HISTORY OF MODERN PORTUGAL
Code: 31052
ECTS: 6
Departament: Department of Social Sciences and Management
Field of Study: History
Keywords:
    Culture
    Institutional Framework
    Modern Portugal
    Socioeconomic structure
Teacher:
Maria do Carmo Teixeira Pinto
Área Científica: History (Modern History).
E-mail: maria.pinto@uab.pt

Course Description:
This course unit analyses a set of a political, socioeconomic and cultural questions that aim to make possible the understanding of Portugal from the XVI to XVIII centuries. The approach of the themes discussed in this course unit is articulated, so as to allow a coherent  and critical view of the Modern Portugal.


Competences:
•Competency to analyze the fundamental aspects that make possible the understanding of Modern Portugal;
• Competency to master specific concepts and terminology needed to understand the reality of the modern period;
•Competency to establish relationships among the course unit studied themes.


Contents:
1. The governing action of the Crown and its relationship with the other powers
2. Estate society and internal organization
3. Economic structure
4. Cultural framework


Bibliography:
BOUZA ÁLVAREZ, Fernando – Portugal no tempo dos Filipes. Política, Cultura, Representações (1580-1668). Lisboa: Ed. Cosmos, 2000.
CALAFATE, Pedro dir. - História do Pensamento Filosófico Português. Lisboa: Caminho, 2001. vol. II.
COSTA, João Paulo Oliveira coord. - História da Expansão e do Império Português. Lisboa: A Esfera dos Livros, 2014.
COSTA, Leonor Freire; LAINS, Pedro; MIRANDA, Susana M. - História Económica de Portugal (1143-2010). Lisboa: A Esfera dos Livros, 2011, p. 73-288.
MAGALHÃES, Joaquim Romero - Concelhos e organização municipal na Época Moderna. Coimbra: IUC, 2011.
MATTOSO, José dir. - História de Portugal. [S.l.]: Círculo de Leitores, 1993. vol. 3 e vol. 4. [Nota: em sua substituição desta edição pode ser utilizada o 3º e 4º volume da edição académica da Estampa de 1997].
MONTEIRO, Nuno - Idade Moderna (séculos XV-XVIII). In RAMOS, Rui coord., História de Portugal. Lisboa: A Esfera dos Livros, 2009, p. 199-435.
MONTEIRO, Nuno – Elites e Poder. Entre o Antigo Regime e o Liberalismo. Lisboa: ICS-UL, 2003.
REAL, Miguel; CALAFATE, Pedro - Século XVII. In FRANCO, José Eduardo e CALAFATE, Pedro coord., A Europa Segundo Portugal. As ideias da Europa na Cultura Portuguesa, século a século. Lisboa: Gradiva, 2012.
SÁ, Isabel dos Guimarães - As Misericórdias Portuguesas de D. Manuel I a Pombal. Lisboa: Livros Horizonte, 2001.
SERRÃO, Joel dir. - Dicionário de História de Portugal. Porto: Livraria Figueirinhas, 2006. 6 vols.
SERRÃO, Joel; MARQUES, A. H. de Oliveira dir. - Nova História de Portugal. Lisboa; Editorial Presença, 1998 e 2001. vol. V e vol. VII.


Format:
E-learning.


Workload (hours): 156
Contact Hours: 15

Assessment:
Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).


Comments:
Students are required to have access to a computer with Internet connection and an e-mail address as well as to have computer literacy from the users' perspective.


Language(s) of Instruction: Portuguese.

Contact for virtual mobility students: Communication and International Relations Office – gcri@uab.pt