Baseball in Global Perspective

HISTORY382

Baseball in Global Perspective. Examination of baseball from 18th-c. origins in Britain's North American colonies to the contemporary "World Baseball Classic." Topics addressed include transformation from amateur participant sport to commercial spectator sports business based in North America; globalization of the sport; commercialization and professionalization in new environments; and trans-national baseball as a lens for examining evolving class, race, gender, regional, and international relationships. Among central themes is how baseball's international migration reshaped the game. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers

CANADIAN382CANADIAN

Curriculum Codes: 

CZ, EI, R, SS

Theme (Concentration)

Race and Ethnicity, Economic and Business Cultures

Region

Global and Comparative