations of Chinese history.

HISTORY 280B. Japan. 4 Units.

Studies in literatures and interpretations of Japanese history.

HISTORY 280C. Korea. 4 Units.

Studies in literatures and interpretations of Korean history.

HISTORY 280D. South Asia . 4 Units.

Studies in literatures and interpretations of South Asian history.

HISTORY 290. Special Topics . 4 Units.

Lectures, readings, and discussion on subjects more limited in scope than those included in the year-long colloquium series.

Repeatability: Unlimited as topics vary.

HISTORY 291. Directed Reading. 4-12 Units.

Reading courses focused on specialized topics.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: History graduate students only.

HISTORY 295. Special Methods. 4 Units.

Development of particular research skills.

HISTORY 298. Experimental Group Study. 4-12 Units.

Open to four or more students.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

HISTORY 299. Dissertation Research. 4-12 Units.

Specifically designed for students researching and writing their dissertations.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Advancement to Ph.D. candidacy.

HISTORY 399. University Teaching. 4 Units.

Limited to Teaching Assistants.

Grading Option: Satisfactory/unsatisfactory only.

Repeatability: May be repeated for credit unlimited times.

Restriction: Graduate students only.

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