Urban history (2011/2012)

Course code
4S02251
Name of lecturer
Maria Luisa Ferrari
Coordinator
Maria Luisa Ferrari
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-STO/04 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 3, 2011 al Jan 14, 2012.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.10  
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.7  

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

BIBLIOGRAFIA

Per i frequentanti:
• Appunti delle lezioni.
• Inoltre lo studio puntuale dei seguenti testi:
- Hohenberg P.M. –Lees L.H.: La città europea dal Medioevo a oggi, ed. Laterza, Bari 1987, limitatamente alle pp. 175-346
- Zucconi G., La città dell’Ottocento, ed. Laterza, Bari 2001
I non frequentanti oltre alla bibliografia indicata, studieranno, a scelta, uno dei seguenti testi:
- S. Vicari Haddock, La città contemporanea, Il Mulino, 2004
- A. Mioni, Le trasformazioni territoriali in Italia nella prima età industriale, Marsilio ed. 1976 limitatamente alle pagine: 13-180, 217-242.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral assessment