HIA107 Introduction to the History of Early Modern Age

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
PhDr. Bronislav Chocholáč, Dr. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Malý, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Libor Jan, Ph.D.
Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Tue 8:00–9:40 D31
Prerequisites (in Czech)
HIA101 Introduction to History
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/25, only registered: 2/25
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Students should be able to describe and characterize the basic types and editions of sources, the most important Czech and foreign works (studies) and journals addicted to early modern history; define and explain the general terms and problems of early modern period; summarize the basic knowledge of the legal, administrative, economy and social history, as well as the results of the historical climatology, geography and demography; explain the early modern conception of time and space, as well as its variations among different social strata; compare the situation in Czech lands and Europe. Students are also continuously prepared in the field of early modern paleography.
  • Methodology, Czech and foreign historiography.
  • Types and editions of sources.
  • The early modern period (aspects, processes, chronology).
  • Time and space; territorial development of Czech lands.
  • Early modern man. Demography of Europe and Czech lands.
  • European society - social stratification.
  • Early modern legal system.
  • Administration – central authorities, lands, counties, local authorities (landlords, towns, villages).
  • Economy.
  • Piety.
  • Continuous reading and interpretation of an original (czech written) document, as well as analysis of edited early modern texts.
  • Schulze, Winfried: Einführung in die Neuere Geschichte. 3. vyd., Stuttgart 1996.
  • HLEDÍKOVÁ, Zdeňka, Jan JANÁK and Jan DOBEŠ. Dějiny správy v českých zemích : od počátků státu po současnost. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2005. 568 s. ISBN 8071067091. info
  • Vznik habsburské monarchie : 1550-1700. Edited by Robert John Weston Evans, Translated by Lenka Kolářová. 1. vyd. Praha: Argo, 2003. 593 s. ISBN 8072034634. info
  • FIALOVÁ, Ludmila. Dějiny obyvatelstva českých zemí. Vyd. 2., dopl. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1998. 398 s. ISBN 8020407200. info
  • PETRÁŇOVÁ, Lydia. Dějiny hmotné kultury. [Sv.] 2. [Část] 1, Kultura každodenního života od 16. do 18. století. Edited by Josef Petráň. Vyd. 1. Praha: Ministerstvo kultury ČR, 1995. 468 s., [3. ISBN 80-7184-084-X. info
  • SIVÁK, Florián and Karel MALÝ. Dějiny státu a práva v českých zemích a na Slovensku do r. 1918. Vyd. 2., přeprac. a dopl. Jinočany: H a H, 1993. 533 s., 43. ISBN 80-85467-61-5. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, discussions, group projects, work with sources.
Assessment methods
Written test and oral exam. The written test combines the topics of lectures and of the obligatory literature.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
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