Academic Year 2018/2019 - 3° Year - Curriculum Archeologico and Curriculum Storico-artistico
Teaching Staff: Maria SORBELLO
Credit Value: 9
Scientific field: M-GGR/01 - Geography
Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
Taught classes: 54 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

Knowledge of the discipline and importance of human work in the creation of different places. The men are in fact the main agents of different landscapes, cultures, values and political structures in the world.

Detailed Course Content

General geographical knowledge, study on the development of Cultural Geography and finally with the analysis of the most appropriate strategies for the start of a sustainable cultural tourism in Sicily.

Textbook Information

- BONAZZI A., Manuale di Geografia Culturale, Laterza 2012 (2 CFU), pp. 200.

- GREYNER A. L., Dematteis G., Lanza C., Geografia umana. Un approccio visuale, Utet 2012, pp. 300 (3 CFU).

  • FAMOSO N. (a cura di), Le nuove vie del turismo in Sicilia, Cuecm, Catania 2015, pp. 220 (2 CFU).

- SORBELLO M., Popolazione e territorio in Sicilia, Società di Storia Patria per la Sicilia Orientale 2012 (e-book), pp. 57-144 (1 CFU).

  • SORBELLO M.; Recupero dell’identità territoriale e turismo sostenibile. Taormina, Giardini-Naxos e paesi della valle dell’Alcantara, in ASSO, vol. I, 2009, Maimone, Catania 2009, pp. 21-68 (1 CFU).

N.B.: A good geographical atlas is an indispensable tool for the study of the discipline. For this purpose, we recommend using the latest edition of «Nuovo Atlante Metodico De Agostini».


Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.