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Modern History

Credits: 9
Language: English
Course description
The course of Modern History follows the political, religious, economic, social and cultural development of the historical period of Modern Age (1492-1848) to help understand of the events, processes, ideas and main interpretations of this crucial period from which contemporary world took shape.
Prerequisites
Applicants are expected to know Medieval History.
Objectives
While making a chronological and, above all, critical outline of the centuries being studied, the course aims at highlighting common trends and periods of innovative discontinuities that marked Modern Age.
Program
The idea of “Modernity” – Humanism and Renaissance – The Geographical Discoveries – The European States System – The Italian Wars – The Protestant Reformation – The Catholic Counter-Reformation – The Empire of Charles V and its Legacy – The Age of Philip II – Modern State and Absolutism – The Crisis of the 17th Century – The Thirty Years War – The Age of Louis XIV – The Succession Wars and the New European Balance – Economics and Society in the Ancien Régime Societies – 17th Century Culture and Political Thinking - Enlightenment and the Age of Reformations – The Independence of the American Colonies – The French Revolution – The Napoleonic Age – Restoration and Romanticism – The Industrial Revolution – Nation and Freedom – “The Spring of Peoples”
Book
Carlo Capra, Storia moderna (1492-1848), Le Monnier Università/Storia, Firenze, 2004 Giuseppe Galasso, Prima lezione di storia moderna, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2008. Other useful texts (optional): Corso di Storia (diretto da Giuseppe Galasso), Aurelio Musi, Età moderna, Bompiani per le scuole superiori, 1994 Aa. Vv., Storia moderna (Manuali Donzelli), Donzelli, Roma, 1998 Renata Ago e Vittorio Vidotto, Storia moderna, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2004 A. Aubert e P. Simoncelli, Profilo di Storia moderna, Cacucci editore, Bari, 2007
Exercises
The exercises consist in developing (in the form of short essays) issues referring to the main questions dealt with during the course.
Professor
Rosanna Scatamacchia
Video professors
Prof. Giuseppe Galasso - Università di Napoli "Federico II" (Napoli - Italia)
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Headquarter

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Certified mail

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Library 1st floor: 90.147.90.157
Meeting Room 5th floor: 90.147.90.158

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