SOCIAL HISTORY

SOCIAL HISTORY

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Code
91248
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
12 credits during the 3nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-STO/02
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (History)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The society of the early modern period (XVI-XVIII sec.). In the course will be provided the tools to know the shapes, explain the dynamics and decipher the meanings

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the student with the basic knowledge for the study of social history, with particular attention to the modern period. First, by introducing concepts, models, themes, interpretative lines, sources and methods of the historical-social approach, with particular attention to the interrelationship between History and social theory. Secondly, by examining some major issues related to the social history of the modern period (social stratification, work, family, language, nutrition, superstition, health, war, knowledge)

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has two objectives:

1) To understand the structural aspects of social history in its various fields and problems

2) Master the historiographic vocabulary and the tools of analysis and interpretation of the sources

PREREQUISITES

General knowledge of early modern history

Teaching methods

Frontal and seminar lessons open to the questions and curiosities of the students

Teams code for distance learning course: 85smj0a

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Social history of the modern period: themes and problems

Module I (6 cfu): Social history of the modern age: thems and problems
Module II (6 cfu): Social history of the maritime world in the Mediterranean (XVI-XVIII c.). 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

I MODULE. The bibliography is not exam program

C. Pancino, Storia sociale. Metodi, esempi, strumenti, Marsilio, Padova 2003

P. Burke, Storia e teoria sociale, Il Mulino, Bologna 1995

G. Huppert, Storia sociale dell'Europa nella prima età moderna, Il Mulino, Bologna 1990

O. Niccoli, I sacerdoti, i guerrieri, i contadini. Storia di un'immagine della società, Einaudi, Torino 1979

G. Romagnani, La società d'antico regime (XVI-XVIII sec.). Temi e problemi, Carocci, Roma 2010

O. Di Simplicio, Autunno della stregoneria. Maleficio e magia nell’Italia moderna, Il Mulino, Bologna 2005

C.M. Cipolla, Contro un nemico invisibile. Epidemie e strutture sanitarie nell'Italia del Rinascimento, Il Mulino, Bologna 2007

P. Burke, Lingue e comunità nell’Europa moderna, Il Mulino, Bologna 2006

P. Burke, Il Re Sole, Il Saggiatore, Milano 2017

E. Eisenstein, Le rivoluzioni del libro. L’invenzione della stampa e la nascita dell’età moderna, Il Mulino, Bologna 1995

E. J. Hobsbawm, I banditi. Il banditismo sociale nell'età moderna, Einaudi, Torino 2002

M. Montanari, La fame e l’abbondanza. Storia dell’alimentazione in Europa, Laterza, Roma-Bari 1993

 

II MODULE. The reference bibliography is exam program

L. Lo Basso, Gente di bordo. La vita quotidiana dei marittimi genovesi nel XVIII secolo, Carocci, Roma 2017

M. Lenci, Corsari. Guerra, schiavi, rinnegati nel Mediterraneo, Carocci, Roma 2006

E. Beri, Contrabbandieri e corsari napoletani nella Rivoluzione di Corsica (1757-1768), D'Amico, Nocera Superiore 2020

S. Bono, Guerre corsare nel Mediterraneo. Una storia di incursioni, arrembaggi, razzie, Il Mulino, Bologna 2019

P. Calcagno, Fraudum. Contrabbandi e illeciti doganali nel Mediterraneo (sec. XVIII), Carocci, Roma 2019

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Students and undergraduates reception: Monday 17-18, Thursday 17-18 (or by appointment) -- via Balbi 6 (top floor) During distance learning the teacher will receive on Teams (by appointment)

Exam Board

EMILIANO BERI (President)

PAOLO CALCAGNO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal and seminar lessons open to the questions and curiosities of the students

Teams code for distance learning course: 85smj0a

LESSONS START

15 february 2021

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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SOCIAL HISTORY

EXAMS

Exam description

One subject at the candidate's choice and at least four other subjects at the teacher's choice

Assessment methods

The objective of the examination is to verify the ability to treat the subject with mastery, appropriate language, explanatory clarity and critical spirit. The knowledge of the themes, the ability to express oneself and the ability to analyse will have equal weight in the calculation of the final score.

The teacher will make available to students the lecture notes of I Module - downloadable in pdf format - in the "Aulaweb". The lecture notes are the Module I's exam program

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/05/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
31/05/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale