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HIST 1051. Sports Hist & Amer Character. 1-0-1 Unit.

Surveys American sports history from 1900 to present to demonstrate the impact of sports on the unique American character. The course will emphasize the relationships of sports, players, and spectators to American society. Through the connection of sports history with politics, sociology, and business, students will analyze how sporting activities reflect the development of American society during the twentieth century.
Prerequisites: READ 0098, unless exempt.