Historical Geography

LHIST2180  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Historical Geography
5.0 credits
15.0 h
2q

This biannual course is taught on years 2014-2015, 2016-2017, ...

Teacher(s)
Yante Jean-Marie ;
Language
Français
Prerequisites

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Main themes

Emphasis will be on a critical use of various sources in efforts to reconstruct the geography of ancient times. Students will be shown how to use a cartographic software program, following which they will search libraries and archives for cartographic documentation.

Aims

Sensitivization to various sources and methods of historical geography : written sources and toponymy, earth sciences, archeology, aerial photography, iconographical sources and ancient cartographic documents.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

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Teaching methods

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Evaluation methods

Oral examination.

Other information

Teaching materials : Student notes. A course plan is given to students (with bibliographical orientation).

Bibliography

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Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in History
5
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Master [120] in History
5
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