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American History and Politics - programma
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MARCO MARIO SIOLI , responsabile dell'insegnamento

Corso di laurea in RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI (REL) Immatricolati fino all'a.a. 2017/18 - Laurea Magistrale - INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND REGIONAL DYNAMICS - 2018/2019

Insegnamento obbligatorioNo
Anno di corso
Periodo di svolgimentosecondo trimestre
Settori scientifico disciplinari
  • SPS/05 - Storia e istituzioni delle americhe
Crediti (CFU) obbligatori6
Crediti (CFU) facoltativi-

Informazioni generali

Obiettivi: The course concerns the main political, social, economic and cultural aspects of the history of the United States, considering the
historical developments of the nation from colonial times to the present, and offering critical discussions of some fundamental
documents of U.S. History as well as of current affairs in the U.S. in historical perspective. Topics include the major schools of thought
and approaches, the connection between domestic and foreign politics, and the connection between the principles of the American
republic and the pragmatism of its leadership.

Lingua dell'insegnamento: English

Programma di studio

Pagina web di riferimento:

http://ariel.ctu.unimi.it/corsi/storiaAmeriNord/home/

Programma: The program addresses issues concerning the history and politics of the United States, including the welfare state, the development of modern conservatism, Congress and presidential powers, and national security. Following the study of American history, as well the main interpretations that changed over time, these issues will help us for a better understanding of American politics today. Original documents on the website https://zinnedproject.org/ can be searched and commented by the students in class.

Short course description english flag

The course concerns the main political aspects of the history of the United States, considering the
historical developments of the nation from its birth to the present, and offering critical discussions of some fundamental
documents of U.S. History as well as of current affairs in the U.S. in historical perspective.

Bibliografia e altri materiali didattici: Howard Zinn, A People History of the United States, Harper Perennial, New York, 2005, and the web site: https://zinnedproject.org/
Julian Zelizer, Governing America: The Revival of Political History, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2014.

Modalità di esame, prerequisiti, esami propedeutici

Esame in un'unica volta o suddiviso in partiunico
Modalità di accertamento conoscenzeEsame
Giudiziovoto verbalizzato in trentesimi

Prerequisiti e modalità di esame A written exam on the topic of the course with 24 questions with a multiple choices, a question of 20 lines, and a question of 2 pages. Plus an oral exam intended to communicate the conclusions of the research on the original documents on the data base American Historuical Newspapers online, concerning one of the arguments of the course.

Organizzazione della didattica

Settori e relativi crediti

  • Settore: SPS/05 - Storia e istituzioni delle americhe - Crediti: 6
Attività didattiche previste

Lezioni: 40 ore

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MARCO MARIO SIOLI , responsabile dell'insegnamentoMartedì dalle ore 10,30 alle 11,30 a Sesto e dalle ore 14 alle 16 a Milano.Sesto, Piazza Montanelli 1, stanza 1052 e Milano, Via Passione 15, stanza 109.