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Courses: History
History (HIST)

College of Arts and Humanities 

HIST 151 and 152 or consent is a prerequisite to all history courses numbered above 300.

HIST 151 World Civilization (3) Development of civilization from its prehistoric origins to 1500. Prerequisite for advanced courses. WC

HIST 152 World Civilization (3) Continuation of 151. Development of civilization from 1500 to the present. Prerequisite for advanced courses. WC

HIST 155 Non-Western Civilizations (3) Survey of historical and cultural development into their classical phases; restructuring under Western impact. Completes world civilizations requirement for transfer students with a two-semester course in Western civilization; not open to students with 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A. WC

HIST 161A World Cultures in Perspective (3) Development of civilizations from prehistoric origins to 1500. Offered as discussion and/or problems course. Alternative for 151 and 152; freshmen in SSP only. WC

HIST 162A World Cultures in Perspective (3) Continuation of 161A. Development of civilization from 1500 to the present. Offered as discussion and/or problems course. Alternative for 151 and 152; freshmen in SSP only. WC

HIST 231 Modern European Civilization (3) Political evolution and major economic, social, and cultural development of European states. 1500-1800. AH2

HIST 232 Modern European Civilization (3) Continuation of 231. Major political, social, economic, and cultural trends from Napoleon to the present. AH2

HIST 241 Civilizations of Asia (3) Survey of major civilizations of Asia from earliest times to 1500; East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia. (Cross-listed as ASAN 241) AH2

HIST 242 Civilizations of Asia (3) Continuation of 241. Survey of major civilizations of Asia from 1500 to the present; East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia. (Cross-listed as ASAN 242) AH2

HIST 281 Introduction to American History (3) Interpretive survey from earliest settlement to 1865. A-F only. AH2

HIST 282 Introduction to American History (3) Interpretive survey from 1865 to the present. AH2

HIST 284 History of the Hawaiian Islands (3) Survey of state and local history from Polynesian chiefdoms to Hawaiian Kingdom to American territory and state.

HIST 288 Survey of Pacific Islands History (3) Survey of Pacific Islands from pre-colonial to modern times; early settlement, cultural contact, colonization, contemporary problems. AH2

HIST 301 History of India and Pakistan (3) Historical survey of Indian society, economics, politics, religion, ideas, and institutions; origins, development, influence on culture, to 1500.

HIST 302 History of India and Pakistan (3) Continuation of 301. 1500 to the present.

HIST 305 History of Southeast Asia (3) Survey of development of civilizations and growth of nations in Southeast Asia, to the 18th century.

HIST 306 History of Southeast Asia (3) Continuation of 305, from 18th century to the present.

HIST 309 East Asian Civilizations (3) Characteristics of East Asian civilizations as they developed in pre-modern China; variant patterns in Japan and Korea; the modernization process to 1500.

HIST 310 East Asian Civilizations (3) Continuation of 309. Period after 1500.

HIST 311 History of China (3) Chinese civilization to the 17th century.

HIST 312 History of China (3) Continuation of 311. Period since the 17th century.

HIST 321 History of Japan (3) Survey of culture, government, economics, and institutions, to 1700.

HIST 322 History of Japan (3) Continuation of 321. Period from 1700.

HIST 323 Way of Tea in Japanese History and Culture (3) History and culture of Japan as revealed in study and practice of the tea ceremony (urasenke): Zen, aesthetics, calligraphy, architecture, ceramics, gardens, politics. (Cross-listed as ASAN 323)

HIST 324 The Samurai of Japan (3) A social, military, and cultural history of Japan's samurai (warrior) class. 

HIST 327 History of Korea (3) Survey of political, economic, social, and cultural developments from earliest times to 1400.

HIST 328 History of Korea (3) Continuation of 327. From 1400 to the present.

HIST 331 Ancient Greece I (3) Political, social, and cultural history of the Minoan, Mycenean, and Archaic periods. 

