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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Course unit
CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
LE34107947, A.A. 2012/13

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
LE0603, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2012/13
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CONTEMPORARY 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 GIAMPIETRO BERTI

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SFO2042685 CONTEMPORARY HISTORY GIAMPIETRO BERTI SF1333

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses M-STO/04 Contemporary History 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2012
End of activities 26/01/2013
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 1516 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 FIORAVANZO MONICA (Presidente)
FOCARDI GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
FORNASIER ROBERTO (Supplente)
FUMIAN CARLO (Supplente)
RAITO LEONARDO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites:
Target skills and knowledge:: It is asked to have a general knowledge of the main events of the contemporary history since the Restoration' age to the XXth century' end.
Course unit contents: The aim of the course is to examine the fondamental themes of the italian and international history from the 1848 revolution to the end of the XXth century. We will concentrate principaly on the political ideologies of the XXth century - using some sources and documents - supposing the student has already acquired a basic knowledge of the most important historical events.
Planned learning activities: Since Restoration's age, to the end of the XIXth century. Italian unification. The second half of XIXth century: european and mondial context. The agitated first years of XXth century: ideologies, wars, revolutions. The totalitarianism's age: fascim, nazism, communism. The second world war and its consequences. A bipolar world. The big powers and problems in the second half of XXth century. Italy from 1945 to the first Republic crisis. The second Republic. Post-industrial society and globalisation.
Textbooks: G.Simone, Il guardasigilli del regime. L'itinerario politico e culturale di Alfredo Rocco. Milano: FrancoAngeli, 2012. di imminente pubblicazione
A.Lazzaretto, Riforme "possibili" e difesa dello Stato. Giulio Alessio e la crisi della democrazia liberale. Padova: Cleup, 2012. di imminente pubblicazione
Additional notes about suggested reading:: Manual of Contemporary History, since XIX to XX century, and one of books in the bibliography.
Teaching methods: Academic lessons with analisys of documents. Other infomations during the course.
Assessment criteria: Oral examination
Further information: Nota Bene: si richiede lo studio di un buon manuale di Storia contemporanea dei licei, dalla Restaurazione ai nostri giorni. La scelta del manuale รจ libera.