Urban history (2010/2011)

Course code
4S02251
Name of lecturer
Maria Luisa Ferrari
Coordinator
Maria Luisa Ferrari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 4, 2010 al Jan 15, 2011.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  

Learning outcomes

This course focuses on cities, their history and developments they went through between the 18th and 20th Century. In particular it looks at developments such as growing interdependence, expansion in size and acceleration in socio-economic dynamics, thus highlighting the deep social, economic, political and cultural transformations which affected the urban landscape in the period examined.

Syllabus

The city and urban historiography
From proto-industry to the factory
Urbanisation and demography
Urban development and development of the urban systems
Human consequences from industrial urbanisation

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral assessment

Teaching aids

Documents