BA207 Newer history of Lithuania and Poland (between German, Austrian and Russian empires)

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Halina Beresnevičiúte Nosalova, Ph.D., M.A. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Tomáš Hoskovec, CSc.
Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Halina Beresnevičiúte Nosalova, Ph.D., M.A.
Supplier department: Department of Linguistics and Baltic Languages - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Fri 9:10–10:45 J21
Prerequisites
No prerequisites.
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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to understand and explain main issues of the modern history of Lithuania and Poland (from the 17th century to the 20th century).
Syllabus
  • 1) Lithuania and Poland in the 17th ct. Status of Ukraine. 2) The kurfuerst of Sachsen as the king of Poland and the kurfuerst of Brandenburg as the king of Prussia. 3) The end of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: internal political mechanisms and the European context. 4) Napoleon and the Vienna-congress. Lands of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth as part of the Russian, Prussian and Austrian empires. 5) National revival of Lithuanians and Poles. National revival of Ukrainians and Byelorussians. The changing status of Jews. 6) The rise of national states of Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine and Belarus.
Literature
  • DAVIES, Norman. Polsko :dějiny národa ve středu Evropy. Translated by Miroslava Valentová - Aleš Valenta. V čes. jaz. vyd. 1. Praha: Prostor, 2003. 481 s., [8. ISBN 80-7260-083-4. info
  • ŘEZNÍK, Miloš. Polsko. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2002. 228 s. ISBN 8072771299. info
  • WANDYCZ, Piotr S. Střední Evropa v dějinách : od středověku do současnosti : cena svobody. Translated by Jaroslav Valenta. Vydání 1. Praha: Academia, 1998. 301 stran. ISBN 8020006575. info
  • ŠVEC, Luboš, Vladimír MACURA and Pavel ŠTOL. Dějiny pobaltských zemí. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1996. 423 s. ISBN 80-7106-154-9. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, homeworks, reading.
Assessment methods
Students choose between methods of examination mentioned below:
1) Written report on the given topic and it's oral presentation at the class-discussion (max 5 pts.). PLUS final written exam: students are given 3 questions and choose 1 to answer to (max 5 pts.). PLUS active participation at class-discussions (max 5 pts.).
2) Final written exam, where students are given 3 questions on the history of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (all 3 to be answered, max 10 pts.). PLUS active participation at class-discussions (max 5 pts.).
The positive final evaluation presupposes student has min 12 pts. after final examination.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2000, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2019.
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