Collection Items

  • Map
    Volker- und Sprachenkarte des Vorderen Orient Shows ethnicities, languages and beliefs of the peoples of the region. A relatively lengthy explanation in German begins by stating that this map "endeavors to show the coverage area of those oriental peoples, whose areas are part of Europe's interest..." Inset: Bevolkerungsdichte des Vorderen Orient [population density]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Germany. Ausw√§rtiges Amt. Geographischer Dienst
    • Date: 1941