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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ASA16001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name ヨーロッパ史研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
European History
ナガタ ヒロアキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds1-4:IAS K205
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
The lecture center (only in Japanese), many blackboard demonstrations 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : History
Eligible Students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
General scientific program
(knowledge, understanding)
I accumulate interdisciplinary synthesis-like knowledge and can understand the problems that the modern society has. 
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
I follow processes of the first unification of the 19th century in Germany and the German reunification at the end of 20th century and let students deepen their understanding about Germany in the present age by recognizing common points and differences to be seen in two unifications. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation
lesson2 Prehistory to the reunification (1990) in Germany (1)
lesson3 Prehistory to the reunification in Germany (2)
lesson4 Calm revolution (1989) of East Germany (1)
lesson5 Calm revolution of East Germany (2)
lesson6 The East Germany's first free election (March 1990)
lesson7 From free election to reunification (October 1990)
lesson8 First summary
lesson9 Unification of the 19th century Germany (before March Revolution)(1)
lesson10 Before March Revolution (2)
lesson11 March Revolution (1848)
lesson12 Prussia = Austria war
lesson13 Prussia = France war
lesson14 Establishment of German Reich (1871)
lesson15 A comparison and summary of two unifications 
Lecture form (the lecture center; I write much on a blackboard; there is a summary every time;  no textbook; many prints)
Kind of audiovisual materials to use (videos)
In the case of a video, DVD use (the number: three; running time for around 50-70 minutes)
Letter information of a video, the DVD (no subtitles)
I distribute the book references list for report at the beginning of a class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) I do not use text book, distribute paper documents and use the pictures (video), but without  subtitles. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
(1)Let's see the distributed book-references list and go to the library.
(2)Let's ask me questions about the contents of the video on the next time.
(3)Did you understand where the rip in the iron curtain was ?
(4)Were you able to understand the characteristic of the political system of former East Germany ?
(5)Did you understand what the power which destroyed the Berlin Wall was ?
(6)How about the impression to see the video which handled the free election in East Germany ?
(7)It is important that reunification was not settled as a problem only for two Geman states intervals.
(8)Please review conventional class contents.
(9)Were you able to understand the German local situation of the 19th century ?
(10)Were you able to understand the German local situation of the 19th century?
(11)How did the movement from the bottom that advocated freedom and unification turn out?
(12)How did the movement from the bottom that advocated freedom and unification turn out?
(13)Did you understand how different this war from the wars of the 20th century was ?
(14)Did you understand the contents of German Reich, the completed federate nation ?
(15)Did you understand the differences in two German unifications ?
Grading Method I judge your credit from your report (40%) on the theme in conjunction with the contents of this lecture and the final examination (40%), and your normal mark (20%).
In the case of non-presentation of your report or your absence on examination, your credit will be impossible (D) automatically. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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