History (HIST)

HIST 502 HISTORY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (3)

Social and cultural change in South Africa from early times to present. Prerequisite: HIST 135 or consent of instructor.

HIST 503 ALEXANDER THE GREAT AND HIS SUCCESSORS (3)

Conquests of Alexander the Great: culture and religion of Greece and Near East in the Hellenistic period. Prerequisite: HIST 101 or consent of instructor.

HIST 504 ANCIENT GREEK CIVILIZATION (3)

The civilization of classical Greece, including the Minoan and Mycenean bronze age antecedents, to 362 B.C. Prerequisite: HIST 101 or consent of instructor.

HIST 505 ROMAN CIVILIZATION (3)

The civilization of ancient Rome from the foundation of the city to the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West. Prerequisite: HIST 101 or consent of instructor.

HIST 506 WOMEN IN 20TH-CENTURY U.S. HISTORY (3)

A multicultural perspective on politics, work, family and sexuality in women's lives in the United States from 1900 to present. Prerequisites: HIST 145, and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 507 DEMOCRATIZATION IN LATIN AMERICA (3)

Analysis of the failure and successes in building democratic political institutions in Latin America; emphasis on 1930s to present. Prerequisite: HIST 122 or permission of instructor.

HIST 508 LIFE HISTORIES OF AFRICAN WOMEN (3)

Methodological analysis of lives of selected African women from diverse African cultures compared with the lives of women throughout the world. Prerequisite: 6 units from history and/or women's studies.

HIST 509 TRADITIONAL INDIA: ITS HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT (3)

Development of the history and culture of India from prehistoric times until the beginnings of European dominance in the 18th century. Prerequisite: 6 units in history or consent of instructor.

HIST 510 HISTORY OF MODERN INDIA (3)

The history of the Indian subcontinent since 1750. Stressing the rise of British power, the colonial experiences, the development of nationalist movements and the problems of independence in present-day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Prerequisite: 6 units in history or consent of instructor.

HIST 511 HISTORY OF MODERN SOUTHEAST ASIA (3)

The development of Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines since 1500, with emphasis on the colonial experience and the development of modern nationhood. Prerequisite: 6 credits in history or consent of instructor.

HIST 512 IMPERIAL CHINA: THE LAST DYNASTY (3)

Ching (Qing) Dynasty, 1644-1912; focus on the 19th-century collision of imperial China and the West. Prerequisite: HIST 111 or 6 units of history.

HIST 513 REVOLUTIONARY CHINA (3)

The ongoing Chinese revolution from the overthrow of the imperial government through the Nationalist and Communist periods. Prerequisite: HIST 111 or 6 units in history.

HIST 514 THE ANDEAN REPUBLICS (3)

Social, economic and political developments in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador from independence to the present.

HIST 516 WOMEN IN ANTIQUITY (3)

A survey of the social, economic and cultural roles of women from the third millennium BCE to the Middle Ages. Prerequisite: HIST 101 or HIST 160.

HIST 519 JAPAN, 1830-1930 (3)

Japan's transition from feudalism and national seclusion to emergence as a modern nation-state with an overseas empire and a parliamentary form of government. Prerequisite: HIST 111or consent of instructor.

HIST 520 JAPAN, 1930-PRESENT (3)

Japan's transition from militarism and foreign aggression in the 1930s to postwar pacifism, democracy and dynamic economic growth. Prerequisite: HIST 111 or consent of instructor.

HIST 522 HISTORY OF MEXICO: NATIONAL PERIOD (3)

The political, economic, social and cultural developments from independence to the present. Prerequisite: 6 units in lower-division history.

HIST 525 CONFLICT AND COOPERATION IN COLD WAR EAST ASIA (3)

Cold war conflict and cooperation between China, Taiwan, N/S Korea, Japan, the Soviet Union and the United States. Prerequisites: Three units of non-Western history or the consent of the instructor.

HIST 526 GAYS AND LESBIANS IN U.S. HISTORY (3)

Multicultural perspectives on gay and lesbian cultures and communities and their struggles against institutionalized homophobia in education, the military, the media, medicine, religion and government. Prerequisite: 3 units in history or women's studies, or consent of instructor.

