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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
MODERN PHILOLOGY
Course unit
MODERN HISTORY
LE02108769, A.A. 2011/12

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
MODERN PHILOLOGY
IA1862, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2011/12
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Degree course track FRANCESISTICA E ITALIANISTICA [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MODERN HISTORY
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIUSEPPE GULLINO

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LE02122758 HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE GIUSEPPE GULLINO LE0607

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-STO/02 Modern History 3.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year Student choice

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 3.0 21 54.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2011
End of activities 28/01/2012
Show course schedule 2018/19 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 Commissione 2018/19 01/12/2018 30/11/2019 FEOLA VITTORIA (Presidente)
MOLINO PAOLA (Membro Effettivo)
CARACAUSI ANDREA (Supplente)
SILVANO GIOVANNI (Supplente)
5 Commissione 2016/17 01/12/2016 30/11/2019 VIGGIANO ALFREDO (Presidente)
CARACAUSI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
4 Commissione 2015/16 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 VIGGIANO ALFREDO (Presidente)
CARACAUSI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)
2 Commissione 2014/15 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 IVETIC EGIDIO (Presidente)
CHIARAMONTI GABRIELLA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Students are required to have a strong attitude on contextualization and comparison among features and peculiarities of different civilizations and ages.
Target skills and knowledge:: Skills to critically revise readings and eventually to draw a short article. It should be accompanied by critical commentary, and structured organically with judgment autonomy.
Course unit contents: The course aims to understand the concept and idea of Europe. Beyond the general history of the “old” continent, the different State-building processes will be analyzed and compared in order to stimulate the understanding of similarities and differences among the European States between the late 15th and the mid-nineteenth century.
Planned learning activities: Knowledge of the European history and civilization, as well as the non-European connections, between the late 15th to the mid-nineteenth century. Historical as well as cultural events will be analyzed.

History of Early modern Europe (1492-1847) - 6 cfu - 40 hours (compulsory for students with only 6 cfu)

History of the European civilization from the late 15th to the mid-nineteenth century.

The Mediterranean during the late sixteenth century– 3 Cfu – 20 hours
The economic and political conflicts between East and West, with reference to the conflicts between Ottoman and Spanish Empires.
Textbooks: P. VIOLA, L’Europa moderna. Storia di un’identità. Torino: Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi, 2004. capitoli I-VIII (= pp. VII-361) (in alternativa un manuale a scelta di Storia dell'età moderna in uso nei licei) Cerca nel catalogo
F. Braudel, Civiltà e imperi nel Mediterraneo nell'età di Filippo II. Torino: Einaudi, 1986. vol. I, pp. 237-373 e vol. II, pp.1034-1273. (SOLO per i 9 CFU. I NON FREQUENTANTI ANCHE vol. I, pp. 494-554 e vol. II, pp. 821-876)
Erasmo da Rotterdam, Elogio della follia. --: Qualsiasi edizione, --. SOLO PER NON FREQUENTANTI DA 6 CFU Cerca nel catalogo
Additional notes about suggested reading:: Notes and suggested readings of each lesson.
Teaching methods: Lecture with use of power-points, images, original sources and graphs.
Assessment criteria: Some lessons may be in seminar form, with student’s involvements on subject of particular interest, even related to the contemporary age. Final exam will be in oral form.
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