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Geography and Map Virtual Orientation: The Boundaries of Afghanistan during the Great Game
Virtual orientation introducing researchers to the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress.

This virtual orientation will provide an introduction to the maps housed at the Library of Congress, with a special focus on the maps that delineate the boundaries of Afghanistan and its neighboring territories during what was known as Great Game—a British and Russian rivalry for power and influence in South-Central Asia, which began in 1830 and lasted most of the 19th century.

Dec 13, 2022 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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