SS: Comparative Cultures 12

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Recommended prerequisite: Explorations of Social Studies 11

Comparative Cultures 12 deals with the history of cultures. The aim of this course is to enable students to enrich their understanding of diversity through the comparative study of various cultures. Students will learn that understanding the complexity of one culture enhances our understanding of others. They will investigate how environmental factors and belief and value systems influence aspects of culture such as power, authority, agriculture and trade. The course emphasizes cultural rather than political history and in it, students will also study the painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and dance of various cultures.

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