Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in TOURISM SCIENCE
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Supplementary compulsory subjects
Second semester
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Lesson (50 hours)


The final exam will be written and will last two hours: students will be asked to answer four open questions (three on the first part of the course, one on the second part) related to the topics covered during the course. Final grade will be express in thirtieths (minimum 18/30 to pass).

Voto Finale

The course is aimed at introducing students to the political, cultural, economic, social changes of Europe during the 19th century, starting from the revolutions of the end of 18th century and ending with the Italian unification. Subsequently the course will focus on the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia with a particular attention on the Lombard territory.

The course addresses issues of historical methodology, such as sources, periodization, historical interpretation, as well as investigates the central themes of the nineteenth-century European history, i.e. The 18th century revolutions; The Napoleonic Era; The Restoration; The Greek Revolution; The Belgian War of Independence; The 1848 Revolutions; Italian Unification; The Crimean War; Unification of Germany.
The last part of the course will focus on the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia and its political, economic, social and cultural aspects with a particular attention to Lombardy and Milan.

- Course notes.
- Alberto Mario Banti, L' età contemporanea: dalle rivoluzioni settecentesche all'imperialismo, GLF editori Laterza, Roma 2009 (or following editions), chap. 1-15.
- Marco Meriggi, Gli Stati italiani prima del'unità, Il Mulino, Bologna 2011 (in particular chapters IV-VI).
- Ferdinando dal Pozzo, Della felicità che gl'italiani possono e debono dal governo austriaco procacciarsi, A. Cherbuliez, Parigi 1833 (available on-line).
- Cesare Correnti, L'Austria e la Lombardia, s.n., Italia, 1847 (available on-line).

Additional readings will be recommended during the class and/or uploaded on the course webpage.

Students unable to attend class are required to contact both the professors.

The course consists of 50 hours of lecture. During the course documentaries can be played.

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