HIST 332 Ancient Greece II (3) Political, social, and cultural history of the Classical and Hellenistic periods. 

HIST 333 Ancient Rome: The Republic (3) Political, social, cultural history from the Etruscans to Augustus. Emphasis on discussion of literary and archaeological materials. (Alt. years: fall)

HIST 334 Ancient Rome: The Empire (3) Political, social, and cultural history from Augustus to 476 A.D. Emphasis on literary and archaeological materials. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 335 Early Middle Ages 300-900 (3) Interaction of three major forces forming Western European civilization: Classical tradition, Christian religion, Germanic society.

HIST 336 High Middle Ages 900-1300 (3) Topical examination of Medieval European culture: economy, society, religion, politics, thought, and the arts.

HIST 337 European Intellectual History (3) Undergraduate seminar on great debates in Western thought. Discussion of primary source materials; the scientific revolution and Enlightenment. No auditors.

HIST 338 European Intellectual History (3) Continuation of 337. European thought from French Revolution to the present.

HIST 340 Comparative Economic Growth-Historical Perspective (3) Comparative historical studies of economic development since 1750 in Great Britain, France, Germany, Russia, U.S., China, Japan, and the European common market. Political, social, and cultural dimensions.

HIST 344 Modern Germany (3) Political, social, economic, and cultural history since 1547. Rise of Austria and Prussia, unification, Bismarckian era, World War I and Weimar Republic, Hitler's Third Reich, post-World War II.

HIST 345 France in the Old Regime (3) Major social, political, and intellectual developments: Renaissance, Reformation, religious wars, Richelieu, Louis XIV, Enlightenment, and Revolution.

HIST 346 Modern France (3) Political, social, economic, and intellectual developments from Revolution and Napoleon to the present.

HIST 347 Tudor-Stuart Britain (3) This course traces major developments in British politics, society, and culture between the late Medieval and Modern Eras. Pre: 151 and 152 or consent.

HIST 348 Modern England (3) Interaction of 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century intellectual, political, economic, and social changes, which together produced the British Empire and modern Britain.

HIST 349 British Empire (3) Origins and expansion of the British empire between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries. Includes imperial policies affecting Britain, Australia, India, Ireland, and Southern Africa. Open to nonmajors. Pre: 151-152 or 161-162. 

HIST 350 Introduction to Russian History and Civilization (3) Development of Russia as a unique society. Origins and outside influences; rise of Moscow; autocratic system and serfdom; Western impact and modernization; artistic and literary heritage; Revolutionary movement and 1917 Revolution; Soviet Union.

HIST 354 Introduction to Islamic History (3) Muhammad, the Arab conquests, the Caliphate; fundamentals of Islam; classical Islamic civilization; development of Islam into modern times with emphasis on the Middle Eastern heartland.

HIST 355 The Making of the Modern Middle East (3) Survey of developments that created the system of nation-states in the Middle East. History of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey; Egypt; the Arab world; Israel and Iran. Recommended: 354. 

HIST 356 Survey of African History (3) The history of Africa from earliest times to the present: the rise of indigenous civilizations, European and Muslim impact, colonialism and nationalism, and current issues.

HIST 371 U.S. Foreign Policy to 1900 (3) History of American foreign policy and diplomacy.

HIST 372 U.S. Foreign Policy in 20th Century (3) Presidential leadership, Congress and public opinion, and policy toward Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific.

HIST 373 American Thought and Culture (3) Politics, family, philosophy, technology, etc.; their interrelationship within the total society. Pre-Colonial to end of the 19th century. (Cross-listed as AMST 343)

HIST 374 American Thought and Culture (3) Continuation of 373: the 20th century. (Cross-listed as AMST 344).

HIST 375 The American City (3) Evolution since 17th century; role in contemporary American culture. Related problems, perceptions, values. (Cross-listed as AMST 321) (Alt. years: spring 98)

HIST 378 History of American Business (3) The evolution of business enterprise from colonial times to the present. Emphasis on entrepreneurship, technological change, labor-management relations, government-business relations, and economic thought. Case studies of industrial development. (Cross-listed as MGT 348).

