Course: Selected chapters from world history of 20th century

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Course title Selected chapters from world history of 20th century
Course code KSV/SVDB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
Course content
Content changes reserved 1. Democracy and totalitarianism - basic historical and politological characteristic. 2. First World War and post-war organization of world. 3. Russian revolution in 1917 - origin and evolution of Russian dictatorship in Russia. 4. Origin of fascism and nacism - fascist dictatorship, nazi dictatorship. 5. Second World War and post-war organization of world. 6. Nationalism and racism in modern history and particularly in the end of 20th century. 7. Cold war and its getting over. 8. End of rightward dictatorship in Europe. 9. Fall of European communism. 10. Dominance of democracy in Europe. 11. Decline of colonial system, problems of developing countries. 12. European integrating tendencies and its historical roots. 13. Position of CR in integrating Europe and protection of national, religious and racial minorities in context of democratic pluralistic system. 14. Danger of international terrorism; effort of world peace.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The course aim is to present main happening and personalities of Czech and Slovakia history of 20th century and eliminate so-called white places of history. Especially questions of democracy and totalitarianism of 20th century, both World Wars and its consequences, the biggest genocides of 20th century, European integration, convergence of civilization and world globalization.
overview of key events of world history of 20th century
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Mastering of lecture theme, literature study, written work.
Recommended literature
  • Hájek, M., Ryšánková, J. a kol.:. Svět a Československo ve 20. století. Praha, Horizont 1990.
  • Housková, H., Podlešák, J.:. Světové dějiny 20. století. PF JU Č. Budějovice 1993 (skripta 2 sv.).
  • Johnson, P.:. Dějiny 20. století. Praha, Rozmluvy 1991.


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