Academic Year 2018/2019 - 3° Year
Teaching Staff: Elena FRASCA
Credit Value: 9
Scientific field: M-STO/02 - MODERN HISTORY
Taught classes: 54 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Study of European and extra-European history between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. Deepening of specific topics linked to the main events of the modern age. Ability to link the most important political-institutional events with the social, demographic and economic changes.

Course Structure

Oral lessons; films and documentaries related to the topics; educational excursions; interviews and/or group projects.

Detailed Course Content

History of Europe between XVI and XIX centuries: events, revolts, revolutions, politics, society, economy, demography, education, family.

Textbook Information

Corso generale

- F. Benigno, L’età moderna. Dalla scoperta dell’America alla Restaurazione, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2005.

Corso monografico

S. Raffaele (a cura di), Il sapore dell’antico. Regia Custodia, Grand Tour… e altro nella Sicilia del Sette-Ottocento, Catania, Cuecm, 2007.

S. Raffaele, Aut virum... aut murum. Matrimoni strategici, serafiche nozze e mistici divorzi nella Sicilia moderna, Acireale-Roma, Bonanno, 2010.