Contemporary History (i+p) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S02147
Credits
12
Coordinator
Renato Camurri
Other available courses
Other available courses
Other available courses
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
I MODULO PARTE (I) 6 M-STO/04-CONTEMPORARY HISTORY semestrino IA, Semestrino IB Renato Camurri
II MODULO PARTE (P) 6 M-STO/04-CONTEMPORARY HISTORY Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB Renato Camurri

Learning outcomes

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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The principal aim of this class is to offer the opportunity to analyse the most important questions connected with so called “European Civil War” (1915-1945) and with the legacy produced by this event inside European context after the end of IIWW.

Syllabus

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Main topis of this class: a) poltical, cultural and military history of IWW, b) the crisis of European democracy after the end of IWW, c) the origins of Fascism and Nazism, d) the Cold War: political and cultural impact on European societies.

Bibliography:



1.one book among: T. Detti-G. Gozzini, Storia contemporanea, II, Il novecento, Bruno Mondadori, 2002, A.M. Banti, L’Età contemporanea. Dalla Grande Guerra a oggi, Laterza, 2011.


2. one book among:

M. Isnenghi, Il mito della grande guerra, Il Mulino (varie edizioni).
E. Traverso, A ferro e a fuoco. La guerra civile europea (1914-1945), Il Mulino, 2007.
J. Chapoutot, Controllare e distruggere. Fascismo, nazismo e regimi autoritari in Europa (1928-1945), Einaudi, 2015.
F. Romero, Storia della guerra fredda. L’ultimo conflitto per l’Europa, Einaudi, 2009.

I non frequentanti dovranno aggiungere alla bibliografia sopraindicata un testo a scelta tra i seguenti:

a. E. Traverso, Il totalitarismo, Bruno Mondadori, 2002.
b. R. Overy, Crisi tra le due guerre mondiali, il Mulino, 1998.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Erasmus and overseas students attending classes can choose between written and oral examination. They can use books in foreign languages (English, French and Spanish).
For more details: contact the teacher during his office hours.