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070286 VO Austrian History II (2017W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 05.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 12.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 19.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 09.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 16.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 23.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 30.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 07.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 14.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 11.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 18.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture class discusses the history of the Habsburg Monarchy and of the First as well as Second Republic from the vantage point of political, social, and economic integration: State ( meaning constitution, government, and administration), politics, media, social and economic processes will be analyzed in their interdependence in an exemplary fashion. The lecture class covers the period between the congress of Vienna and Austria's accession to the EU.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam at the end of the term, multiple choice test

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Presentation of a broad knowledge on Austrian history, which transgresses the narrow boundaries of conventional chronological classifications and disciplinary segmentations. Austrian history of taught from a broad disciplinary perspective including political, legal, cultural, economic, social, and gender aspects. Further aims of the course are defined in the actual version of the curriculum.

Examination topics

Oral presentation with media support; interactive discussion of themes within the class; reading for each session is made available online.

Reading list

Readings for every session in English is available at the moodle platform.
General readings:
Bruckmüller, Ernst: Sozialgeschichte Österreichs. Wien: Verlag GuP 2001
Good, David F.: The Economic Rise of the Habsburg Empire, 1750-1914. Berkeley: University of California Press 1984
Hanisch, Ernst: Der lange Schatten des Staates. Österreichische Gesellschaftsgeschichte im 20. Jahrhundert. Wien: Ueberreuter 1994
Rathkolb, Oliver: Die paradoxe Republik. Österreich 1945 bis 2005. Wien: Zsolnay 2005.
Rumpler, Helmut: Eine Chance für Mitteleuropa. Bürgerliche Emanzipation und Staatsverfall in der Habsburgermonarchie. Wien: Ueberreuter 1997
Sandgruber, Roman: Ökonomie und Politik. Österreichische Wirtschaftsgeschichte vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Wien: Ueberreuter 1995
Tálos, Emmerich u.a. (Hg.): Handbuch des politischen Systems Österreichs. Erste Republik 1918-1933. Wien: Manz 1995
Vocelka, Karl: Geschichte Österreichs. Kultur - Gesellschaft - Politik. München: Heyne 2000.
Wandruszka, Adam; Urbanitsch, Peter (Hg.) Die Habsburgermonarchie 1848-1918. Bd. 1-9. 1973-2010 (ab Bd. 7: Helmut Rumpler als Herausgeber)
Zeitschriften: MÖSTA, MIÖG, ÖZG, Austrian History Yearbook, Habsburg (H-Net)

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