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Course, academic year 2019/2020
European history - N832041
Title: Evropské dějiny
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Education and Humanities (832)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2009 to 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:2
E-Credits: winter s.:2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, C [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Tuček Jan Mgr. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Tuček Jan Mgr. Ph.D. (27.07.2013)
The course approaches the basic phenomena of cultural, social and economic development of European civilization, and acquaints students with the terminology and principles of historical science. The course extends the basic context of the historical development of art history courses, designed especially for students of restoring and preservation.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Tuček Jan Mgr. Ph.D. (27.07.2013)

Students will be able to:

Individual orientation in the professional terminology of historical science and the historical development of European civilization.

The ability of interdisciplinary communication, which is particularly important for restorers.

Literature -
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R: LE GOFF, J., SCHMIDT, J.-C. eds, Encyklopedie středověku, Praha: Vyšehrad, 2008, ISBN 978-80-7021-917-1

R: SCHULZE, H., Stát a národ v evropských dějinách, Praha: NLN, 2003, ISBN 80-7106-393-2

A: BLACK, J., Evropa osmnáctého století, Praha: Vyšehrad, 2003, ISBN 80-7021-376-0

A: COLLINS, R., Evropa raného středověku 300-1000, Praha: Vyšehrad, 2005, ISBN 80-7021-660-3

A: MUNCK, T., Evropa sedmnáctého století: 1598-1700, Praha: Vyšehrad, 2002, ISBN 80-7021-508-9

Learning resources -
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Teaching methods -
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Syllabus -
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1. Introduction.Principles of historical research and the problem of objectivity in historiography.

2. Between antiquity and the Middle Ages.The collapse of the Roman Empire, Germanic Europe.

3. Christianity.Principles of Christianity, the spread of Christianity, the formation of the Church.

4. Christian universe.The delegation of the imperial crown on the west (Charlemagne), Europe around the 1000th

5. Medieval society.Doctrine of the three classes - the "medieval sociology".

6. Life in the city.Definition of the term medieval city, social and economic structure of European cities.

7. Servitude.Life in the country, the structure of rural society, the legal principles of servitude.

8. Model of the organization of state power.Feudal system, the dualism of power, absolutism.

9. Humanism.From the medieval "vale of tears" to the anthropocentrism?

10. The crisis of the 14th century.Avignon papacy, the papal schism,conciliarism.

11. Reformation.Czech Reformation, The Reformation of the 16th century, the reform of the Catholic Church.

12. Europe in the 17th century.The Thirty Years' War and its consequences.

13. Enlightenment.Changes in the understanding of society, enlightened absolutism and reforms.

14. The formation of modern nations.Liberalism, a national movement in the 19th century.

Registration requirements -
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Course completion requirements -
Last update: Tuček Jan Mgr. Ph.D. (13.08.2013)

Active participation in lessons: 50%

The colloquium (interview): 50%. The theme of the colloquium, the student selects individually (themes in the syllabus 2-14), selection and preparation methods consult (e-mail).

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
2 / 2 56 / 56
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 50
Oral examination 50