#302 | The Bloody History of Bullfighting

English Learning for Curious Minds

29-09-2022 • 27 minutos

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It's one of the most controversial topics in modern Spain; some say it's a cultural art form, and others say it's a brutal form of torture.

In this episode, we look at the history of bullfighting through the ages and ask ourselves what lies ahead.

  • The matador looks up to the crowd
  • What happens in a bullfight
  • The early history of bullfighting
  • Bullfighting in the Iberian peninsula
  • The first "anti-bullfighting" legislation in the 16th Century
  • The development of "modern" bullfighting
  • The different styles of bullfighting
  • General Franco & bullfighting
  • The opposition to bullfighting
  • Bullfighting today
  • Will bullfighting ever be banned in Spain?

Full interactive transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/bullfighting


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