MODERN HISTORY

Lettere MODERN HISTORY

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DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
HUMANITIES
2022/2023



YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2020
SPRING SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
ExamDate
APPELLO FEBBRAIO15/02/2023 - 10:00
APPELLO RISERVATO AI FUORI CORSO15/05/2023 - 10:00
RISERVATO STUDENTI CON ALMENO 162 CFU15/05/2023 - 10:00
APPELLO GIUGNO01/06/2023 - 10:00
APPELLO GIUGNO14/06/2023 - 10:00
APPELLO LUGLIO19/07/2023 - 10:00
APPELLO SETTEMBRE20/09/2023 - 10:00
APPELLO DICEMBRE20/12/2023 - 10:00
Objectives
THE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES OF THIS COURSE ARE THE FOLLOWING:
KNOW THE MAJOR MOMENTS OF ITALIAN, EUROPEAN AND WORLD HISTORY AND THEIR GEOGRAPHICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXTS OF STRUCTURAL AND LONG-TERM REFERENCE

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
THE STUDENT:
– WILL ACQUIRE THE MAIN TOPICS OF THE MODERN AGE AND THE RHYTHMS OF A WORLD IN RAPID AND CONTINUOUS SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION;
– WILL INCLUDE THE CONSTANT INTERLACEMENT BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT DIMENSIONS OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL, INSTITUTIONAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY, AS WELL AS THE ELEMENTS OF GREATER NOVELTY AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE MODERN AGE, IS ADDED TO WHICH THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF INTERIOR MAN AND THE ENVIRONMENT

ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
– KNOWING HOW TO DEVELOP ORIGINAL APPROACHES AND INTUITIONS TO HISTORICAL CHARACTERS, WHICH HAVE DESIGNED THE FISIONOMY OF THE MODERN AGE
– COMPETENTLY EXAMINE THE RICH REPERTORY OF DOCUMENTS AND MATERIALS, WHICH ARE THE BASIS OF HISTORICAL STUDIES RELATING TO THE MODERN AGE;
– RESOLVE AND TRANSLATE WITH CRITICAL AWARENESS THE CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE TOPICS ADDRESSED IN ORDER TO THE GREAT FRAMEWORKS OF THE MODERN AGE

AUTONOMY OF JUDGMENT
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
– SELECTING THE PROBLEMS RELATED TO THE NEED TO "UPDATE" THE HISTORICAL STUDY, OR TO FIND OUT IN THE TRADITION OF THE PAST THE TRACES OF THE SOCIO-CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF OUR MOST STRINGING CURRENTITY;
–IDENTIFY THE PROCESS OF GRADUALLY OVERCOMING HISTORIOGRAPHICAL, EVEN CLASSICAL ISSUES, IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE MOST GENERAL HORIZON OF RELATIONS BETWEEN HISTORICAL FACTS AND PROCESSES OF MODERNITY;
– DISCOVER NEW KEYS TO READING AND INTERPRETING THE IDEA OF THE MODERN, INTERESTING THE PAST THROUGH THE EXAMINATION OF UNEXPLORED RELATIONS BETWEEN EPISODES AND PHENOMENA, THE ARISE WELL BEYOND THE LOCAL OR REGIONAL HISTORICAL SCALE

