Urban history

  • A.A. 2019/2020
  • 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 Early Modern City: economy and social life
8. The Early Modern City: culture and governance
9. The Nineteenth Century City: economy and social life
10. The Nineteenth Century City: culture and governance
11. The Twentieth Century City: economy and social life
12. The Twentieth Century City: culture and governance
13. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
14. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
15. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
16. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
17. Presentation and discussion of students' projects
18. Presentation and discussion of students' projects

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    of historical documents for the reconstruction of the fundamental aspects of urban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