UAM – History (Facultad: Filosofía y Letras)

1st (Fall) SEMESTER

16877 Prehistoria antigua (Ancient Pre-History)


1. Definition of Prehistory.
2. The Quaternary Period.
3. Technology and Typology during Prehistory.
4. First stages.
5. Development of the Homo Species.
6. Lower Paleolithic, Middle Paleolithic, High Paleolithic. Periods.
7. Art and Symbolism.
8. Mesolithic Period.
9. Neolithic Period.

19013 Historia de Grecia Antigua (Ancient Greek History)


Analysis of timeline of ancient history and most prominent civilizations: the Near East (Mesopotamia, Persia, Arabia), Africa (Egypt), South Asia (Indus Valley), and Europe (Etruria, Greece). Developments in religion, philosophy, technology, science, maritime activity and warfare.

19012 Historia Moderna I: El siglo XVI (Early Modern History III: 16th Century)

Course covers period of time between two crucial moments for the history of Europe: Humanism and the French Revolution. Online resources as well as primary and secondary sources.

19017 Claves de la Baja Edad Media Peninsular (Keys of Medieval Iberia)


Visigoths, Al-Andalus, the different monarchies during the Middle Ages, economy, church, religion and culture. We will read primary and secondary sources, organize debates and watch documentaries.

16883 Historia Contemporánea I (Contemporary History I)


1. Europe at the end of the 18th Century
2. From illustrated ideas to new liberal ideas
3. National sovereignty against absolute monarchies
4. Development of political liberalism
5. Industrial Revolution and Industrialization
6. America in the 19th Century
7. Liberalism and Nationalism
8. European Society
9. Factories and the world of work

16892 Historia Contemporánea III (Contemporary History III)


1. World War I
2. Russian revolution and communism
3. Economy of the 20s and the crisis of 1929
4. Social transformations in the West and the interwar period
5. Democratic states between the world wars: political and corporatist dynamics
6. Fascism and authoritarian regimes
7. Questioning of colonialism
8. Cultural life between wars: height and fragmentation of modernism
9. Crisis of liberalism in Spain
10. Dictatorship of Primo de Rivera
11. Second Republic and the Civil War
12. World War II

19018 Historia Moderna III. Siglo XVIII (Early Modern History III: Eighteenth Century)


Analysis of the new dynasty, the House of Bourbon, the Enlightenment, the economy, the society and the culture of the time.

19020 Historia de América II (American History II)


1. Independence and formation of states (1808-1880)
2. Liberal reforms and oligarchy states (1880-1930)
3. Populism and Cuban revolution (1930-1960)
4. Reform, revolutions and dictatorships (1960-1980)
5. From dictatorships to the democracies of today and the challenges of globalization (1980-2010)

19022 - La Conservación Y Valoración Del Patrimonio Arqueológico (Conservation And Interpretation Of Archaeological Heritage)


Bloque A: Campo de contenido I): Conceptos y principios de conservación y restauración en el siglo XXI.
Lección 1) La definición de los conceptos: desde Tesoro a Patrimonio Arqueológico.
Lección 2) La conservación y restauración a través de la Historia.
Lección 3) Los principios de Restauración y Conservación. Una lectura crítica desde el siglo XXI.
Bloque B: Campo de contenido II) Factores y condicionantes del deterioro del Patrimonio Arqueológico.
Lección 4) Causas generales que determinan el estado de conservación del Patrimonio.
Lección 5) Medio ambiente y Patrimonio Arqueológico.
Lección 6) El control del medio ambiente en los bienes arqueológicos.
Bloque C: Campo de contenido III) Excavación arqueológica y conservación.
Lección 7) Medio ambiente y excavación.
Lección 8) Intervenciones de conservación y restauración en la excavación arqueológica.
Lección 9) Técnicas y materiales utilizados en el proceso de recuperación conservadora.
Bloque Temático D: Campo de contenidos IV) El estado de conservación de los objetos arqueológicos: registro, análisis y evaluación:
Lección 10) Parámetros o variables del “estado de conservación”.
Lección 11) Metodología en los procedimientos de evaluación.
Lección 12) La Arqueometría al servicio de la conservación y restauración. Desarrollo de contenidos prácticos en Laboratorio:Prácticas de varias lecciones en el Laboratorio de Arqueología y visita guiada a uno de los Laboratorios del SIDI de la UAM (Las fechas concretas se indicarán a comienzo del curso, según disponibilidad de sesiones académicas de dichos laboratorios).

16889 Prehistoria y Arqueología de la Península Ibérica (Prehistory and Archaeology of Iberian Peninsula)


Analysis of protohistorical and medieval archeology and the discoveries made in this field about cultures and societies. Students will have to prepare a presentation and take part in class debates.

16916 Religión y cultura en la España Moderna (Religion & Culture in Modern Spain)


– Political decline of the Spanish Empire.
– Religion: from freedom to darkness.
– Literature: birth of classics.

19032 Nacimiento de la Identidad Europa (The Birth of European Identity)


Analysis of formation of Europe and unity of the European Union. Course studies the richness and diversity of Europe, its cultures, universities, cities and societies.

16928 Nación y nacionalismos en la Europa Contemporánea (Nation and Nationalisms in Contemporary Europe)


Clarification of political concepts. Emphasis on France, Germany, Italy, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Turkish Empire.

16935 Arqueología islámica y de los reinos cristianos (Archeology of Islam in Christian Kingdoms)


Analysis of the impact of Islam on the Iberian Peninsula cultures, specifically regarding the Almoravid dynasty and the Almohad Caliphate.

16938 - AL-ANDALUS Y EL MUNDO ISLÁMICO (AL-ANDALUS AND ISLAMIC WORLD)


0. INTRODUCCIÓN Y CONCEPTOS BÁSICOS
1. ORÍGENES HISTÓRICOS Y CULTURALES DEL ISLAM: LA ARABIA PREISLÁMICA
2. MUHAMMAD Y LAS BASES DOCTRINALES DEL ISLAM: EL NACIMIENTO DE LA UMMA
3. LOS OMEYAS: DEL CALIFATO AL IMPERIO ÁRABE (SIGLOS VII-VIII)
4. LOS ABBASÍES: DEL IMPERIO ÁRABE AL RÉGIMEN ISLÁMICO (SIGLOS VIII-X)
5. LA ISLAMIZACIÓN DE LA PENÍNSULA IBÉRICA: AL-ANDALUS, DEL EMIRATO AL CALIFATO (SIGLOS VIII Y XI)
6. TAIFAS E IMPERIOS MAGREBÍES EN AL-ANDALUS (SIGLOS XI-XIII)
7. EL ORIENTE ISLÁMICO ENTRE LOS SIGLOS XI Y XIII: LA ÉPOCA DE LAS CRUZADAS
8. EL ISLAM DURANTE LOS SIGLOS XIV Y XV

16949 - AMÉRICA LATINA ACTUAL (de 1973 al Presente) (LATIN AMERICA TODAY (since 1973))


1.-Introducción y objetivos. América Latina y Tiempo Presente.
2.-Golpes de estado y dictaduras de seguridad nacional en el Cono Sur. Guerras civiles y guerrillas en Centroamérica. La Revolución Sandinista.
3.- América Latina en la Segunda Guerra Fría.
4.- La década perdida. Transiciones políticas, cambio democrático y crisis social.
5.-Apertura, neoliberalismo y reformas económicas. El consenso de Washington y el nuevo modelo de desarrollo. Argentina y Perú.
6.-América Latina en la Post-Guerra Fría. Procesos de paz en Centroamérica. Integración y regionalismo abierto.
7.-Cultura y creación artística latinoamericana.
8.-Cuba. La pervivencia de la revolución.
9.-Movimientos sociales y construcción ciudadana.
10.-La nueva izquierda. Modelos y procesos políticos. Neopopulismo (Venezuela, Ecuador), Estado plurinacional (Bolivia), profundización democrática (Brasil, Uruguay, Chile). La realidad mexicana.
11.-América Latina en la Era Global. Identidad y bicentenarios. Brasil, potencia emergente.

16950 Historia de los Estados Unidos (History of the United States)


Analysis of the following topics:
– Revolutionary culture and political practice.
– Republican society and citizenship.
– Reform and utopia.
– Industrialization, secession, urban changes.
– Great War and the interwar period.
– Second World War and Cold War.

19034 Historia económica de Occidente (ss. XV-XXI)/ Economic History of de Western World (15th- 21th centuries)


1. The expansion of the economy in the sixteenth century peninsular
2. The seventeenth century: Crisis and restructuring
3. Economic growth in the eighteenth century: reformism, dualism and backwardness. 4. The liberal revolution and the problematic beginning of industrialization (1808-1890)
5. The nationalist via development, 1891-1959.
6. The years of growth and the Spanish economy in democracy (1960-2000).
Level: Elective

19016 Historia de América I (American History I)


1. Discovery and conquest (1492-1542)
2. Kingdom of Las Indias (1542-1700)
3. Bourbonic reforms (1700-1808)
4. Colonial Economy

19035 Historia de la integración europea (History of European Integration)

1. Historiography and theories about the process of European integration
2. Idea of Europe and the European identity: from the beginnings to the present
3. First steps (1945-1957)
4. Beginnings of the European Communities (1958-1969)
5. Crisis and recuperation (1969-1979)
6. Expansion and reforms of the treaties (1979-1989)
7. European Union: from Maastricht to Lisbon (1989-2009).
8. Spain in the process of integration.

2nd (Spring) SEMESTER

16885 Prehistoria reciente (Late Pre-History)

1- Metallurgy: materials and techniques.
2- The birth of complex societies: Egypt, China, Indo Valley, America…
3- Europe during Late Prehistory.

16889 Prehistoria y Arquelogía de la Península Ibérica (Prehistory and Archaelogy of the Iberian Peninsula)


INTRODUCTION
The Iberian Peninsula in the European geographical framework. Contact Vias.
BLOCK 1: Origin and chronology of human settlement in the Iberian Peninsula. Paleolithic Old and New: industrial aspects, economic, social and ideological.
BLOCK II. The postglacial changes and Mesolithic. Neolithic: The Beginning of the economics of production in P. Iberica. The megalithic phenomenon and artistic postpaleoliticos cycles. 
SECTION III: The Chalcolithic. Villages pits murados and enclosures. Late Megalithism. The horizon bell. The Bronze Age and the main circles
SECTION IV: The Late Bronze and Iron Age
Level: 3º year course

16890 Arqueología del Mundo Antiguo (Archaeology of the Ancient World)


INTRODUCTION
The Iberian Peninsula in the European geographical framework. Contact Vias.
BLOCK 1: Origin and chronology of human settlement in the Iberian Peninsula. Paleolithic Old and New: industrial aspects, economic, social and ideological.
BLOCK II. The postglacial changes and Mesolithic. Neolithic: The Beginning of the economics of production in P. Iberica. The megalithic phenomenon and artistic postpaleoliticos cycles. 
SECTION III: The Chalcolithic. Villages pits murados and enclosures. Late Megalithism. The horizon bell. The Bronze Age and the main circles
SECTION IV: The Late Bronze and Iron Age
Level: 3º year course

16901 Arqueología experimental: Investigación y Discusión (Experimental Archaeology: Research and Discussion)


Study of the main technical processes in prehistory, through the development of various experimental examples Conducted Themselves That the students, and its application to the analysis of the archaeological evidence. The aim of the course is to cover the practical aspects of different subjects to present methodological and didactic Approaches to the study and enhancement of the archaeological record by performing a practical oriented classes and examples.
Level: Elective

16902 Musealización del patrimonio prehistórico (Museum-ization of Prehistoric Cultural Heritage )


Vision of synthesis of concepts and strategies used in the news to disseminate, preserve and promote the heritage of European prehistoric era from deposits Spaniards, Portuguese, French, British, Italians, Germans and Greeks used as case studies.
Level: Elective

16919 Democracia y Dictaduras en la España del Siglo XX (Democracy and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Spain)


Introduction. – The difficulties in carrying out political modernization. The presence of non-elected actors. The absence of _civil society_ and the use of armed forces (praetorianism).
1. – Times of forgery and deception (1902-1931). The absence of public opinion, the King (turnismo key). The depletion. Dictatorship and Monarchy: same destination.
2. – A frustrated and frustrating experience (1931-1936). The lack of “quality” democratic. Between reform and rectification. Who defends the Republic?.
3. – The Long Night (1939-1975). Forms of governance, natures, characteristics of the political regime and leadership. From families and institutional policy to openness. The crisis of the regime (the “empty governments_). The opposition: between weakness and division. New forms of opposition: the armed struggle.
4. – The end of the tunnel (the transition to democracy: 1975-1982). The role of “civil society_: opinion and mobilization. The role of political actors. The consensus: Constitucion, economic and social policy. Union power. The King in search of legitimacy.
5. – Over and alternation. What unites governments Felipe Gonzalez and Jose Maria Aznar. Party system. Economic policy and social conflict model.
Level: Elective

16923 Historia de la Roma Imperial (History of Imperial Rome)


1. Introduction
2. The Principality of Augusto
3. Dynasties July – Claudia and Flavia
4. Apogee of Empire: the Antonine
5. Severan Dynasty and military Anarchy
6. Diocletian and the Tetrarchy
7. Constantine and Valentinian Dynasty
8. Theodosius and the _partitio imperii_
9. barbarian migrations
10. Roman Kingdoms – Western Germanic and _renovatio imperii_
Level: Elective

116926 Espacios culturales de la Europa moderna / Cultural Spaces in Early Modern Europe (EN INGLÉS)


1. Introduction: Modernity and Modernization
2. Florence: Cradle of Modernity
3. Nuremberg: Reformation in the North
4. Venice: News on the Rialto
5. Antwerp: The World’s Entrepot
6. Rome: Art and Architecture in the Service of Power 7. Amsterdam: Mapping the New Science
8. Madrid: Testing Modernity on Stage
9. Prague: The Fate of Magic
10. Istanbul: The Other Europe
11. London: City of Revolution
12. Paris: The Economy of Consumption 13. Edinburgh: Creating Cultural Capital 14. Final Observations
Level: Elective

16932 Cultura e ideas políticas en la Europa Moderna y Contemporánea (Cultural and political ideas in Modern and Contemporary Europe)


a. – The political imagination in history:
1. – Forms: experience, culture, understanding, ideas, theory, philosophy, ideology. The mediation of language and its discovery. The condition discipline.
2. – Spaces: westernness and universality of the categories. A we call ‘Europe’ and ‘West’: a political denomination of origin.
 3. – Times: invention, loss and rediscovery of politics: before and after the twelfth century. Machiavelli, contexts and eve, Machiavellian, rights, nature and the individual, the policy illustration and its enemies. The twentieth century: crossroads end?
b. – A grammar of politics.
4. – Democracy. And republic, virtue, corruption. Machiavelli as ‘place for discussion’.
5. – Liberalism. And rights, individuals, laws, codes and constitutions. Hobbes and ‘place’ for discussion.
6. – Nacion. And nationalism, identities, political religions. Tocqueville as ‘place’ for discussion.
c. – A limiting case
7. – European Union did that thing? The absence of a ‘place’ for discussion.
Level: Elective

16936 Grecia y el Mediterráneo arcaico (Archaic Greece and the Mediterranean)


Item 1. – From The Great Obscure archaism. The beginning of the first millennium BCE in the Aegean and
Mediterranean Levante.
Item 2. – Urban Development and Phoenician commercial and colonial expansion.
Item 3. – The formation of the polis in Greece. Origins and mechanisms.
Item 4. – The Greek commercial and colonial expansion around the Mediterranean. Causes, mechanisms, interaction and meaning.
Item 5. – Colonization and interaction of cultures in the central and western Mediterranean.
Item 6. – The social, economic and military in the Greek world.
Item 7. – The construction of politics in Greece. Tyrants and legislators.
Item 8. – Interstate relations in the archaic Greek world. Shrines, festivals, athletics.
Item 9. – Athens and central Greece archaic era. The origins of Greek federalism. Item 10. – Sparta and the Peloponnese.
Item 11. – Beyond Sparta and Athens: Greek regional geography.
Item 12. – An era of conflict: Greeks, Persians and Punic.
Level: Elective

19029 Pueblos originarios de América: Del pasado al presente (Native Peoples of Latinamerica: from the pass to the present)


THEME I. INTRODUCTION
landscape
Peopling
Chronology cultural Areas
Prehistoric America
TOPIC II: Mesoamerican cultures
Formative Period: the Olmec
Classic Period: Teotihuacan, Monte Alban, El Tajin. Postclassic Period Maya: Toltec, Mayan and Aztec
TOPIC III. CULTURES ANDINAS
Preincaico Period Late Period: the Incas
TOPIC IV: AREAS AND MARGINAL Circumcaribbean
Cultures of Central America, northern South America and the West Indies marginal Cultures North America and the Andean periphery
TOPIC V: ANA HISP AMERICA AND THE COLLAPSE OF NATIVE SOCIETIES
The conquest of America
Cultural dislocation indigenous resistance
Level: Elective

16946 Historia de la Expansión Europea (History of European Expansion)


I.-Planteamiento general de la asignatura
De la Historia de la Expansión Europea a la Historia Atlántica: 1960-2010. Problemática general de la asignatura: cortes cronológicos y argumentos. Objetivos, fuentes y orientaciones bibliográficas fundamentales.
II.- EUROPA AL ENCUENTRO DE OTROS MUNDOS: LOS IMPERIOS IBÉRICOS.
III- LA EUROPA DEL NORTE.
IV- EL MUNDO COLONIAL EN EL SIGLO XVIII.
Level: Elective

19036 Europa y los Estados Unidos en el sistema internacional (Europe and the United States in the International System)


1. International image and foreign policy of the United States: controversies and debates
2. The American Revolution and the triumph of dissent as a phenomenon Atlantic.
3. The foreign policy of a small hemispheric power: the Monroe Doctrine and the “Manifest Destiny” in the periphery of the European Concert
4. The awakening of a world power and the nationalization of foreign policy in times of imperialism.
5. The road to global power: the United States in the interwar systemic crisis
6. The _Captain America_ to the rescue: the international design roosveltiano failed to fracture the Cold War
7. United States and the outcome of the Cold War: “the end of history”?
8. United States and the new (dis) order: designs for global leadership.
Level: Elective

19014 Historia Moderna II: El siglo XVII (Early Modern History II:17th Century)

1. Medieval inheritances, the Spains: The Reconquest, religion and territories and the Catholic Monarchs.
2. Imperial moment: resistance and integrations, the Spanish Monarchy, the church and phases of imperial politics.
3. Political ordination of Phillip II: Catholic Monarch, confessional definition, powers of the monarch, the Court and political factions, and territorial powers.
4. Global power: fight against Islam, expansion of Protestantism and revolt of the Netherlands, incorporation of Portugal and intervention in France.
5. Catholic culture: Renaissance and Humanism, religion, historiography and identity.
6. Limits of business: Imperial costs, Phillip II and the new style of government, pacification, and expulsion of the Moors.
7. Reformation and reputations: dynastic unity, Phillip IV and war against Protestantism.
8. Crisis of the Monarchy: Catholic Church vs. State, war against France and provincial revolts.
9. Decadence and reorder: conservation of the Monarch, reordering of the economy, and abandonment of Catholic policies.

16884 Historia Contemporánea II (Contemporary History II)

Part I: Universal Contemporary History (1848-1914)
1. Revolutionary cycle of 1848: characteristics, development and balance.
2. Industrialization and industrializations: Crisis of 1873 and the first great depression.
3. Social organizations and movements: Social structure and change from 1848 to 1914.
4. Democratic transformation of liberalism: Transition to the demoliberal state.
5. Evolution of nationalism: Ideological transformation of European nationalism at the turn of the century.
6. Imperialism: Concepts, theories and factors of imperialism.
7. International Relations: Crimean War, Bismarckian systems, the Alliance blockades and “armed peace”.
Part II: Contemporary History of Spain (1848-1914)
8. Era of Isabella and six democratic years: construction of a centralized State and liberal alternatives.
9. Restoration: Canovist system of 1876, the crisis of 98 and Regenerationism.
10. Economy and society in liberal Spain: characteristics of economic policy and social movements.

19015 Genesis de la Edad Media Peninsular (Genesis of Medieval Iberia)

Analysis of the changes in the Mediterranean world as well as the impact of feudalism in Western countries. Course references historical texts and maps. Class field trip, films.

19031 - Revolución y Liberalismo en el Mundo Hispánico (Revolution and liberalism in the Hispanic world)


INTRODUCCIÓN.
El Estado y la sociedad en 1800.
LEVANTAMIENTO, GUERRA Y REVOLUCIÓN.
1. El vacío de poder, la guerra y el reinado de José Bonaparte: Abdicaciones, levantamiento y guerra.
2. La “revolución” española. Guerra civil e internacional. Juntas y Cortes. La Constitución de 1812 y las medidas de reforma.
3. Restauración absolutista y reacción. Fernando VII y su régimen. La pérdida de América. El Trienio liberal. La década absolutista. LA CONSTRUCCIÓN DE LA ESPAÑA LIBERAL.
4. La Guerra civil y la implantación del liberalismo político. Las regencias, El carlismo. El reformismo político-social de 1837.
5. El reinado de Isabel II. La “era de los generales”. La Constitución de 1845. El Bienio Progresista y los gobiernos de la Unión Liberal.
6. El triunfo de la sociedad liberal y del incipiente sistema capitalista. Las nuevas “clases medias”. La desamortización de la propiedad colectiva. La primera industrialización: el ferrocarril EL INESTABLE SEXENIO (1868-1874).
7. La Revolución de 1868 y la Monarquía democrática. Juntas, Cortes Constituyentes y Constitución de 1869. El fracaso de la Monarquía Democrática de Amadeo I.
8. La Primera República. Los proyectos republicanos. La República federal y la República autoritaria. El fin del régimen republicano. LA ESPAÑA RESTAURADA.
9. El régimen de la Restauración. La vuelta de los Borbones: Alfonso XII. Un régimen de “orden y paz”: la Constitución de 1876. El “turno de partidos”.
10. Una España dual: centro y periferia. Los distintos desarrollos económicos y sociales. Atonía política centralista y nacionalismos periféricos.
11. El traumático fin de siglo. Los gobiernos centrales y el mundo de Ultramar. La pérdida de las últimas tierras del Atlántico y del Pacífico

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