Bachelor of Physical and Health Education - Sport and Spectacle in Modern Society

HIST 3947  Sport and Spectacle in Modern Society


Twelve credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.


PHED 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. 

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