Early Modern History (i+p) (2015/2016)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
I MODULO PARTE (I) 6 M-STO/02-MODERN HISTORY Semestrino IIA Gian Paolo Romagnani
II MODULO PARTE (P) 6 M-STO/02-MODERN HISTORY Semestrino IIB Gian Paolo Romagnani

Learning outcomes

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Adopting complementary teaching methods (lectures of general history, monographic lectures, meetings seminar, laboratory analysis of sources) the course will provide the essential elements to understand the realities and dynamics of the European societies of the Old Regime (buckets. XVI-XVIII ) through a series of lessons-panel devoted to the main institutional and social aspects of the modern world. Addressing a particular theme monographic students will then be able to overcome the simplifications manualistiche (producing unconscious stereotypes) and historiographical clichés, verifying the sources and texts of the most famous interpretation schemes.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Adopting complementary teaching methods (lectures of general history, monographic lectures, meetings seminar, laboratory analysis of sources) the course will provide the essential elements to understand the realities and dynamics of the European societies of the Old Regime (buckets. XVI-XVIII ) through a series of lessons-panel devoted to the main institutional and social aspects of the modern world. Addressing a particular theme monographic students will then be able to overcome the simplifications manualistiche (producing unconscious stereotypes) and historiographical clichés, verifying the sources and texts of the most famous interpretation schemes.

Syllabus

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Course program:
a) Introduction to the history of Europe in the modern era (the 1st module).
b) Enlightenment: rights, freedom, happiness (2 ° modulo p)
For passing the exam is required: a) a good basic knowledge of European history between 1453 and 1815; b) the ability to interpret the main moments of transformation in the economic, social, political and institutional, cultural; c) the ability to analyze and contextualize a historical document; d) the development of a research project on a topic of history of the modern age. In the introductory part, on the general history of 'modern age (XV-XVIII), alongside a part of deepening dedicated to the history and culture of Europe in the eighteenth century Enlightenment, exploring a few key words developed by the Enlightenment, as " rights "," freedom "and" happiness ", with particular attention to the problem of censorship and press freedom.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Course program:
b) Enlightenment: rights, freedom, happiness (2 ° modulo p)
For passing the exam is required: a) a good basic knowledge of European history between 1453 and 1815; b) the ability to interpret the main moments of transformation in the economic, social, political and institutional, cultural; c) the ability to analyze and contextualize a historical document; d) the development of a research project on a topic of history of the modern age. In the introductory part, on the general history of 'modern age (XV-XVIII), alongside a part of deepening dedicated to the history and culture of Europe in the eighteenth century Enlightenment, exploring a few key words developed by the Enlightenment, as " rights "," freedom "and" happiness ", with particular attention to the problem of censorship and press freedom.

Texts:
1. E. Tortarolo, L’invenzione delle libertà di stampa. Censura e scrittori nel Settecento, Roma, Carocci, 2011
2. P. Delpiano, Liberi di scrivere, La battaglia per la stampa nell’età dei Lumi, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2015
3. A. Trampus, Il diritto alla felicità. Storia di un’idea, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2008
4. L. Hunt, La forza dell’empatia. Una storia dei diritti dell’uomo, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2010
5. R. Darnton, L’intellettuale clandestino, Milano, Garzanti, 1990 (1982)
6. R. Darnton, Il grande massacro dei gatti e altri episodi della storia culturale francese, Milano, Adelphi, 1988
7. R., Darnton, L’età dell’informazione. Una guida non convenzionale al Settecento, Milano, Adelphi, 2003

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Written admission test and subsequent oral examination (only for those who have passed the written test), to be incurred in the same examination session, also in two separate appeals. The admission test will focus mainly on the general; The interview on the monographic and on further reading.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Written admission test and subsequent oral examination (only for those who have passed the written test), to be incurred in the same examination session, also in two separate appeals. The admission test will focus mainly on the general; The interview on the monographic and on further reading.

Statistics about transparency requirements (Attuazione Art. 2 del D.M. 31/10/2007, n. 544)

Statistics
Outcomes Exams Outcomes Percentages Average Standard Deviation
Positive 69.23% 28 1
Rejected 5.12%
Absent 20.51%
Ritirati 5.12%
Canceled --
Distribuzione degli esiti positivi
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 e Lode
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 7.4% 33.3% 29.6% 0.0% 25.9% 0.0%

Data from AA 2015/2016 based on 39 students. I valori in percentuale sono arrotondati al numero intero più vicino.