Political and social issues in the immediate second postwar period in Italy.
The syllabus for students who take the exam for 9 academic credits is the following:
- G. Mammarella, L'Italia contemporanea. 1943-2011, Bologna, Il Mulino
- M.T. Giusti, Gli internati militari italiani, dai Balcani, in Germania e nell'Urss. Cura e traduzione di documenti inediti bielorussi, Roma, Rodorigo
- S. Colarizi, Un paese in movimento. L'Italia negli anni Sessanta e Settanta, Laterza, 2019
The syllabus aims at providing the Students in the knowledge about some themes regarding Italian history during the Republican age, starting from the second post-war period; the resumption of relations with other powers after the military defeat; the recovery of prisoners of war and the reintegration of the veterans; the strategies of Italian politics aimed at legitimating the new democracy at a European and world level.
Referring to the general objectives, and taking into account the objectives referred to the Course of Study, at the end of the course the students will have to reach a critical attitude which allows them to evaluate the cause-effect relationships of the historical events; they will have to analyze the historical phenomena; to compare historical events; carry out a scientific research. As regards the specific objectives of the discipline, students will have to gain a correct command of the specific historical language referred to the studied contents; they will have to carry out an archival research; to know the historiography about specific themes; they will have to collect bibliographic material and information; to grasp connections of events; to prepare a history lesson on a set theme; to report to the working group on a specific topic; to write a text with notes; to know how to analyze a political case in a critical way.