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DISCOVER HOPKINS HISTORY: A Century in Review: Sports and the Rise of American Mass Culture

* This listing is from 2010. Check back soon for 2011 Discover Hopkins listings.

  • Session II : July 24 - August 6

Course Number: AS 360.120.51 (1 credit)
Instructors: Robert Gamble

Description: This course charts the rise of sports in the United States, using sports as a lens through which to view major transformations in American culture and society: professionalization and specialization, the growth of mass media and a culture industry, suburbanization, civil rights, women's rights, and globalization. Throughout, we will pay close attention to the notion of a single national culture.

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  • Session I
    July 10 - 23
  • Session II
    July 24 - August 6
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