CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

1212100043
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
EQF6
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2022/2023



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
FULL ACADEMIC YEAR
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1280LESSONS
Objectives
THE TEACHING IS FINALIZED TO THE COMPREHENSION OF THE CHARACTERIZING STRENGTHS THE MAIN PROCESSES, FROM THE POINT OF POLITICAL-INSTITUTIONAL, AND SOCIO-CULTURAL, MANIFESTED FROM THE BEGINNING OF XIX CENTURY UP TO OUR DAYS, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEST. IN THE LIGHT OF ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, THE STUDENT SHOULD DEMAND ANALYZE THE SOCIO-POLITICS VARIABLES THROUGH COMPARATIONS OF EVENTS AND PROBLEMS.
Prerequisites
IT IS PREFERRED AN EVEN BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE TOPICS ANALYZED DURING THE COURSE; AND, MOREOVER, IT RESULTS DEEPLY USEFUL A GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF MODERN HISTORY.
Contents
THE COURSE WILL BE COMPOSED OF THREE PARTS.

FIRST PART:
- RESTORATION;
- LIBERAL UPRISINGS;
- 1848 IN EUROPE;
- ITALIAN UNIFICATION;
- GERMAN UNIFICATION AND BISMARCK’ ORDER;
- COLONIALISM AND IMPERIALISM;
- ITALY: THE AFTERMATH OF UNIFICATION;
- ITALY: THE END OF XIX CENTURY AND GIOLITTI;
- INTERNATIONAL CRISIS AT THE BEGINNINGS OF XX CENTURY.

SECOND PART:
- FIRST WORLD WAR;
- FIRST POSTWAR IN EUROPE;
- FIRST POSTWAR IN ITALY;
- FASCISM: ORIGIN, GROWTH AND CONSOLIDATION;
- GERMANY: FROM REPUBLIC TO NAZISM;
- CRISIS OF 1929: UNITED STATES AND EUROPE IN RECESSION;
- THIRTIES: THE END OF EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY;
- SECOND WORLD WAR;
- ITALY: THE FALL OF FASCISM.

THIRD PART:
- SECOND WORLD WAR: THE AFTERMATH;
- COLD WAR AND CONTAINMENT;
- ITALY: THE BIRTH OF THE REPUBLIC AND THE YEARS OF “CENTRISM”;
- ITALY: FROM “CENTER-LEFT” TO THE SEVENTIES;
- ITALY: THE CRISIS OF THE FIRST REPUBLIC;
- ITALY: THE SECOND REPUBLIC AFTER TANGENTOPOLI;
- COLD WAR: AFTER STALIN;
- COLD WAR: THE FALL OF USSR;
- EUROPE: CONTINENTAL INTEGRATION;
- THE INTERNATIONAL SCENARIO AFTER 1989;
- 9/11 AND ITS AFTERMATH.
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE IS COMPOSED OF 80 HOURS OF FRONTAL LESSONS, SOME OF WHICH (NOT MORE THAN 8 HOURS) WILL BE GIVEN AS SEMINAR SESSIONS ON SPECIFIC TOPICS.
OTHER DIDACTIC SUPORTS WILL BE GIVEN DURING THE COURSE TO THE ATTENDING STUDENTS.
Verification of learning
THE EVALUATION WILL TAKE PLACE BY: 1) MONTHLY WRITTEN TEST; 2) AN ORAL FINAL TEST, FINALIZED TO CHECK THE HISTORICAL METHOD AND THE CAPACITY TO INDIVIDUALIZE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EVENTS AND LONG-TERM PROCESSES.
Texts
L. ROSSI, STORIA CONTEMPORANEA. PER UNA RICERCA DI SENSO NELLA POST-MODERNITÀ, EDITRICE GAIA, SALERNO, 2016.
More Information
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