HIST 391 History of Warfare (3) Classical and guerrilla warfare, revolution, and military systems and institutions.

HIST 392 History of Warfare (3) Continuation of 391, from 1850 to present.

HIST 393 U.S. Military History (3) Survey of development of American military forces from War of Independence to war in Vietnam.

HIST 394 History of Science to 1700 (3) Evolution of scientific thought and its cultural context. Antiquity to 1700. 

HIST 395 History of Science since 1700 (3) Continuation of 394; science, technology, and society since 1700. 

HIST 396 Introduction to the Study of History (3) Introduction to the discipline; current trends in Asian, European, American, and Pacific historiography. Pre: history major.

HIST 406 Modern Philippines (3) Survey of major developments from pre-colonial through Spanish and American colonial periods, the revolution, Japanese occupation, and post-war republic. Pre: 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A; or consent.

HIST 407 Modern Malaysia (3) History of Malay peninsula and northern Borneo, emphasizing developments since 18th century: trade, commerce, foreign migrations, pluralism, nationalism, and Islam. Pre: 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A; or consent.

HIST 408 Modern Indonesia (3) Indonesia from 14th century to present. Emphasis on period from late 18th-century Western colonial impact to struggle for independence and problems of nationhood. Pre: 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A; or consent.

HIST 409 Modern Indochina (3) General survey of the history of the Indochinese countries. Emphasis on the struggle for independence. Pre: 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A; or consent.

HIST 410 Twentieth-Century China (3) An examination of the political, intellectual, economic, cultural, and social transformations of China in the twentieth century. This lecture course studies critical events in the making of modern China and explores important issues in the modernization of Chinese life in the twentieth century. Pre: 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A; or consent.

HIST 411 Local History of Late Imperial China (3) Ch'ing government and Chinese society from local and regional perspectives; modes of control and disorder during the 19th century.

HIST 412 Local History of 20th-Century China (3) Sociopolitical change and continuity at local and regional levels since 1900, stressing provincial reform, Hsien and sub-Hsien politics, warlordism, Kuomintang tutelage, and the Chinese Communist movement and rule.

HIST 416 Chinese Intellectual History (3) An interpretive survey of Chinese ideas and values in their cultural, social and political settings from classical age to 1600. Pre: 241 and 242; or consent. 

HIST 417 Chinese Intellectual History (3) Interpretive survey of Chinese thought from 1600 to the contemporary period, with special emphasis on the themes of cultural collision and change and tradition. Pre: 241 and 242; or consent.

HIST 418 China's Foreign Relations (3) Systematic review from traditional times, with emphasis on modern and contemporary history, analyses of foreign policy formulation, objectives, and implementation. Recommended: 312.

HIST 419 The Chinese Revolution (3) Origins, development, and meaning of modern revolution in China, 19th century to People's Republic. Recommended: 311 and 312.

HIST 420 People's Republic of China (3) Salient developments from 1949 to the present. Social revolution and modernization, critically relevant foreign relations. Recommended: 312 or 419.

HIST 421 Japanese Cultural History to 1600 (3) Genesis and development of Japanese aesthetic and literary traditions prior to founding of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Recommended: 321.

HIST 422 Tokugawa Japan (3) Japanese history and culture, 1600-1867. Recommended: 321.

HIST 423 Okinawa (3) Survey of social, cultural, economic, and political history from earliest times to present.

HIST 424 20th-Century Japan (3) Problems of Japan's political, economic, and social development since institutional consolidation of Meiji state (c.1890). Pre: 321 or 322, or consent.

HIST 425 Women in Japanese History (3) Survey of the changing political, social, economic, and cultural positions of women in Japan from ancient times to the present. Pre: one course in Japanese history or consent.

