Physical and Health Education (PHED) - Sport and Spectacle in Modern Society

PHED 3947  Sport and Spectacle in Modern Society


Third or Fourth Year Standing in the BPHE Program


HIST 3947


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




The course examines the history of sport and popular spectacles in modern society. It offers an exploration of the development of modern leisure, but also considers the cultural and social meaning of various types of recreation and entertainment, which may include sporting events at the local, national and international level, world fairs, and political celebrations.  This course is also offered as HIST 3947.

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