A good acquaintance with the key dates and leading problems of Early Modern Age; good skills in contextualizing Early Modern Age’s main events in the geographical and temporal dimension; a good expertise in oral communication.
The course is available in Blended Learning mode: the handbook will be delivered by e-learning mode (30 hours/5 CFU); the specialized part will be delivered by traditional mode (6 hours/1 CFU)
The course offers the main outlines of the history of Southern Italy from the Aragonesi till the Kingdom of the two Sicilies (5 CFU); a in depth focus will be devoted to the plague of Noja (1 CFU).
The course aims to offer a critical view, based on a wide historiographical debate, on the key events of Southern Italy during the Early Modern Era, from the Angevin-Aragonese age to the Unification of Italy. A specific focus will be dedicated to the plague outbreak which infected Noja in 1815-16.
1) Knowledge and understanding: Students are required to achieve a good expertise in the methodological - epistemological foundations of historical research on the History of Southern Italy during the Early Modern Era and in the key events of Southern Italy during the Early Modern Era; 2) Ability to Apply Knowledge and Understanding: Students are required to learn how to manage didactic syllabus and educational activities based on the History of Southern Italy’s greatest problems during the Early modern Era; 3) Autonomy of judgment: Students are required to use an appropriate critical approach with the main facts belonging to the History of Southern Italy during the Early Modern Age and to the documentary and bibliographical sources; 4) Communication skills: Students are required to achieve a good expertise in verbal and written communicating by collective discussion and a possible written test; 5) Learning Abilities: Students are required to get well acquainted with the main historiographical debates with regard to Early Modern History of Southern Italy by handbooks, monographs, journal essays, power point and collective discussion.
1) A. Musi, Il Regno di Napoli, Brescia, Morcelliana, 2016; 2) A. Tanturri, Il soffio avvelenato del contagio. La peste di Noja del 1815-16, Napoli, Unicopli, 2018.
The oral examination is strictly related to the programme (texts and lectures, both on-line and frontal); the exam questions will concern the main problems in the history of Southern Italy during the Early Modern Age in order to provide students the expected learning outcomes and a deep awareness regarding the core elements of the history of Southern Italy during Early Modern Age in terms of content and from a historiographical and epistemological point of view.
- Examination test: 1
- Purpose of the test: to check that students have achieved a proper knowledge, understanding, skills and expertise related to the History of Southern Italy in Early Modern Age
- Examination procedure: oral examination
- Timescale: 2 questions
- Lenght: 20 minutes
- Typology: interview
- Kind of assessment: evaluation of the interview. The final grade will be expressed in thirtieths
Main outlines of the history of Southern Italy from the Aragonese till the Kingdom of the two Sicilies (5 CFU): 1. The Aragonese Age; 2. State, Society and Economy during the Aragonese Age; 3. Southern Italy in the Habsburg Age; 4. The Spanish Viceroyalties during the XVIth century; 5. From the Renaissance to the Baroque Era; 6. Southern Italy and the XVIIth century crisis; 7. The end of Spanish rule in Southern Italy; 8. Southern Italy from the Habsburg Viceroyalty to the Bourbon Kingdom; 9. the Bourbon Reforms; 10. The Neapolitan Enlightenment; 11 Reforms and Revolution; 12. The Neapolitan Republic of 1799; 13. The Napoleonic Age; 14. The Restoration and the Constitutional Revolution of 1820-21; 15. The 1848 Revolution: causes and effects; 16. The end of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
Deepening: The plague in Noja, 1815-16 (1 CFU)