HIST 431 Ancient Near East: Pyramids and Writing Tablets (3) Civilizations of the Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, ancient Egyptians, Hittites, Hebrews, and Achaemenid Persians. Emphasis on discussion of literary and archaeological materials.

HIST 432 Crisis and Conflict in the Middle East (3) In depth study and analysis of major crises and conflicts in the Middle East since World War II: the Arab-Israeli Wars, revolutions in the Arab countries, the Turkish experiment with secularism, the Iranian/Islamic revolution, Afghanistan, the Gulf War. Recommended: 354 or 355. 

HIST 433 Medieval Cultures (3) Topical study of cultural and crosscultural issues in the medieval period (circa 300-1500). Class discussion and written work emphasize analysis of primary source documents using cultural and world history theories. Regional focus and readings vary by semester. Repeatable once. Pre: 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A; upper division standing. 

HIST 434 History of Christianity to 1500 (3) Historical analysis of the main traditions of Christianity and elements of diversity within Europe and in relation to other parts of the world. Focus on the interpretation of primary sources and discussion of cultural issues. Pre: 151 and 152, or 161A and 162A. (Alt. years: spring 2000)

HIST 435 The Renaissance 1300-1500 (3) Political, social, intellectual, and religious development. Emphasis on cultural history; humanism and its influence on thought and reforming movements. (Alt. years: fall 97)

HIST 436 The Reformation 1500-1600 (3) Political, social, intellectual, religious developments of Protestant and Catholic Reformation. Emphasis on cultural history; religious thought and impact on social and political developments. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 439 The Darwinian Revolution (3) Social and intellectual origins of evolutionary thought and its continuing impact; emphasis on Darwin and the Victorian scientific community. Pre: 152 and one of BIOL 101, BOT 101 or ZOOL 101; or consent.

HIST 440 20th-Century Europe (3) Contemporary problems and their historical background.

HIST 441 Expansion of Europe (3) Historical processes in modern European colonization from 16th to 20th century; impact on non-Europeans in Asia and Africa. (Alt. years: fall)

HIST 443 Nazi Germany (3) Origins, establishment, and impact of Hitler's Third Reich. Recommended: 344. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 444 The History of the Holocaust (3) The origins and progression of the Holocaust, the almost complete destruction of European Jews, and other Nazi genocidal policies. Open to non-majors.

HIST 445 French Revolution and Napoleon (3) Causes, course, and conduct of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic periods, their impact upon Europe; emphasis on the conflict of ideologies inherent in the Revolutionary process.

HIST 448 Imperial Spain and Portugal (3) The influence of Spain and Portugal on people and cultures in Europe, Africa, America, and Asia; Portugal's captivity and the defeat of the Spanish Armada. 

HIST 452 History and Film (3) Lecture/discussion course introducing relationships between film and history. Explores how film reflects and shapes society, influences our sense of the past, and provides a way to understand that past. Considers historical issues since the French Revolution. Open to non-majors. Pre: 151 and 152; or consent.

HIST 453 Russian Intellectual History (3) Evolution of political/cultural ideas in 19th- and early 20th-century Russia. Pre: 350 or consent.

HIST 454 Tsarist Russia (3) Development of the Russian state to the 19th century. Kievan state and early development of culture and art; Mongol era; rise of Moscow, autocracy, and serfdom; Petrine reforms; Western impact; emergence as a major European power.

HIST 455 Russian Revolution (3) Origins in 19th-century; problems in Russian society; revolutionary ideologies and parties. Revolution of 1917 and the civil war; detailed study of relation between February and October revolutions.

HIST 456 Soviet Union (3) Establishment, political structure, economic system, society and culture, foreign policy. Characteristics, impact on its peoples, problems, post-Stalin "thaw."

HIST 457 Russia in East Asia and the Pacific (3) Siberia, Russian/Soviet Far East, Russian activities in Pacific basin; evolving relations with Asian and Pacific powers.

