History of the family (2020/2021)

Course code
4S006110
Credits
6
Academic sector
M-STO/02 - STORIA MODERNA

Learning outcomes

After retracing the principal historiographical steps of family history, the aim of the course is to thoroughly examine the main juridical, social and cultural changes between the 16th and 19th centuries, in particular the relationships between spouses and those between parents and sons and daughters. In addition, the course aims: to expand the historiography of this topic; to explain the different models of the western family, some of which are not based on blood ties; to look into the necessary knowledge for contextualizing this model; to analyze the sources; to develop the critical sense and autonomy of judgment.