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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
MODERN PHILOLOGY
Course unit
HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE
LE01122758, A.A. 2012/13

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
MODERN PHILOLOGY
LE0611, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2012/13
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Degree course track FILOLOGIA E CRITICA [001PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE
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
Core courses M-STO/02 Modern History 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year Student choice
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2012
End of activities 26/01/2013
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2018 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 Commissione 2019/20 01/12/2019 30/11/2020 FEOLA VITTORIA (Presidente)
MOLINO PAOLA (Membro Effettivo)
CARACAUSI ANDREA (Supplente)
SILVANO GIOVANNI (Supplente)
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:
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.

Periods A +B (compulsory for 6CFU) – History of Early modern Europe (1492-1847)
History of the European civilization from the late 15th to the mid-nineteenth century (40 hours).

Period C (3CFU): Geographical explorations, growth and rise of colonial European empires (20 hours)
Textbooks: P. VIOLA, L'Europa moderna. Storia di un'identità, capp. I-VIII (= pp. VII-361).. Torino: Piccola Biblioteca Einaudi, 2004. In alternativa un manuale di Storia moderna a scelta, purché in uso nei licei. Cerca nel catalogo
G. J. AMES, L'età delle scoperte geografiche. 1500-1700. Bologna: il Mulino, 2011. I non frequentanti porteranno inoltre: ERASMO da Rotterdam, L'elogio della follia + VOLTAIRE, Candido -- qualsiasi edizione Cerca nel catalogo
Additional notes about suggested reading:: The use of historical atlas is recommended
Teaching methods: Lectures 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.
Further information: I Periodi A+B sono in sostanza quella che un tempo si chiamava "Parte generale", laddove il Periodo C riguarda il "Corso monografico".