HIST 460 Native American History (3) A lecture and discussion course on the history of North American Indians from the seventeenth century to the present. Open to non-majors. Pre: 151 or 152 or consent.

HIST 461 Early America (3) Transit of European culture to North America; independence and the Constitution.

HIST 462 The Young American Republic 1783-1841 (3) Development of American society, the Constitution, Jeffersonianism, the age of Jackson.

HIST 463 American Civil War Era 1841-1877 (3) The crisis of the Union: antebellum society and culture, slavery, reform, sectionalism, the Civil War and Reconstruction.

HIST 464 Transformation of America 1877-1920 (3) Selected themes that explain major changes in American life during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the westward movement, consolidation of capitalism, world power diplomacy, popular culture, progressivism, and World War I.

HIST 465 The United States 1920-1948 (3) The Roaring Twenties, the Depression, New Deal, coming of World War II, America during the war, origins of the Cold War.

HIST 466 The U.S.: 1948 to the Present (3) The atomic age and the Cold War, the age of anxiety, the 1960s, the Vietnam War, the Reagan-Bush era, and beyond.

HIST 467 American Television History (3) A lecture/discussion course examining the impact of television on American society, culture and politics. Analyzed in depth are family sitcoms, presidential politics, Vietnam and the presentation of gender and ethnicity. Open to nonmajors. 

HIST 468 Viva Las Vegas! (3) Upper-division lecture course on the historical and cultural significance of Las Vegas in twentieth-century America. Open to non-majors. Pre: 151 and 152, or consent.

HIST 470 American Show Business (3) History of American entertainment industry since 1880, with emphasis on businesses of recording, broadcasting, and film production. Role of entrepreneurs, invention, labor, politics, and culture. Impact of industry on American life. Pre: consent.

HIST 472 American Social History (3) Introduction to the new social history; interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the everyday lives of ordinary Americans in past generations. Pre: 281 and 282.

HIST 474 (Alpha) Topics in United States History (3) (B) African Americans; (C) the West. (474C cross-listed as AMST 414) 

HIST 475 Constitutional History of the U.S. (3) Origins, development of Constitution, Colonial to modern times.

HIST 477 American Labor History (3) Conditions of labor in major phases of American development; response of labor and community to changing work environment. Capitalism, unionism, race, gender, law, etc. Emphasis on 20th century. (Cross-listed as AMST 431)

HIST 478 Colonial Latin America (3) Pre-Columbian civilizations: Spanish and Portuguese colonization; political, economic, social, and religious evolution to 1810; independence.

HIST 479 Latin America since Independence (3) Political, economic, and social development since 1825; case studies from Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba.

HIST 481 Pacific Islands I (3) The Pacific past from first human settlement to the start of the colonial period; emphasis on historiography and analysis of islanders' responses to Euro-American intrusion.

HIST 482 Pacific Islands II (3) The colonial experience to the present.

HIST 483 United States in the Pacific (3) Growth of economic and political interests and policies.

HIST 484 The Hawaiian Kingdom 1819-1893 (3) Transformation of Hawai'i into a state influenced by American and European ideas and institutions and Asian peoples. Pre: 284.

HIST 485 History of 20th-Century Hawai'i (3) Formation of an American Hawai'i with its unique local culture from 1898 to the present. Pre: 284.

HIST 489 World Maritime History (3) A survey of world maritime history from earliest times to the present, with emphasis on the evolution of nautical technology, motives from maritime enterprises, and the impact of cross-cultural encounters between oceanic peoples. (Cross-listed as OEST 489)

HIST 491 Woman's Place (3) Historical explanations of women's proper place and roles in the home, outside, and in the struggle for emancipation. (Cross-listed as WS 491)

HIST 492 Women in Revolt (3) Conditions under which women's protest develops. Women's rights movements in the 19th- and 20th-century. U.S., cross-cultural comparisons. Recommended: 491. (Cross-listed as WS 492)

HIST 495 (Alpha) History Colloquium (3) Extensive or intensive treatment of special problems. (B) Philippines and Indonesia; (C) intelligence and foreign relations; (K) Chinese traditional government. Recommended for honors students. Pre: 372 (or concurrent) or consent for (C); consent for (B) and (K).

