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The 100 visual charts, in Gerd Arntz’s austere design, of the atlas Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft provide an overview of the essential empirical data of the world at that time. read more

Man and industry in one image: the regions of the world are indicated by the typical headgear of their populations, while the various industries – ‘primitive’, ‘traditional’ and ‘modern’ – are symbolized by signs for bow-and-arrow, hammer and cogwheel respectively.

Title: Economic activity in the world
Publication: Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft
Editor: Otto Neurath
Art director: Gerd Arntz
Year: 1930, Leipzig
Filenumber: GMDH02_50019