BSSb1102 History of military

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Jakub Drmola, Ph.D. (lecturer), Mgr. Jakub Morávek (deputy)
Mgr. Jakub Šedo, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Marek Dvořáček (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Samuel Žilinčík (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jakub Šedo, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Pospíšilová
Supplier department: Division of Security and Strategic Studies - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! BSS102 Hist. of milit. && ! NOW ( BSS102 Hist. of milit. )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course is focused on development of wars and military sphere from ancient times to current era. It is divided according to important historical periods and events.
Learning outcomes
Studenti should be able to describe military history and to analyze military operations from antiquity up to now, including connection between development of technologies and the way of waging wars.
Syllabus
  • 1.Introduction 2.Military sphere and internal security in ancient Greece 3.Military sphere and internal security in ancient Roma 4. Military sphere and internal security in early middle ages ancient Roma 5. Military sphere and internal security in feudal Europe 6. Military sphere and internal security in Europe in early modern period 7. Military sphere and internal security in feudal Europe from Napoleonic wars to 1914 8. Military sphere and internal security in WWI 9. Military sphere and internal security in interwar period 10. Military sphere and internal security in WW2 11. Military sphere and internal security in Cold war 12. Military sphere and internal security after cold war and during war on terror 13. Summary of the course
Literature
  • KEEGAN, John. Historie válečnictví. Translated by Leonid Křížek. Vyd. 1. Praha: Beta-Dobrovský, 2004. 364 s. ISBN 8072910981. info
  • TOFFLER, Alvin and Heidi TOFFLER. Válka a antiválka : jak porozumět dnešnímu globálnímu chaosu. Translated by Bohuslav Blažek - Jan Miřejovský. 1. vyd. Praha: Dokořán a Argo, 2002. 303 s. ISBN 8072034456. info
  • LIDDELL HART, Basil Henry. Historie první světové války. Vyd. 1. Brno: Jota, 2001. 503 s. ISBN 807217164X. info
  • FEATHERSTONE, Donald F. Válečníci a války ve starověku a ve středověku. Translated by Hubert Procházka. Vyd. 1. Praha: Beta-Dobrovský, 2001. 268 s. ISBN 8072910337. info
  • HART, B. H. Liddell. Dějiny druhé světové války. Translated by Jitka Sládková. Vyd. 1. Brno: Jota, 2000. 776 s. ISBN 8072171178. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, reading, written homeworks.
Assessment methods
The course is taught as a lecture.
Exam has three parts: in term written test (max. 18 points), final written test (max. 36 points) and homework (max. 6 points). Students must submit a review of a specialized text in order to complete the course.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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