Subject description - AE0B16HTE

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AE0B16HTE History of technology and economic
Roles:V Extent of teaching:2+0s
Department:13116 Language of teaching:
Guarantors:  Completion:ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:2
Tutors:  Semester:Z


The course introduces the scientific branch of the history of technology as the economic and social context of the Czech lands and Czechoslovakia in comparison with the development of the European region 19th to 21st century.

Course outlines:

Introduction; History field, the impact of technology on the development of European and Czech politics and society since the late 18th century to the late 20th century; General considerations, exploration, comparison, growthSpecial political development of the Czech Lands and CzechoslovakiaHow does education and science, industrial and economic dynamics? Industrialization and its connection to science centers - public school thing; Technical term - the birth of Czech professional terminology and current affairsNational society and community life; Associations and their impact on the expansion of technical and economic activities of the Czech Lands and CzechoslovakiaStable land and agrarian policy in the Czech Republic and CzechoslovakiaCzech banking and business milieu in the Czech Republic and CzechoslovakiaHistorical features of world industrial exhibitions in comparison with the Prague Jubilee Exhibition 1891Traditional industrial sectors and their development (glassmaking, ceramics, food industry - breweries, distilleries, sugar, textile industry)The second industrial revolution and the development of engineering, electrical engineering, metallurgy and chemistryThe development of transport and communication systems of the Czech Lands and CzechoslovakiaUrbanization of Czech and European cities; Modern way of lifeImportant international gathering of engineers in the 19th and 20th Centuries - results and their impact on advancing technicality Czech societyThe profile business personalities (Krizik, Kolben, Skoda, L & K, Bata, etc)Population and social system of the Czech Lands and Czechoslovakia

Exercises outline:


Efmertová, Marcela, Savický, Nikolaj. České země 1848-1918. Díl I., Od březnové revoluce do požáru Národního divadla. 1. vyd. Praha: Libri, 2009. 453 s. ISBN 978-80-7277-171-4. Wood, Paul, Gaiger, Jason (eds). Art in theory, 1815-1900: an anthology of changing ideas. 1st pub. 1998. Malden: Blackwell, ?1998. xx, 1097 s. ISBN 0-631-20066-5. Hlavačka, Milan, Pokorná, Magdaléna a Pavlíček, Tomáš. Collective and individual patronage and the culture of public donation in civil society in the 19th and 20th centuries in Central Europe. Prague: Institute of History, 2010. 618 s. Práce Historického ústavu AV ČR = Opera Instituti historici Pragae. Řada A - Monographia; sv. 31. ISBN 978-80-7286-163-7. Pánek, Jaroslav, Tůma, Oldřich. A history of the Czech Lands. 1st English ed. In Prague: Karolinum, 2009. 639 s., ISBN 978-80-246-1645-2. The Involvement of Businessmen in Local and Regional Public Life in Central Europe 1800-1914: contributions for the XVth World Economic History Congress in Utrecht, the Netherlands, from 3 to 7 August 2009 (Session I9: Public Activity of Businessmen at a Local and Countrywide Level in 1800-1914). Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita v Ostravě, 2009. 198 p. ISBN 978-80-7368-683-3. HOBSBAWM, Eric John. Age of Extremes. The short twentieth century 1914-1991. London 1996 PESTRE, Dominique. Science, Society and Politics : Knowledge Societies from an Historical Perspective. Luxembourg: Office for Publications of the European Communities, 2007. ISBN 978-92-79-06485-2. MAYR, Elisabeth. Die Industrialisierung der böhmischen Länder: ein Vorzeigemodell der Habsburgermonarchie. München: GRIN, 2008. ISBN 978-3-640-46184-4.



Subject is included into these academic programs:

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