20711193 - early modern history

The aim of the course is to provide the basic knowledge of general history, especially European in its global connections, between the 15th and the first half of the 19th century. Furthermore, students will have to acquire the analytical and methodological tools necessary for both the understanding and the critical discussion of the main factors underlying the construction of the so-called "Western modernity".
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Mutuazione: 20711193 Storia moderna (per altri cdl) in Storia, territorio e società globale L-42 BROGGIO PAOLO


The main phenomena and turning points of European history between the end of the fifteenth and the first half of the nineteenth century will be examined and critically analyzed, also in the fundamental dimension of the relations with other cultures and civilizations.

Core Documentation

Carlo Capra, Storia moderna 1492-1848, Firenze, Le Monnier Università, 2021.
Paolo Prodi, La storia moderna, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2005.

Type of delivery of the course

The lessons will be frontal and there are no ongoing tests

Type of evaluation

oral exam