1. S. Colarizi, Storia politica della Repubblica. 1943-2006, Laterza
2. A. Masi, Idealismo e opportunismo della cultura italiana. 1943-1948, Mursia
The curriculum aims at analyzing the relationship between culture - in Arts and Literature - and Politics in post-war Italy, taking into account the presence in the country of political mass parties and their role in the process of post-fascist cultural and social reconstruction. Furthermore, the position of Italy, inside the logic of cold war, will be considered .
Furthermore, the following general objectives will be achieved:
Knowing and dealing with the most important issues of Italian history in the second post-war period.
Studying in deep the influence of politics on the Italian culture
Acquiring the following skills: grasping a connection of events;
making comparisons; problem solving.
Developing a critical attitude towards the matter
Knowing some cultural events which characterized the birth of Italian Republic and their development, considering also the position of the country inside the cold war logic