FJ1A012 French History and Culture II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Tue 16:00–17:40 G24
FJIA005 French History and Culture I || FJ1A011 French History and Culture I
Written test of History and Culture I
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
Course objectives
Student should be able to speak on any general theme from french history and culture from the beginning to the present.
Main objectives can be summarized as follows:
to understand and explain the most important notions from french history;
to recognize and explain the basic dates and names of french history and place them in french and european historical context
Student should be able also to read and understand a short document in french, to identify the author and the persons. He should be able also to say the importance of the document.
Learning outcomes
The student will be able to:
- identify and synthesize the important characteristics of the history of France until the middle of the 20th century;
- identify and describe the major events in French history and the societal changes influencing the development of language;
- analyze texts relating to key moments fr. history from beginnings to today.
  • Survey of Historical constitution of France 1. De la pierre au fer 2. Formation de la Gaule 5e-2e siècle av. J.-C 3. La Conquête de la Gaule 4. La Gaule romaine 5. La Civilisation galloromaine 6. Royaumes barbares 7. Les Mérovingiens 8. Les Carolingiens 9. Naissance de la France 10. Société féodale 11. Les Capétiens 12. La guerre de Cent Ans 13. Les Campagnes et villes du 15e au 18e s. 14. Le 16e siècle, de Charles VIII à Henri II 15. La crise des guerres de Religion (1559-1610) 16. La France de Richelieu et de Mazarin 17. Le règne personnel de Louis XIV 18. LE SIECLE DES LUMIERES 19. La FRANCE de LOUIS XV et de LOUIS XVI 20. LA REVOLUTION ET L'EMPIRE I. La Crise révolutionnaire 21. LA REVOLUTION ET L'EMPIRE II. L'Empire, épopée et cons 22. La monarchie constitutionnelle au temps des notables 23. La révolution de 1848 et le Second Empire 24. République parlementaire et lïcité 25. Naissance d'une France nouvelle 26. L'Expansion française dans le monde au 19e s. 27. La guerre de 1914-1918, L'après-guerre, la crise des 28. La France dans la Seconde Guerre mondiale
    recommended literature
  • DYTRT, Petr. Učební texty k francouzským dějinám od počátku k dnešku (Textbook of French history: anthology of complementary texts). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013, 148 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6535-2. Digitální knihovna FF info
    not specified
  • A. Maurois, Dějiny Francie, Praha, Lid. noviny, 1994
Teaching methods
Lectures. Students are supposed do have read the study materials which are the basis of the course.
Assessment methods
Exam: written test.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Pro zápis do předmětu Úvod do dějin a kultury Francie II je nutno úspěšně absolvovat zápočet z FJIA005.Přednost u zápisu mají posluchači romanistických oborů.
Teacher's information
All course materials are available in the online learning facility (ELF):
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
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