Contemporary History (2016/2017)

Course code
4S00755
Name of lecturer
Federico Melotto
Coordinator
Federico Melotto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-STO/04 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIB dal Apr 24, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  
Tuesday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.2 from May 31, 2017  to May 31, 2017
Thursday 9:20 AM - 11:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  

Learning outcomes

The course aims to outline the main events of the twentieth and twenty-first century political and social history for the students to be provided with a proper understanding of the main themes relating to contemporary Italian, European and international history.

Syllabus

Basic requirements:
Good knowledge of Italian language and knowledge of the basic facts of the nineteenth century history (based on the programmes of High Schools).

Course description:
The course aims to consider the period between the Belle Èpoque and the present day, placing great emphasis on two core themes of the twentieth century european and italian: the First World War and the birth of the Italian republic.

Reference texts (for attending and not attending students):
G. Sabbatucci, V. Vidotto, Storia Contemporanea. L'Ottocento, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2008 (ONLY chapters 18, l'Europa tra i due secoli, and 20, l'Italia giolittiana that in some manuals is chapter 21).

One of the following texts to be selected:
G. Sabbatucci, V. Vidotto, Storia Contemporanea. L'Ottocento, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2007 (EXCEPT FOR chapters 8, 17 and 19);
A. M. Banti, L'età contemporanea. Dalla Grande Guerra a oggi. Laterza, Roma-Bari 2009 (EXCEPT FOR chapters 5 and 14).

One of the following books to be selected:
M. Forno, 1945: l’Italia tra fascismo e democrazia, Carocci, Roma 2008;
G. Procacci, Warfare-welfare. Interventi dello Stato e diritti dei cittadini (1914-18), Carocci, Roma 2013;
A. Molinari, Una patria per le donne. La mobilitazione femminile nella Grande Guerra, il Mulino, Bologna 2014;
F. Conti, G. Silei, Breve storia dello Stato sociale, Carocci, Roma 2013.

Students who need 9 cfu to texts already indicated must add:
F. Barbagallo, L'Italia repubblicana. Dallo sviluppo alle riforme mancate (1945-2008), Carocci, Roma 2012.

Teaching methods:

Live classes.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam with open questions.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017