Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Italian Studies


Italian Studies 260. Italian Civilization

This course will focus mainly on the history of modern Italy and its political place in Europe. Topics will include the Risorgimento, WWI, Fascism, WW II, economic recovery, Made in Italy label, organized crime, the phenomenon of migration, the Italian family, divorce, abortion, and gender issues in Italy. Selected literary texts will help better understand the richness of the Italian culture.