HIST 527 EUROPEAN MILITARY HISTORY 1871-1925 (3)

Minor wards of 1871-1913, the buildup to World War I, the war and its aftermath seen in the context of diplomatic, political and socioeconomic history. Prerequisite: HIST 103 or HIST 108 or consent of the instructor (not open to students who have completed HIST 413).

HIST 528 THE UNITED STATES AND VIET NAM 1945-1996 (3)

U.S. Vietnamese political, diplomatic and military relations from the end of World War II, to the support of France and the direct U.S. involvement. Prerequisites: HIST 146 (148) or consent of instructor.

HIST 529 EUROPEAN MILITARY HISTORY 1925-1945 (3)

Military institutions of the interwar period, the buildup to World War II and the European War, seen in the context of diplomatic, political and socioeconomic history. Prerequisite: HIST 103 or HIST 108 or consent of the instructor (not open to students who have completed HIST 413).

HIST 530 NATIONALISM IN 20TH CENTURY EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA (3)

Introduction to the contentious issue of nationalism and state-building through belief case studies of China, Japan, Vietnam and Indonesia. Prerequisites: 6 credits hours of history.

HIST 531 AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY 1898-1945 (3)

Campaigns, tactics and institutional development of the armed forces in peace and war, seen in the context of politics and diplomacy; emphasis on World War II. Prerequisite: HIST 146.

HIST 532 AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY SINCE 1945 (3)

Campaigns, tactics and institutional development of the armed forces in peace and war, seen in the context of politics and diplomacy; emphasis Korea and Vietnam. Prerequisite: HIST 146.

HIST 533 THE AMERICAN COLONIES: 1492-1763 (3)

Founding and the political, economic and social development of the American colonies. Prerequisite: HIST 145 or consent of instructor.

HIST 534 THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD: 1763-1789 (3)

From the end of the Seven Years' War to the ratification of the Constitution. Prerequisite: HIST 145 or consent of instructor.

HIST 535 THE EARLY NATIONAL PERIOD (3)

The United States from the Constitutional Convention to the election of 1820; the Federalist Decade and the Jeffersonian Era. Prerequisite: HIST 145.

HIST 536 JACKSONIAN ERA (3)

The United States from 1815 to 1845; political, social, and economic currents of the period.

HIST 537 THE CIVIL WAR (3)

Sectionalism, the coming of the war and the war years. Emphasis on political, economic and social issues. Prerequisite: HIST 145.

HIST 539 THE U.S. 1865-1901: AGE OF ENTERPRISE (3)

Industrialization of the United States, the rise of big business and an examination of resulting problems in economic, social and political life. Prerequisites: HIST 145, and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 540 THE U.S. 1892-1920: AGE OF REFORM (3)

America's efforts to deal with the political, social and economic problems of industrial life; emphasis on the Populist movement; imperialism and the Spanish-American War; the administrations of Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. Prerequisites: HIST 145, and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 541 THE F.D.R. ERA (3)

History of the United States from the 1920s through World War II, with emphasis on the presidential years of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Prerequisites: HIST 145 and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 542 RECENT AMERICAN HISTORY: 1945-1975 (3)

History of the United States from World War II through the mid 1970's, including political, social, economic, and diplomatic developments.

HIST 547 CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO 1863 (3)

Development of American constitutionalism in theory and practice to 1868. Prerequisites: HIST 145 and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 548 THE BILL OF RIGHTS AND THE CONSTITUTION: 1941 TO THE PRESENT (3)

Interpretation of the Bill of Rights before and after the Warren Court. Prerequisites: HIST 145 and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 550 DIPLOMATIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1900 (3)

Continuation of HIST 369 to the present with added interest in the emergence of the United States as a major world power. The role of the United States in modern warfare, worldwide economic and financial affairs, overseas expansion, the diplomatic impact of conflict in ideologies and current international crises. Prerequisites: HIST 145 and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 552 THE FAR WESTERN FRONTIER (3)

The expansion into the trans-Mississippi West and the impact of the frontier process on the attitudes of the American people and on the social, economic and political institutions of the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisites: HIST 145 and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 553 THE CITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY (3)

The development of the city and its impact on American social, cultural, intellectual, political and economic life. Prerequisites: HIST 145, HIST 146 or HIST 148 or two of the following: GEOG 391, SOCI 327, POSC 305 or consent of instructor.

