Explicar las economías preindustriales con arteLas representaciones artísticas, un instrumento útil para la enseñanza de la Historia Económica

  1. Rafael Barquín Gil 2
  2. Carlos Larrinaga Rodríguez 3
  3. Pedro Pablo Ortúñez Goicolea 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Valladolid

    Universidad de Valladolid

    Valladolid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/01fvbaw18

  2. 2 Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

    Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

    Madrid, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02msb5n36

  3. 3 Universidad de Granada

    Universidad de Granada

    Granada, España

    ROR https://ror.org/04njjy449

Investigaciones en historia económica: su transferencia a la docencia
  1. Ramon Molina de Dios (ed. lit.)
  2. Antònia Morey Tous (ed. lit.)
  3. Carles Manera Erbina (ed. lit.)
  4. Gonçal López Nadal (ed. lit.)
  5. Andreu Seguí Beltrán (ed. lit.)

Publisher: Departament d'Economia Aplicada ; Universidad de las Islas Baleares = Universitat de les Illes Balears

ISBN: 978-84-09-01695-2

Year of publication: 2018

Pages: 291-314

Type: Book chapter


This paper explores the possibilities of using artistic representations to learn about the Economic and Social History of pre-industrial Europe. Based on the teaching experience of the authors, five themes of different amplitude are presented and dealt with from various works of art. Obviously, the use of these materials does not exclude the use of others. In each of them, it is highlighted how certain historical problems are easily understandable from the observation of the work of art. Due to its aesthetic values, the allusion to well-known works, or simply because of curiosity, it is likely that the student will be more interested in the subject matter and the topics covered than if he or she uses conventional materials. Their academic performance will, therefore, be much higher