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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
CULTURAL TOURISM PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Course unit
MODERN HISTORY
LE19108769, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
CULTURAL TOURISM PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
LE0604, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MODERN HISTORY
Website of the academic structure http://www.beniculturali.unipd.it/www/homepage/
Department of reference Department of Cultural Heritage: Archaeology and History of Art, Cinema and Music
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can 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 GIOVANNI SILVANO M-STO/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-STO/02 Modern History 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
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 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 2018 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 SILVANO GIOVANNI (Presidente)
FEOLA VITTORIA (Membro Effettivo)
FOCARDI GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
MADDALENA CLAUDIO (Supplente)
3 2016/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 SILVANO GIOVANNI (Presidente)
FEOLA VITTORIA (Membro Effettivo)
FOCARDI GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
MADDALENA CLAUDIO (Supplente)
2 2016 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 SILVANO GIOVANNI (Presidente)
FOCARDI GIOVANNI (Membro Effettivo)
MADDALENA CLAUDIO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: No specific skills are required
Target skills and knowledge: A good knowledge of Modern European History is the basic target of the course. Students shall acquire a sufficient knowledge of political European history. From this basis other important social and cultural features of the period will be studied. Students ought to be able to recognize the historic meaning of European Modern civilization vestiges.
Examination methods: The first final is an open four questions test. Students have about 60 minutes to answer the questions. Other tests will be oral examinations. Each student may freely decide which test to take.
Assessment criteria: Students are evaluated on how good they are in dealing with the questions they are faced to.
Course unit contents: Modern European History is the main subject of the course. A particular attention will be paid to the Geographic discoveries; Europe up to 1550; the Renaissance; Religious conflicts in Europe; Philip II; Thirty years war; English revolutions; Louis XIV; War of the Spanish succession ; the Enlightenment, Revolutions and the Napoleonic era. Courts, Churches and Hospitals are good examples of what modern European civilization was like. Students are to recognize them in their historic meaning. Some attention shall be paid to the European history up to the 1948 revolutions.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lectures shall be followed by specific in depth analyses.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Giorgio Spini, Storia moderna. Novara: UTET, 2016. testo di riferimento a cura di Marcello Verga Cerca nel catalogo
  • Giovanni Silvano, La "Republica de' viniziani". Ricerche sul repubblicanesimo veneziano in età moderna. [Firenze]: L. S. Olschki, 1993. Cerca nel catalogo