MODERN HISTORY (UNIT A)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
An adequate knowledge of modern history and the ability to present the main lines as well as conceptualising the different aspects with an appropriate lexic.
Course contents summary
The course examines the important themes relating to the modern age, with particular focus on the various thematic approaches (social, economic, political, culture) and the diverse periodisation that came about as a consequence.
6 credit exam curriculum: Carlo Capra, Storia moderna (1492-1848), Milan, Le Monnier, to be used obligatorily together with an historic atlas. Philippe Aries, Padri e figli nell'Europa medievale e moderna, Bari-Rome, Laterza/ Carlo M. Cipolla, Cristofano e la peste, Bologna, il Mulino.
The course will be divided between lectures and the use of various didactic instruments with particular attention devoted to the use of sources.
Method of evaluation: oral exam.