LEARNING ABILITY
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
– USE THE TRADITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL TOOLS AND THE COMPUTER RESOURCES FOR ANALYSIS AND ARCHIVING;
–CARRY OUT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES, UNDERSTAND AND INTERPRET COMPLEX TEXTS, ADVERTISING OR LITERARY;
– PROCEED WITH THE CONTINUOUS UPDATING OF YOUR KNOWLEDGE, USING THE REFERENCE TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE
Prerequisites
1. KNOWING HOW TO DEVELOP AND / OR APPLY ORIGINAL APPROACHES AND INTUITIONS IN ORDER TO HELP ADVANCE THE STATE OF RESEARCH IN THE HISTORICAL FIELD.
2. KNOWING TO ACT WITH PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE IN THE DIFFERENT FIELDS OF HISTORICAL STUDIES RELATING TO THE MODERN AGE.
3. ABILITY TO CARRY OUT DATA MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES, ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE TOPICS ADDRESSED.
4. ABILITY TO IDENTIFY AND RESOLVE PROBLEMS RELATED IN PARTICULAR TO THE NEED TO "UPDATE" THE HISTORICAL STUDY, OR TO KNOW HOW TO FIND THE TRACES OF THE SOCIO-CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF THE OF CURRENT EVENTS IN THE TRADITION OF THE PAST.
Contents
AT THE ROOTS OF MODERNITY; IMPERIAL HEGEMONY AND
RELIGIOUS DIVISION OF CHRISTIANITY: THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY; TOWARDS A MULTIPOLAR EUROPE: THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY; THE CENTURY OF TRANSFORMATION: THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; THE ATLANTIC AND EUROPEAN REVOLUTIONS: FROM THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION TO THE NAPOLEONIC EMPIRE; RESTART AND NEW BEGINNING: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: FROM THE CONGRESS OF VIENNA TO THE EUROPE OF BERLIN;
IN EUROPE AND THE REST OF THE WORLD: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND RELATIONS BETWEEN DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE WORLD.
Teaching Methods
FRONTAL LESSONS
Verification of learning
CHECK ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROGRAM TO ASSESS
- THE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE FUNDAMENTAL MOMENTS OF MODERN HISTORY AND RELATED PROBLEMS.
- THE ABILITY TO EXPRESS CLEARLY USING A CORRECT AND APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE, SYNTACTICALLY AND RELATIVE TO THE SPECIFIC LANGUAGE OF THE DISCIPLINE.
- THE ABILITY TO ORGANIZE A ARTICULATED AND RELEVANT SPEECH ON THE PROPOSED ARGUMENTS, SELECTING THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ASPECTS AND INSERT THEM IN THE RIGHT HISTORICAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK.
Texts
GENERAL PART
FOR ALL THOSE ENROLLED IN THE COURSE:
AURELIO MUSI, UN VIVAIO DI STORIA. L'EUROPA NEL MONDO MODERNO, MILANO, BIBLION, 2020
MONOGRAPHIC PART FOR ATTENDING STUDENTS:
1) DAVID ABULAFIA, LA SCOPERTA DELL'UMANITÀ. INCONTRI ATLANTICI NELL'ETÀ DI COLOMBO, BOLOGNA, IL MULINO, 2010;
2) GUIDO ABBATISTA, LA RIVOLUZIONE AMERICANA, ROMA-BARI, LATERZA, 2021.
3) ALFONSO TORTORA, REDENTORISTI. UNA STORIA DEL MEZZOGIORNO D'ITALIA (SECOLI XVIII-XIX), LAVEGLIA & CARLONE, BATTIPAGLIA 2022.

MONOGRAPHIC PART FOR NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS:
1) ALFONSO TORTORA, REDENTORISTI. UNA STORIA DEL MEZZOGIORNO D'ITALIA (SECOLI XVIII-XIX), LAVEGLIA & CARLONE, BATTIPAGLIA 2022;
2) FRANCESCA TRIVELLATO, EBREI E CAPITALISMO. STORIA DI UNA LEGGENDA DIMENTICATA, ROMA-BARI, LATERZA, 2021
3) DANIEL R. HEADRICK, IL PREDOMINIO DELL'OCCIDENTE. TECNOLOGIA, AMBIENTE, IMPERIALISMO, BOLOGNA, IL MULINO, 2011
4) CLAUDIO FERLAN, I GESUITI, BOLOGNA, IL MULINO, 2015;
5) SALVATORE BONO, SCHIAVI. UNA STORIA MEDITERRANEA (XVI-XIX SECOLO), IL MULINO, 2016.

TO THESE VOLUMES, FOR NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS, ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TEXTS IS ADDED BY CHOICE:
1)CRISTOPH STROHM, CALVINO, IL MULINO 2014;
2) THOMAS KAUFMANN, LUTERO, BOLOGNA, IL MULINO, 2007;
3) GIUSEPPE CARIDI, CARLO III. UN GRANDE RE RIFORMATORE A NAPOLI E IN SPAGNA, ROMA, SALERNO EDITRICE, 2014;
4) ADRIANO PROSPERI, ERESIE, MACERATA, QUODLIBET, 2021;
5) MICHELA CATTO, GUIDO MONGINI, SILVIA MOSTACCIO, EVANGELIZZAZIONE E GLOBALIZZAZIONE. LE MISSIONI GESUITICHE NELL'ETÀ MODERNA TRA STORIA E STORIOGRAFIA, ROMA, SOCIETÀ EDITRICE DANTE ALIGHIERI,2010.
More Information
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