Course Description

Course Name

History of Modern Italy

Session: VRMU3124

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This is an introductory course for all majors; it provides substantive knowledge about the history of Italy from 1000 AD to the present day. The study concentrates on the centuries of political fragmentation and the efforts to develop an effective political system. In this respect, the course offers insights for the comparative study of different "paths to modernity" in Western Europe.

*Course content subject to change