HIST 496 (Alpha) Senior Tutorial in History (3) Analysis of sources and evaluation of methods of historical writing. Research in field of special interest. Required for majors except those in Honors Program. (B) United States; (C) modern Europe; (D) Asia/Pacific; (E) comparative/World; (F) provisional topics. Pre: 396 (or concurrent).

HIST 499 Directed Reading (V) Individual projects in various fields. History majors with consent. Maximum 5 credit hours. (1) American; (2) Pacific; (3) Japanese; (4) European; (5) English; (6) Chinese; (7) Russian; (8) Hawaiian; (9) South Asian; (10) Southeast Asian; (11) Korean.

HIST 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master's Plan B or C candidate and consent.

HIST 602 Seminar in Historiography (3) History of history and historians; philosophies of history.

HIST 609 Seminar in World History (3) Analysis, research, and discussion of themes and issues in study of history of humankind. Repeatable. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

HIST 610 Topics in World History (3) Selected themes-feudalism, economic and industrial development, etc.-important in global history. Topics pre-announced. Repeatable. Pre: 609.

HIST 611 (Alpha) Seminar in European History (3) Selected problems for reading and research. (B) ancient; (C) medieval (Pre: 335 or 336, or consent); (D) early modern (Alt. years: spring); (E) modern (Alt. years: fall); (G) intellectual.

HIST 612 Ethnographic History (3) Critical inquiry into historical representations of the "other" and ways in which modern historians have used culture and other anthropological concepts to write and think about the past.

HIST 613 Introduction to Cultural Studies (3) A graduate seminar designed to introduce history students to the multidisciplinary theories that are appropriate to cultural studies. A-F only. Repeatable once. Pre: history major or consent. 

HIST 618 (Alpha) Advanced Readings in Russian History (3) (B) early Russia; (C) modern. Pre: 350 and graduate standing, or consent.

HIST 619 Research Seminar in Russian History (3) Repeatable. Pre: 618 and knowledge of Russian language, or consent.

HIST 620 Advanced Topics in Russian History (3) Seminar. Repeatable. Pre: appropriate 400-level Russian history or consent.

HIST 621 (Alpha) Russia in East Asia and the Pacific (3) (B) advanced readings; (C) advanced research on Siberia, Russian activities in the Pacific basin, evolving relations with Asian and Pacific powers. Repeatable. Pre: 457 and either 454 or 456; or consent.

HIST 630 History of American History (3) Graduate-level survey of American history, historians, historiography, and historical literature. Pre: graduate standing.

HIST 632 (Alpha) Advanced Readings in American History (3) Interpretations and literature of important themes and problems. (B) early America; (C) the Republic to 1877; (D) industrial America; (E) recent America. Repeatable. Pre: appropriate 400-level U.S. history course or consent.

HIST 634 (Alpha) Research in American History (3) (B) early America; (C) the Republic to 1877; (D) industrial America; (E) recent America; (F) foreign relations. Repeatable. Pre: for 634(F) only, 639(C); for all others, appropriate 400-level U.S. history course or consent.

HIST 639 (Alpha) Advanced Topics in American History (3) Seminar in advanced research and readings. (B) social and intellectual (Cross-listed as AMST 646); (C) diplomatic; (D) religious (Cross-listed as AMST 644); (E) the American city (Cross-listed as AMST 627 and ARCH 627); (K) business, labor, and technology (Cross-listed as AMST 647). Pre: graduate standing and consent.

HIST 654 Seminar: Mainland Southeast Asia (3) Studies in the histories of peoples and states of Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. Repeatable. Pre: 306.

HIST 655 Seminar: Island Southeast Asia (3) Research and readings in the socioeconomic, political, and cultural history of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Philippines. Repeatable. Pre: 306.