HIST 555 HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICAN: THE EAST (3)

Topical and regional ethnohistory of the native peoples of Eastern America and their relations with non-native peoples and governments, precontacts to the present. Prerequisite: 3 units in American history.

HIST 556 HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICANS: THE WEST (3)

Topical and regional ethnohistory of the native peoples of Western America and their relations with non-native peoples and governments, precontacts to the present. Prerequisite: 3 units of American history (not open to those who have completed Indian-White Relations in American History).

HIST 558 WORKERS AND WORK IN THE UNITED STATES (3)

The changing nature of agricultural, domestic and industrial work; business-labor relations; labor unions and leaders; role of labor in mainstream and radical political movements. Emphasis on the late 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisites: HIST 145 and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 559 HISTORY OF ZANZIBAR 1500-1964 (3)

History of Zanzibar from 1500 to 1964 covering the Portuguese, Omanis, Americans, and Africans with subject matter ranging from economics, the slave trade and slavery, family history, colonialism, and the revolution that occurred in l964. Prerequisites: HIST 135 and HIST 102.

HIST 560 HISTORY OF MARYLAND FROM COLONIAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT (3)

Major events and forces that have shaped the political, social, cultural and economic development of Maryland.

HIST 562 ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY (3)

Political, social, and cultural history of Asian Americans from 1850 to the present. Prerequisite: 3 units in History or consent of the instructor.

HIST 563 AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY TO MID-19TH CENTURY (3)

Political, economic and social history of African Americans from their African origins through the antebellum period. Prerequisite: HIST 145.

HIST 564 AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY FROM MID-19TH CENTURY (3)

Political, economic and social history of African Americans from the Civil War through the civil rights era. Prerequisites: HIST 145 and either HIST 146 or HIST 148.

HIST 565 IMMIGRANTS & IMMIGRATION IN THE U.S. (3)

Comparative social, cultural and economic history of selected ethnic groups and their relationship to the dominant culture; emphasis on the late 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisite: 3 units of United States history or consent of the instructor.

HIST 566 COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF THE MODERN FAMILY (3)

Impact of economic, social and reproductive changes on family life and structure. Prerequisite: 3 units of history, sociology or women's studies.

HIST 567 THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES: 1300-1500 (3)

The rebuilding of Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire. Emphasis on the Church Fathers, the Germanic tribes, Carolinian culture, feudalism and the Vikings. Prerequisite: HIST 102 or consent of instructor.

HIST 568 HIGH MIDDLE AGES: 1050-1350 (3)

Medieval culture, emphasizing the role of the church, emergence of the national monarchies of western Europe and the creation of towns and universities.

HIST 569 THE RENAISSANCE ERA: 1300-1500 (3)

Political, economic, social and cultural changes in late medieval and Renaissance Europe. Prerequisite: HIST 102 or consent of instructor.

HIST 570 THE REFORMATION: 1500-1648 (3)

Religious, political, economic and social changes in Reformation and Counter-Reformation Europe. Prerequisite: HIST 102 or consent of instructor.

HIST 572 EUROPE 1815-1914 (3)

Economic, political, social and intellectual developments emphasizing the industrial revolution, nationalism and imperialism and the origins of World War I.

HIST 577 THE EXOTIC, THE EROTIC AND THE ROMANTIC: ORIENTALISM AND WESTERN CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST (3)

European and American perceptions and constructions of Middle Eastern peoples during the 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisite: HIST 117 or HIST 118 or consent of instructor.

HIST 579 EUROPEAN IDEAS:FRENCH REVOLUTION TO PRESENT (3)

Religious, scientific, political, and social theories of the European intellectual class seen in their historical context from the French Revolution to the present. Prerequisites: HIST 103 or consent of instructor.

HIST 581 FRANCE: 1763-1871 (3)

Old Regime and the impact of successive revolutions upon French society. Emphasis upon the role of France in the growth of European liberalism and nationalism. Prerequisite: HIST 103.

HIST 582 GERMNY 1871-1945 (3)

Analysis of the Bismarckian Empire, Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, emphasizing the interrelationships between internal developments and Germany's role in Europe and the world. Prerequisites: HIST 103.

HIST 584 RUSSIA/SOVIET UNION:1894-1953 (3)

Political, ideological, economic and cultural factors influencing the fall of the monarch, the Bolshevik Revolution, Leninism and Stalinism. Prerequisite: HIST 231 or HIST 103 or consent of instructor.

HIST 585 HISTORY OF SOVIET RUSSIA SINCE STALIN: 1953 TO PRESENT (3)

Topical analysis of political history and theory, economic development, foreign affairs, social change, and cultural and literary trends. Prerequisite: HIST 103 or HIST 231or consent of instructor.

HIST 588 THE HOLOCAUST IN HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (3)

Origins, implementation and aftermath of the genocide, motivations of the perpetrators, responses of bystanders, and victims' experiences. Prerequisites: 6 units in modern European history including HIST 103.

HIST 590 INTERPRETIVE PROBLEMS IN HISTORY (3)

An in-depth study of historical interpretations of selected topics. May be repeated provided a different topic is taken each time.

HIST 591 PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP (3)

A study of selected leaders and the strategies they pursued to shape the past. Figures selected by the instructor. May be repeated in different historical figures for a total of 6 units.

HIST 592 HISTORICAL THEMES (3)

A study through lectures and discussions of a historical topic selected by the instructor. May be repeated provided a different topic is taken each time.

HIST 593 DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH (2-4)

Research and reading dealing with a historical topic to be selected by the instructor and student; considerable attention to methodology; may be repeated for a total of 6 units. Prerequisites: 15 units in history and a minimum average of 3.00 in history and consent of instructor and department chairperson.

HIST 594 TRAVEL AND STUDY (3-6)

Countries and topics to be selected by the departments and instructors sponsoring the program. For complete information, write the chairperson of the department early in the fall of the academic year preceding the semester of intended study; may be repeated in different countries and topics for a total of 6 units. Prerequisites: Upper-division status and consent of instructor.

HIST 596 COLLOQUIUM (3)

Group discussion of reading in history or related disciplines approached from a viewpoint that is primarily historical and dealing with broad periods, topics, problems or comparative developments selected by the instructor(s); may be repeated in a different topic for a total of 6 units. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and 15 units in history or 9 units in history and 6 units in the related discipline.

HIST 597 DIRECTED READING (2-4)

Independent reading in history or related disciplines approached from a viewpoint that is primarily historical and dealing with specific periods, topics, problems or comparative developments selected by the student in consultation with the instructor(s); may be repeated for a total of 6 units. Prerequisites: 15 units in history or 9 units in history and 6 units in the related discipline and a minimum average of 3.00 in history and the related discipline and consent of department chairperson.

HIST 599 MAKING OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST (3)

Ethnic, political, religious and economic factors that have shaped the Middle East since 1798. Prerequisite: 6 units in history or consent of instructor.

HIST 607 LATIN AMERICA & THE UNITED STATES (3)

Graduate seminar on Latin American/U.S. relations. Emphasis on the social and cultural implications of U.S. power and influence in Latin America. Comparative analysis of Latin American responses to U.S. actions. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program.

HIST 609 MODERN THEORIES OF WAR (3)

Theories of the meaning and conduct of war since the Enlightenment; emphasis on European and American thought and practice with some attention to non-Western contributions. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program.

HIST 617 HISTORY INTERNSHIP (3)

Practical experiences within the historical profession. Prerequisite: Approval of the department chairperson.

HIST 683 DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH (2-4)

Research and reading with a historical topic to be selected by the instructor and student. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and 18 units of history and consent of the instructor and department chairperson.

HIST 684 DISEASE AND HISTORY (3)

Exploration of the ways in which human diseases have affected history with major developments in the history of epidemiology.

HIST 697 DIRECTED READINGS IN HISTORY (2-4)

Reading in areas of history selected by the instructor and the student. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and 18 units of history and consent of the instructor and department chairperson.