ELEMENTS AND SOURCES OF MODERN HISTORY

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Code
65327
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-STO/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (History)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course's aim is to outline the major themes and issues of the Ancien Régime period (16th-18th centuries) and to present the working methods in historiography and the evolution of historiography since it became a definite profession

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Getting acquainted to the fundamentals of Modern History: concepts, themes and issues of the modern Age; having a good understanding of the job of historians and which components are involved (sources, methodology, historiography).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

See above.

TEACHING METHODS

The exam will assess students' knowledge of one or more specific topics analyzed by suggested texts (see bibliography). Students must be able to offer a correct, complete critical analysis of such topics using the appropriate terminology; Students will have to prove their ability to make significant connections between the themes analyzed within a text or (for attending students) during classes.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to Early odern History: themes, issues, sources and historiography.
Economic history of pre-industrial Europe

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. P. Romagnani, La società di antico regime (XVI-XVIII secolo). Temi e problemi storiografici, Carocci, Roma
Nel Laboratorio della storia. Una guida alle fonti dell'età moderna, a cura di M. P. Paoli, Carocci, Roma
M. Carboni, L'ascesa economica dell'Europa. 1450-1750, Il Mulino, Bologna

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PAOLO CALCAGNO (President)

EMILIANO BERI

LUCA LO BASSO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The exam will assess students' knowledge of one or more specific topics analyzed by suggested texts (see bibliography). Students must be able to offer a correct, complete critical analysis of such topics using the appropriate terminology; Students will have to prove their ability to make significant connections between the themes analyzed within a text or (for attending students) during classes.

LESSONS START

September 18, 2017

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale locali DAFIST III piano via Balbi 6
01/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale locali DAFIST III piano via Balbi 6
24/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale locali DAFIST III piano via Balbi 6
19/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale locali DAFIST III piano via Balbi 6
03/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale locali DAFIST III piano via Balbi 6
13/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale locali DAFIST III piano via Balbi 6