General History of the 19th Century

General History of the 19th Century

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Verginella Marta

The course discusses the general history of the 19th century, with special emphasis on the global demographic, economic, social and cultural processes, such as the demographic revolution, urbanisation (city – countryside relation) and migration (forms and directions); agrarian revolution; protoindustry; the Industrial Revolution; the origin of national markets and colonial policy; changes in the structure of classes; the development of the bourgeoisie (with special emphasis on the development of new professions and the bourgeois professional culture of the 19th century and of the bourgeois sociability); the national movements and the nationalisation of the masses; liberalism and the origin of mass political parties; the women's political movement; secularisation; the appearance of anti-Semitism and racism.