The course aims to provide students with:
- the ability to confront complex historiographical topics based on a sound knowledge of the lineages of Early Modern History as well as to read and critique documents and historical interpretations;
- the means to apply methodologies and notions acquired in analysing present day problems in the light of their historical origins;
- autonomy in evaluating interpretations of historical issues and in studying documentary sources. The ability to communicate at various levels the results of any research.