Numbers are provided for each individual region or country in D, E, and F for foreign relations in general, foreign relations by time period, and relations with individual countries. This instruction sheet provides guidelines that should generally be followed when classifying works in these numbers. For instructions on assigning subject headings to such works, see H 1629.

Note: As used in this instruction sheets, the term region refers to any geographic area that consists of two or more countries, e.g. Africa, Europe, Scandinavia, South Asia, etc.


1. General foreign relations

2. Foreign relations between two regions or countries

See also:

Special Topics, Categories of Material, Etc.