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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
HISTORY
Course unit
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
LE10103533, A.A. 2017/18

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
HISTORY (Ord. 2016)
LE0600, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
Website of the academic structure http://www.dissgea.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scienzeumane/course/view.php?idnumber=2017-LE0600-000ZZ-2017-LE10103533-N0
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 ANDREA PASE M-GGR/01

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LE08103533 HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY ANDREA PASE LE0601

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses M-GGR/01 Geography 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 03/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 Commissione 2017/18 01/12/2017 30/11/2018 PASE ANDREA (Presidente)
BERTONCIN MARINA (Membro Effettivo)
PIOVAN SILVIA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: None.
Target skills and knowledge: The first aim of the course is to study the relation between geography and history, between territory and events, between environment and human communities. We will move from the theories of the past to the most recent ones.
The second aim is to analyse territoriality, through specific historical-geographical territorial examples.
A third aim is to propose an historical-geographical interpretation of the Mediterranean region, a key-area for the western civilisation, by means mainly (but not only) Braudel’s approach.
Examination methods: Oral (closed book) or written examination.
Assessment criteria: Assessment of knowledge and assesment of linking concepts capacity
Course unit contents: First term, 6 cfu, 42 hours

Time and space

1- Man-environment relations by determinist to possibilist theories;
2- Multitime and multiscale in historical geography;
3- Territoriality: power, land and boundaries

Second term, 3 cfu, 21 hours

The Mediterranean region by Braudel: an integration between geography and history.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Study of class notes and required books.

Methodology: lectures, discussions with the teacher.
Additional notes about suggested reading: First term

J. Diamond, Armi, acciaio e malattie, Torino, Einaudi, 1998 (o edizioni seguenti), per i capitoli: Prologo, III, IV, V, X ed Epilogo;
A. Pase, Linee sulla terra. Confini politici e limiti fondiari in Africa subsahariana, Carocci, Roma 2011 (pp. 31-255).

Students not attending the class are required to studying also:
J. Diamond, Armi, acciaio e malattie, Torino, Einaudi 1998 (o edizioni seguenti), per i capitoli: I, II, VI, VII, VIII, IX ed XI;
A. Pase, Linee sulla terra. Confini politici e limiti fondiari in Africa subsahariana, Carocci, Roma 2011 (pp. 15-27; 256-288);

Second term

F. Braudel, Civiltà ed imperi del Mediterraneo nell'età di Filippo II. Torino, Einaudi, 1986. Volume primo, Parte prima: l'ambiente (pp. XXIII-XXIX e pp. 7-236).

Students not attending the class are required to studying also: F. Braudel, Civiltà ed imperi del Mediterraneo nell'età di Filippo II. Torino: Einaudi, 1986. Volume primo, Parte prima: l'ambiente (pp. 237-373).
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Diamond J., Armi, acciaio e malattie. Torino: Einaudi, 1998. Anche edizioni seguenti. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Braudel F., Civiltà ed imperi del Mediterraneo nell'età di Filippo II. Torino: Einaudi, 1986. Solo per chi deve conseguire 9 cfu. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Pase A., Linee sulla terra. Roma: Carocci, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo