Checking date: 20/05/2022


Course: 2022/2023

The modern history of Spain
(17692)
Study: Bachelor in History and Politics (352)


Coordinating teacher: VILLALBA PEREZ, ENRIQUE

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Geography, Contemporary History and Art

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
It is recommended to have passed the Modern History subject.
Objectives
1. Understand that the study of the past, although it does not inexorably mark the paths that are going to be followed in the future, does allow, through the explanation of the present, to be in the best possible disposition to face that future. 2. Know the economic, political, social and cultural reality of the time from a comparative perspective. 3. Know and understand the processes of political, social, economic and cultural change in the society of the time. 4. Develop the ability to identify, organize and analyze relevant information critically and systematically on current and past sources. 5. Develop the ability to debate and formulate critical reasoning.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. The origin of Modern Times in the Peninsula: The Catholic Monarchs. Spanish Modernity. The union of the two Crowns. Reconquest and Conquest. The new monarchy: Socio-economic features. Institutional aspects. Religious policy. Foreign policy. 2. The Hispanic Monarchy: Political and institutional aspects. Royal power and the Court. The institutions of government. International Relations and Conflicts. 3. Society and Economy in the Habsburg period. Mentality and daily life in the Hapsburg Monarchy. Main economic activities. 4. The Baroque and the Golden Age. Culture and the arts. The means of dissemination of the culture of the Golden Age. 5. The War of Succession and Bourbon Reformism. The new Bourbon State. The War of Succession. Royal power and the Bourbon administration. Foreign policy. 6. The Spanish Enlightenment. Characteristics of the Spanish Enlightenment. Bourbon cultural policy: Education, culture and science. Absolutism, economy and social change. 7. Society and Economy in Bourbon Spain. Mentality and daily life in the Bourbon Monarchy. Evolution of economic activities.
Learning activities and methodology
AF1. THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. These will present the knowledge to be acquired by the students. Practices related to the contents will be carried out. AF2. TUTORIALS. Individual (individual tutorials) or group (group tutorials) assistance to students by the teacher. AF3. INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP WORK BY THE STUDENT. MD1. THEORY CLASS. Lectures in class by the lecturer with the support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed. Specific material and bibliography will be provided to complement the students' learning. MD2. PRACTICALS. Resolution of practical cases (maps, texts, etc.) proposed by the teacher individually or in groups. MD3. TUTORIALS. Individual (individual tutorials) or group (group tutorials) assistance to students by the lecturer.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • ELLIOTT, J.H. y GARCÍA SANZ, A., coords., . Poder y sociedad en la Espan¿a de los Austrias. Crítica. 1982
  • FEROS, Antonio y GELABERT, Juan, dirs.,. Espan¿a en tiempos del Quijote. Taurus. 2004
  • GARCÍA CÁRCEL, Ricardo, . Las culturas del Siglo de Oro. Historia 16. 1989
  • IGLESIAS, Carmen, dir.,. El mundo que vivió Cervantes. SECC. 2005
  • VV.AA.,. El Siglo del Quijote (1580-1680). Las Letras. Las Artes. Espasa. 1996
Additional Bibliography
  • ALVAR EZQUERRA, Alfredo,. El nacimiento de una capital europea. Madrid entre 1561 y 1606. Turner. 1986
  • BLASCO ESQUIVIAS, Beatriz,. «Grandeza y miseria de Madrid en el Siglo de Oro», El Madrid de Vela¿zquez y Caldero¿n. Villa y Corte en el siglo XVII, Miguel Mora¿n & Bernardo J. Garci¿a, eds.. Ayuntamiento de Madrid/Fundacio¿n Caja Madrid. 2000
  • BOUZA A¿LVAREZ, Fernando,. Corre manuscrito. Una historia cultural del Siglo de Oro. Marcial Pons. 2001
  • BOUZA A¿LVAREZ, Fernando,. «Da¿sele licencia y privilegio». Don Quijote y la aprobacio¿n de libros en el Siglo de Oro. Akal. 2012
  • BOUZA A¿LVAREZ, Fernando, . El libro y el cetro. La biblioteca de Felipe IV en la Torre Alta del Alca¿zar de Madrid. Fundacio¿n Germa¿n Sa¿nchez Ruipe¿rez. 2006
  • BURKE, Peter, . Los avatares de El Cortesano. Lecturas y lectores de un texto clave del espi¿ritu renacentista,. Gedisa. 1998
  • CASTILLO GO¿MEZ, Antonio, comp., . Escribir y leer en el siglo de Cervantes. Gedisa. 1999
  • CA¿TEDRA, PEDRO M. & ROJO, ANASTASIO, . Bibliotecas y lecturas de mujeres. Siglo XVI. Instituto de Historia del Libro y de la Lectura. 2004
  • CHARTIER, Roger,. El orden de los libros. Lecturas, autores, bibliotecas en Europa entre los siglos XIV y XVIII. Gedisa. 1994
  • GONZA¿LEZ SA¿NCHEZ, Carlos Alberto & MAILLARD A¿LVAREZ, Natalia,. Orbe tipogra¿fico. El mercado del libro en la Sevilla de la segunda mitad del siglo XVI. Trea. 2003
  • GUERRERO MAYLLO, Ana,. El Gobierno Municipal de Madrid (1560-1606). Instituto de Estudios Madrilen¿os. 1993
  • HERNA¿NDEZ, Mauro,. A la sombra de la Corona. Poder local y oligarqui¿a urbana (Madrid, 1606-1808). Siglo XXI. 1995
  • INFANTES, Vi¿ctor; LOPEZ, Franc¿ois; BOTREL, Jean-Franc¿ois (dirs.),. Historia de la edicio¿n y de la lectura en Espan¿a, 1472-1914. Fundacio¿n Germa¿n Sa¿nchez Ruipe¿rez. 2003
  • MOLL, Jaime, . De la imprenta al lector. Estudios sobre el libro espan¿ol de los siglos XVI al XVII. Arco Libros. 1994
  • MORANT, Isabel, dir.,. Historia de las mujeres en Espan¿a y Ame¿rica Latina, 2 vols.. Cátedra. 2005
  • RI¿O BARREDO, Mari¿a Jose¿ del,. Madrid. Urbs Regia. La capital ceremonial de la Monarqui¿a Cato¿lica. Marcial Pons. 2000
  • TENORIO GO¿MEZ, Pilar,. Las madrilen¿as de mil seiscientos: imagen y realidad. Comunidad de Madrid. 2003
  • TOMA¿S Y VALIENTE, Francisco,. «Delincuentes y pecadores», en Sexo barroco y otras transgresiones premodernas. Alianza . 1990
  • VIGIL, Marilo¿, . La vida de las mujeres en los siglos XVI y XVII,. Siglo XXI. 1986 (2a ed., 1994)
  • VILLALBA, Enrique, . ¿Pecadoras o delincuentes?. Delito y ge¿nero en la Corte de los Austrias,. Calambur. 2004
  • VILLALBA, Enrique, . La administracio¿n de la justicia penal en Castilla y en la Corte a comienzos del siglo XVII. Actas. 1993
  • VILLALBA, Enrique, . «Marginacio¿n y delincuencia», en la obra colectiva El Madrid de Caldero¿n y Vela¿zquez. Villa y corte en el siglo XVII, vol. I, pp. 169-180. Ayuntamiento/Fundacio¿n Caja Madrid. 2001

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