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MODERN HISTORY

CODE 106725
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-38) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-38) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-37) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 9265 LINGUE E LETTERATURE MODERNE PER I SERVIZI CULTURALI(LM-37) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the 2nd year of 8453 CONSERVAZIONE DEI BENI CULTURALI (L-1) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/02
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course covers a thematic journey through the centuries from the time of the great geographical explorations to the Restoration period. The student should have a good knowledge of the general history between the ancient and medieval ages.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims to clarify the fundamental themes of modern history through the different historiographic interpretations, with particular attention to the global perspective. The course also offers to deepen the methods of historical research, in its conceptual and practical aspects in relation to the analysis of archival, archaeological and iconographic sources.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    For objectives. See previous field.

    With regard to the learning outcomes, the student, at the end of the course, will be able to understand a text on the history and historiography of the modern age, discuss it and insert it into the current scientific debate. The student should also have developed disciplinary skills in addition to the basic knowledge of the subject.

    PREREQUISITES

    To be able to read and communicate correctly in Italian. To have acquired the basic historical knowledge of secondary school. To be able to read a text in a foreign language of the European Union in addition to the mother tongue.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The lectures will be held in person and only in the event of an emergency will the distance mode be used on the Microsoft Teams platform at Teams channel bkfznqj.

    Classes are held in presence. Attendance, although not compulsory, is recommended. The lecturer, at the specific request of a student (by e-mail), may allow him/her to follow classes remotely via “Teams” platform.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Programme for students using the teaching for 6 cfu

    Themes and problems of world history between the 15th and 19th centuries.

    Programme for students using the 9 cfu course.

    Themes and problems of world history between the 15th and 19th centuries.

    The 12-hour in-depth module Man and Animals will be taught by Dr Andrea Zappia.
    The module will explore the relationship between man and nature from a historical perspective, with a focus on interspecific interactions between man and other animals. After a historiographical overview of the environmental studies strand, we will analyse from different perspectives the reciprocal influences that humans and non-human animals have exerted over the long term, from domestication to extinction, from artistic influences to the common imagination.

    Non-attending students will have to agree on additional reading to be arranged with the lecturer.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Bibliography for students using the 6 cfu course

    V. Criscuolo, Storia moderna, Torino, Pearson, 2019

    Bibliography for students using the teaching for 9 cfu

    V. Criscuolo, Storia moderna, Torino, Pearson, 2019
    R. Delort, L’uomo e gli animali dall’età della pietra a oggi, Bari-Roma, Laterza, 1987

    P. Lurati, Orientalismo e animali esotici a Firenze in epoca tardogotica e rinascimentale: conoscenza, immaginario, simbologia, Bellinzona, Casagrande, 2021 (scaricabile gratuitamente al link Edizioni Casagrande, solo alcuni brani a scelta).

    Non-attending students will have to agree on additional reading to be arranged with the lecturer.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LUCA LO BASSO (President)

    ANDREA ZAPPIA

    EMILIANO BERI (Substitute)

    PAOLO CALCAGNO (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    I semester

    27 september 2022

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Compulsory written test on the modern history textbook and oral test on the monographic part.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    In the examination, which will be conducted in written and oral form, the candidate will be asked to explain one or more specific topics contained in the texts indicated. The candidate will be asked to illustrate these topics critically, in a correct and articulate manner and using appropriate language. The ability to establish significant links with other topics dealt with in the same text or addressed during the lessons will also be tested.

     

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Given the specific nature of the course, which combines modern history and art history, class attendance is strongly recommended.