Cultural history of the Netherlands
|Course code module||FLWTLN0010|
|Study load (hours)||112|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
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2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Basic knowledge of the history of the Low Countries; understanding that seemingly self-evident concepts as 'Nederlands', 'Vlaams' etc. were the imprevisible outcome of an interplay of numerous historical factors; ability to interpret canonised cultural artefacts within their historical context.
3. Course content
Discussion of the most important cultural movements, genres and artefacts in the Low Countries within their political, economical and social context.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Lectures
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed bookOpen questions
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Will be made available on Blackboard.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Lamberts, Emiel and Blom, J.C.H. Geschiedenis van de Nederlanden. 3d edition, Baarn, HBUitgevers, 2003, XII-420 p.
American edition: History of the Low Countries. New York- Oxford, 1999, 504 p.
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