|Module title||Economic And Social History Of Europe|
|Module lecturer||dr hab. Piotr Pilarczyk|
|Faculty||Faculty of Law and Administration|
Module aim (aims)
The aim of the course is to give explanation of origins of modern society, economy and capitalism, economic development in historical and legal point of view.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Week 1 Economic history. Legal, historical and economical aspects.Week 2 West European FeudalismWeek 3 Polish economy in Middle-agesWeek 4 Development of trade and finance in Europe (to 16th cent.)Week 5 Age of discovery and colonialismWeek 6 Two paths of development in Europe. Economy in East EuropeWeek 7 Economic development of Western Europe. Economic thoughtWeek 8 European economy in 19th centuryWeek 9 Partition of Poland – economic consequencesWeek 10 Industrial revolution of late 19th centuryWeek 11 I World War – economic effectsWeek 12 Polish economy in interwar periodWeek 13 Poland after WW2 – socialismWeek 14 Changes in economy after WW2Week 15 Transformation of Polish economy after 1989
An economic history of Europe. From expansion to development, ed. A. di Vittorio, New York 2006; The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe, vol. 1-2, ed. S. Broadberry and K. H. O'Rourke, Cambridge 2010; A theory of economic history, J. R. Hicks, London 1969; A concise economic history of the world : from paleolithic times to the present, R. Cameron, New York 1997; Before the Industrial Revolution. European Society and Economy, 1000-1700, sec. ed., C. Cipolla, New York-London 1980; An Economic and Social History of Later Medieval Europe, 1000-1500, S. A. Epstein, Cambridge 2009; Origins of the European Economy. Communication and Commerce, A.D. 300-900, M. McCormick, Cambridge 2001.