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H. MORSE STEPHENS, M.A., Litt.D., Professor of History.

THOMAS R. BACON, A.B., B.D., Professor of Modern European History. HERBERT E. BOLTON, Ph.D., Professor of American History.

FREDERICK J. TEGGART, A.B., Associate Professor of Pacific Coast History, and Honorary Curator of the Bancroft Library.

JACOB N. BOWMAN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medieval History. RICHARD F. SCHOLZ, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ancient History. EUGENE I. MCCORMAC, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of American History. DONALD E. SMITH, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History and Geography, Acting Director of University Extension, and Secretary of the Department of History.

CHARLES E. CHAPMAN, M.A., Teaching Fellow in History.

Teaching Fellow in History.

Teaching Fellow in History.

Teaching Fellow in History.

The attention of students is called to the unusual opportunities for historical research offered by the Bancroft collection of manuscripts and books relating to the countries bordering upon the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Panama. The results of investigations completed in connection with the work of the department appear in the University of California Publications in History and in the Publications of the Academy of Pacifie Coast History.


Students may satisfy any requirement of history for the Junior Certifi cate by taking course 1. Students electing to take history as their major subject in the upper division must, while in the lower division, take History 1, and one of the three courses: Political Science 1, Economies 1, or History 2; and are recommended to acquire a reading knowledge of French, German, or Spanish.

1A-1B. General History.

Professor STEPHENS.

Lectures on the growth of western civilization from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century. This course is designed as an introduction to the study of history, and for the purpose of affording a general perspective of the development of society, politics, and literature in Europe. No textbook is used, but a syllabus is provided for the contents of eighty lectures, forty to be delivered in each term. The first half-year's work extends to the beginning of the thirteenth century, and the second half-year's work from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century. The class is divided into sections in which recitations, examinations, and con

ferences are conducted by the teaching fellows in history. Examinations are held at the end of each half-year, both on the lectures and on the special work of the sections.

3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 2.

2A-2B. Historical Geography.

Assistant Professor SMITH. (A) An introduction to the study of geography and its relation to history. (B) A study of the map of the world with particular reference to political boundaries and geographical development. Course 2B may be taken before or after course 2A.

3 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th S, 10.



Courses 1 and 2 are open as free elective courses in the upper division to students in the colleges of engineering and chemistry, as in these colleges six units of the requirement in history may be deferred until the year following the granting of the Junior Certificate.

48A-48B. Europe in the Eighteenth Century to 1789.

Professor BACON.

With special reference to intellectual and literary history. 2 hrs., throughout the year. M W, 10.

49A-49B. Europe in the Nineteenth Century from the Congress of Vienna.

2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 10.

Professor BACON.


The minimum requirement for students taking history as a major subjeet is twelve units (two full year courses of major work), selected from courses 111, 121, 141, 151, 161, 171, 181; and four units selected from the advanced courses (112, 122, 142, etc.) offered. The advanced courses in the upper division-with the exception of 152, 172, and 173—presume a reading knowledge of French, and either German or Spanish.

101AH-101BH. Honor Course.

Professor STEPHENS.

Only such students as have done conspicuously good work in the junior year, and are recommended by the department, are eligible for this course. The number of such students is limited to six. 2 hrs., throughout the year, with a maximum of 5 hours credit each half-year. W, 3-5.

111A-111B. Ancient History.

Assistant Professor SCHOLZ.

(A) To the death of Alexander. (B) To 800 A.D.

3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 10.

112A-112B. Hellenism, its Spread and Transformation.

Assistant Professor SCHOLZ.

(B) The

*(A) Greek civilization from its beginnings to the second century A.D., with special emphasis on the Hellenistic period. spread and transformation of Hellenism from the time of Constantine to the fall of Constantinople (1453).

2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 10.

113A-113B. Ancient Imperialism.

Assistant Professor SCHOLZ. (A) From Alexander the Great to Constantine. The political and religi ous aspects are studied intensively. (B)* The Roman Empire from Augustus to Charlemagne. Special emphasis is laid on the provincial and municipal government and administration of the Early Empire, and on the relations between the eastern and western parts of the Empire from Constantine to Charlemagne.

2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 10.

121A-121B. History of the Middle Ages.

Assistant Professor BowMAN.

A general survey of the Middle Ages from the fifth and sixth centuries to the beginning of the sixteenth century.

3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 1.

122. The Early Germans.

Assistant Professor Bow MAN.

The wandering of the nations, and the German kingdoms to the ninth century.

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Lectures on the history of Europe from 1600 to 1890, based on Stephens, Syllabus of a Course of Lectures on European History. reading knowledge of French, German, or Spanish is required.

3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 1.

142A-142B. The French Revolutionary Period in Europe.

Professor STEPHENS.

An intensive study of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1799, and its influence on Europe. A reading knowledge of French is required. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 2.

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151A-151B. History of England.

Assistant Professor

Lectures on the political and constitutional history of England with the study of documents contained in Adams and Stephens, Select Documents of English Constitutional History.

3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 9.

152A-152B. Constitutional History of England.

Assistant Professor

A detailed study of the origin and growth of the English constitution. Especially designed for students of law.

2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 9.

161A-161B. History of Spain and Spanish America.

Assistant Professor SMITH.

An outline of the history of Spain from the earliest times to the nineteenth century, with special attention to the establishment and growth of her colonial empire. The second half-year is devoted principally to Mexico, with less detailed reference to the other Latin-American republics.

3 hrs.. throughout the year. M W F, 2.

171A-171B. American History.

Assistant Professor McCORMAC.

A general course dealing with the English colonies and the political history of the United States.

3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 9.

172A-172B. Growth of the American National Government.

Assistant Professor McCORMAC.

Colonial governments; formation of the national constitution; historical development of constitutional government in the United States. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 9.

*173A-173B. The Civil War and Reconstruction.

Assistant Professor McCORMAC.

2 hrs., throughout the year. Tu Th, 9.

181A-1818. The History of the West.

Professor BOLTON.

A study of the settlement and development of the West, and of the influence of the West upon national and international affairs at each stage of advance. The emphasis of the course is upon the Trans-Mississippi West and the Far West.

3 hrs., throughout the year. M W F, 10.

*Not to be given, 1911-12.

182A-182в. Spain in the Southwest. Professor BOLTON. An intensive study of some portion or phase of the region from Texas to California which formerly constituted the northern provinces of New Spain but is now included within the United States. The topic for 1911-12 will be: The northern frontier of New Spain in the later 17th century. A reading knowledge of Spanish is required.

2 hrs., throughout the year.

M W, 11.

191A-191B. Historical Bibliography. Associate Professor TEGGART. Instruction in the methods of bibliography, followed by a detailed presentation of bibliographical information necessary for historical research. During the second half-year special attention is given to American history.

1 hr., throughout the year. Tu, 11.


Students desirous of pursuing graduate work in history must register, immediately upon entrance, with the secretary of the department, Professor D. E. Smith, 108 California Hall. A member of the department is appointed to supervise the work of each graduate student. Graduates from other institutions, before admission to graduate work, will be tested as to their knowledge of both European and American history.

Candidates for the master's degree in history must have completed satisfactorily the work required of an undergraduate major student in history; they are recommended to take course 191 and course 201,-which is preliminary to other graduate work,-unless exempted from it by having been admitted to course 101н.

Students planning to undertake research work in connection with the Bancroft collection must have a thorough knowledge of Spanish.

The department of history issues a separate announcement which contains its requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

201A-201в. The Critical Study of History.

Professor STEPHENS.

An introduction to the materials and processes of historical writing, based on Langlois and Seignobos, Introduction to the Study of History.

2 hrs., throughout the year. Th, 3-5.

211A-211B. Ancient History.

Assistant Professor SCHOLZ.

For 1911-12 the subject will be: Studies in the history of Roman Law. 2 hrs., throughout the year. Th, 3-5.

221A-221B. Medieval History.

Assistant Professor Bow MAN.

For 1911-12 the subject will be: Gregory of Tours. 2 hrs., throughout the year. F, 3-5.

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