Urban history

  • A.A. 2016/2017
  • CFU 9
  • Ore 54
  • Classe di laurea LM-49
Francesco Bartolini / Professore di ruolo - II fascia / Storia contemporanea (M-STO/04)
Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione, dei Beni Culturali e del Turismo
Prerequisiti

Knowledge of the basic aspects of European history from the Middle Ages to the XXI century.

Obiettivi del corso

Learning the fundamental features of the historical development of European cities to build a
patrimony of useful knowledge for the enhancement of tourism. Experiencing the planning of tourist
and cultural routes within the cities.

Programma del corso

The European Cities. History and Cultural Heritage

Reconstruction of the main characteristics of the historical evolution of European cities from the Middle Ages to the present. Analysis of economic, social, political and cultural urban environments in different geographical contexts. Examination of specific cases as examples of historical study of a city. Planning cultural routes within European cities: in this respect, students are invited to present
their projects.

Contents:

1. Introduction
2. Antecedent: the origins of the city
3. Antecedent: The Greek City
4. Antecedent: The Roman City
5. The Medieval City: economy and social life
6. The Medieval City: culture and governance
7. The Renaissance City
8. The Baroque City
9. The Eighteenth Century City
10. The Nineteenth Century City: economy and social life
11. The Nineteenth Century City: culture and governance
12. The Twentieth Century City: economy and social life
13. The Twentieth Century City: culture and governance
14. In-depth: Contemporary Rome
15. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
16. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
17. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
18. Conclusion

Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (A) Peter Clark European Cities and Towns 400-2000 Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009 » Pagine/Capitoli: pp. 1-369
Metodi didattici
  • Lectures designed to introduce and examine the main themes of the course. Analysis of historical
    documents for the reconstruction of the fundamental aspects of urban development. Examination
    and discussion of materials and tools for the planning of a tourist route.
Modalità di valutazione
  • Oral examination. Evaluation criteria: 1. knowledge of the main characteristics of urban
    development in Europe; 2. quality of the project presented.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica

English

Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione

English