INTRODUCTION TO MODERN HISTORY

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΝΕΟΤΕΡΩΝ ΧΡΟΝΩΝ / INTRODUCTION TO MODERN HISTORY
CodeΙΝΧ101
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID280004690

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600131383
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the end of the course, the students should be able to understand the key features of the period, its intersections and continuities.The course aims to overcome the logic of memorization, focusing not on personalities, chronologies or individual events, but in general historical phenomena and trends.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course objective is to offer to the students an introduction to Modern European History. 1. Introduction: The continent of Europe. The transition from the Middle Ages to the Modern Times 2. Renaissance, Reformation, Discoveries and the Commercial Revolution 3. Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries 4. The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars 5. The Industrial Revolution 6. The European Security System of the 19th century 7. European Political Regimes, 1815-1914 8. Political and Ideological Currents 9. The First World War 10. Interwar Period 11. The Second World War 12. The Cold War 13. Conclusions
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Lectures using visual materials (extracts of maps, paintings, statistical tables etc.in power-point). Students are encouraged to participate and comment during the lectures, and they are also asked to discuss relevant primary and secondary sources.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams: 100%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Historical Map (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Burns, Ε., Ευρωπαϊκή ιστορία. Ο δυτικός πολιτισμός: Νεότεροι Χρόνοι (μτφρ. Τ. Δαρβέρης), Θεσσαλονίκη: Επίκεντρο, 2006. ή Roberts, J. M., Παγκόσμια ιστορία (μτφρ. Ντ. Τριανταφυλλοπούλου), Β΄ τόμος, Αθήνα: Οδυσσέας, 2002.
Additional bibliography for study
• Bernstein, S. – Milza, P., Ιστορία της Ευρώπης (μτφρ.), 3 τόμοι, Αθήνα: Αλεξάνδρεια, 1997. • Karmen, Henry, Πρώιμη νεότερη ευρωπαϊκή ιστορία (μτφρ.), Αθήνα: Μεταίχμιο, 2002. • Κολιόπουλος, Ι., Νεώτερη Ευρωπαϊκή Ιστορία 1789-1945, Θεσσαλονίκη: Βάνιας, 1987 • Τσακαλογιάννης, Π., Σύγχρονη Ευρωπαϊκή Ιστορία. Από τη Βαστίλλη στο Τείχος του Βερολίνου (1789-1989), 2 τόμοι, Αθήνα: Εστία, 2000. • Τσιρπανλής, Ζ., Η Ευρώπη και ο κόσμος, 1814-1914, Θεσσαλονίκη: Βάνιας, 1993. • Ψαράς, Ι., Ιστορία της Νεότερης Ευρώπης, 1492-1815. Από την ανακάλυψη της Αμερικής ως το συνέδριο της Βιέννης, Θεσσαλονίκη: Βάνιας 2003.
Last Update
18-09-2018