Mapping Modernity

11. Europa: Integrationspolitik

23 October 2023

Europe divided by the Iron Curtain

The primary division within Europe is delineated by the Iron Curtain, distinguishing the ‘capitalist’ West from the ‘communist’ East, symbolised by the colours blue and red on this map. This map starts with military cooperation, then political and finally economic.

W. & W. Hilgeman, Europa: Integrationspolitik (1945-1967) (EEC, NATO, Warsaw Pact), Darmstadt 1968. Coll. S/T W.2h.84, 140 x 163 cm.