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2018/2019

East-West dichotomy: Prelude to the Cold War

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15Y1ZV KZ 2 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Jan Feit, Marie Michlová, Eva Rezlerová
Tutor:
Jan Feit, Marie Michlová, Eva Rezlerová
Supervisor:
Department of Languages and Humanities
Synopsis:

Historical prologue, evolution of the „West“ and „East“ from the 1500s. Focus on the history in the period between 1850 nad 1950. Milestones and continuity of the international relations in the end of 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. Revolutions, the causes and consequences. Scientific and technological progress, the causes and consequences. Economic and financial history. Social changes. Discussions on texts, sources.

Requirements:

none

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Study Objective:

Provides extended information on modern history, especially focusing on international relations, science, technology, and economy. Improved understanding of global world politics today. Exploring historical links between the history of the Czech nation and world history.

Study materials:

BESALA, Jerzy. Utajené dějiny Evropy. Vyd. 1. Frýdek-Místek: Alpress, 2009

DINER, Dan. Porozumět dvacátému století. 1. vyd. Brno, 2010

FERGUSON, Niall. Civilizace: Západ a zbytek světa. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2014

HLAVÁČEK, Petr et al. Proč jsme Západ?, Praha, 2016

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