Learning outcomes of the course unit
To obtain a good level of knowledge of Italian, European and World events of the 19th and 20th centuries.
There are no specific requirements.
Course contents summary
Module A (5 credits). The lessons will be concerned with a few of the main phases of contemporary Italian history between the 19th and 20th centuries.
Module B (5 credits). The lessons will examine the genocide of the 20th century and the actions of the ‘righteous’ in favour of the victims.
1. A. Giardina - G. Sabbatucci - V. Vidotto, Manuale di storia. 3. L’età contemporanea, Laterza, Rome-Bari.
2. G. Vecchio - P. Trionfini, L'Italia contemporanea. Profilo storico, Monduzzi, Bologna 2008.
3. Lectures notes.
Every lecture will be conducted using Microsoft Power Point slides to show diagrams, geographical maps and pictures.
The written part of the examination will concern general history. The oral part of the examination will concern the lecture topics and contemporary Italian history.