HIST 661 (Alpha) Seminar in Chinese History (3) Problems and readings in political, social, and cultural history. (B) early; (C) middle; (D) modern. Repeatable.

HIST 662 Seminar: Islam and Islamic Civilization (3) Readings on the rise, spread, and development of Islamic cultures and civilizations throughout the world down to modern times. Repeatable. Pre: graduate standing or consent. Recommended: 354.

HIST 663 Seminar in Indian History (3) Problems and readings; influence of Indian culture on Southeast Asia. Individual reports. Repeatable.

HIST 665 (Alpha) Seminar in Japanese History (3) Problems, principal sources of bibliographic information. (B) traditional period to c.1600; (C) early modern 1600-1868; (D) 1868 to present; (E) 20th-century diplomatic.

HIST 667 (Alpha) Seminar in Korean History (3) Reading major interpretive works, and research in selected topics. (B) reading; (C) research. Pre: 327 and 328.

HIST 675 (Alpha) Seminar in Pacific History (3) Reading and research on major themes and issues. (B) South Pacific; (C) Micronesia; (D) 19th century; (E) 20th century. Pre: 481 and 482, or consent.

HIST 676 Pacific History Research Seminar (3) Writing Pacific history from primary sources in Hawaiian repositories. Repeatable. Pre: 675.

HIST 677 Seminar in History of Hawai'i (3) Reading seminar with short papers required. Covers Kingdom of Hawai'i and 20th-century Hawai'i in alternate years. Pre: 284. Repeatable. (Alt. years: fall)

HIST 680 Seminar in Military History (3) Bibliography, research tools, readings, and special problems in military history. Repeatable. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

HIST 690 Seminar in History of Science (3) Readings in the history of science and its social context. Repeatable. 

HIST 699 Directed Research (V) Individual research topics. (1) American; (2) Pacific; (3) Japanese; (4) European; (5) English; (6) Chinese; (7) Russian; (8) Hawaiian; (9) South Asian; (10) Southeast Asian; (11) Korean. Restricted to Plan A (thesis) students. Maximum 2 credit hours. Repeatable. Pre: consent.

HIST 700 Thesis Research (V)

HIST 702 Institutional History of Korea (3) Major political, economic, and social institutions. Repeatable. Pre: 327 and 328. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 705 Asian Research Material and Methods (3) Bibliography, reference tools, and research methods in sources on Asia in Western and Asian languages. Discussion of published and archival repositories. Repeatable. (Cross-listed as ASAN 705 and LIS 705).

HIST 711 Korean Historical Sources (3) Reading in Korean or classical Chinese of various forms of historical literature, literary sources, reference materials; reading knowledge of Korean or classical Chinese required. Repeatable. (Cross-listed as KOR 711) (Alt. years: fall) 

HIST 713 Chinese Historical Literature (3) Reading and use of numerous genres of Chinese historical literature and documents. Chinese bibliography. Knowledge of Chinese required. Repeatable.

HIST 717 Chinese Intellectual History (3) Intensive study in Chinese thought and institutions. Repeatable. Pre: 311 and 312. Recommended: knowledge of Chinese.

HIST 718 Chinese Intellectual History (3) Continuation of 717. Repeatable.

HIST 721 China: Classic Antiquity to 750 (3) Foundations and elaborations of Chinese tradition. Repeatable. Pre: 311 and 312.

HIST 723 China from 750-1700 (3) Political, social, economic history; source materials, interpretive problems, rise of the gentry. Pre: knowledge of Chinese. Repeatable.

HIST 725 Contemporary China Seminar: Reading (3) Topical readings, research, and discussion, emphasizing PRC. Normal sequence emphasizes reading in 725, research in 726. Repeatable.

HIST 726 Contemporary China Seminar: Research (3) Continuation of 725. Repeatable. 

HIST 800 Dissertation Research (V) Pre: consent.

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