Italy in the Modern World Since 1848

Italy in the Modern World Since 1848
Political, social, economic, and cultural history of Italians and the Italian peninsula in Europe and the world, including nationalism, church and state, migration, Mafia, fascism, and European union.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 327
Course Outcomes

Research Literature

Students will understand and will be able to analyze and interpret primary source documents and secondary historiographical works.

Historical Knowledge of Italy since 1848

Students will understand and be able to explain and analyze contemporary Italian history, including themes of economic development, state formation, fascism, internationalism, and church/state relations.

Critical Interpretation

Students will understand how to research and write.

Effective Communication

Students will be able to analyze, interpret, and debate with their peers in a classroom setting the meanings and historical value of theory, art, media, and primary source texts.

Critical Analysis

Students will be able to analyze historical questions and place them in a historiographical context.


Students will be able to present a topic and argument in class with multimedia and discussion