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Melvil Decimal System: 320.938

Wording: Social Sciences > Political Science > Political Science > Biography And History > Ancient World > Not set

Dewmoji: 👫 > 👑 > 👑 > 🔙 > ? > ?

0
Information
196,104
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,681
💭
2
Religion
462,875
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,016,731
👫
4
Language
130,325
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,787
🔬
6
Technology
751,443
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,173
🎨
8
Literature
928,374
📚
9
Biography and History
591,596
🗿
30
Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology
201,862
👭
31
Statistics
2,261
📊
32
Political Science
112,478
👑
33
Economics
182,647
🐂
34
Law
110,989
35
Public Administration, Military Science
49,604
👃
36
Social Problems, Social Services
132,560
🗿
37
Education
136,774
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
36,972
🛣
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
50,584
🎑
320
Political Science
41,445
👑
321
Political Systems
4,803
🎠
322
Relation of the state to organized groups and their members
5,146
323
Civil and political rights
12,402
🛡
324
The political process
11,417
🌭
325
International migration and colonization
4,297
326
Slavery and emancipation
673
327
International Relations
25,942
🗺
328
The legislative process
4,704
🗣
329
[Previously "Political Parties; Party Conventions"; No longer used]
1,649
🤼
320.0
Political Science
5,576
👑
320.1
The State
2,043
320.2
Political Legitimacy
59
320.3
Comparative Politics
403
320.4
Democracy
1,601
320.5
Isms
7,803
320.6
Policy formulation
1,164
320.7
37
320.8
Local Government
886
320.9
Biography And History
12,843
🔙
320.90
By Period
86
320.91
Other Geographic Classifications
258
320.92
Biography
44
320.93
Ancient World
136
320.94
Europe
3,591
320.95
Asia
2,103
320.96
Africa
875
320.97
North America
2,424
320.98
South America
653
320.99
Pacific
484
320.930320.931
3
320.932
3
320.933
1
320.934
3
320.935
6
320.936320.937
35
320.938
82
320.939
320.9380320.9381320.9382320.9383320.9384320.9385
24
320.9386320.9387320.9388320.9389

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

None

What is MDS?

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The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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