20th Century German Culture
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
Línguas, Culturas e Literaturas Modernas, Secção de Estudos Alemães
Teacher in charge
Lectures on the first 33 years of the 20th. century in order to provide students with a critical knowledge about:
1-I World War causes
2-European conflict aim
3-November Revolution:1918 and the foundation of Weimar Republic
4- Weimar Republic rise and fall.
With or without A2.2 german language level.
From German II Reich Foundation till German industrial state condition consolidation;
German imperial society and its political, social, military and diplomatic authoritarian state features;
German military success and failure in international context;
Weimar Republic: social, economic and political crisis; conservative versus revolutionary parties.
Winckler,H.A. (2005), Histoire de L’Allemagne XIX.e-XX.e Siècle, Fayard;
Vogt, M. (1997), Deutsche Geschichte – von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart, Stuttgart-Weimar, Metzler;
Hilgemann,W., Kinder,H.,(1992),Atlas Historique. De l’Apparition de l’Homme sur Terre à l’Ère Atomique, Paris, éd.Stock;
Ryder, (1973), 20.th Century Germany: from Bismarck to Brand,N.Y.: Columbia U. Press;
Knapton,E.J, Derry, Th. K.D.(1965), Europe 1815-1914, N.Y., Ch. Scribner’s sons.
1-20 th. century German history: 1900-1933.
2-Practicing commentary and debate based on previously handed out texts about the main issues.
3-Promoting and reviewing the student’s knowledge while stimulating his oral and written praxis during the working sessions.
Two hours written test and 30 m. oral presentation of a previously written essay – to be handed out and also assessed - about a chosen and agreed theme.