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Melvil Decimal System: 398.20899

Wording: Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Not set > Groups of people > Folklore by ethnic group > Not set

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0
Information
195,291
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
181,886
💭
2
Religion
459,268
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,012,288
👫
4
Language
129,832
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
321,836
🔬
6
Technology
748,891
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
692,253
🎨
8
Literature
923,945
📚
9
Biography and History
588,112
🗿
30
Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology
200,726
👭
31
Statistics
2,249
📊
32
Political Science
111,758
👑
33
Economics
182,046
🐂
34
Law
110,493
⚖
35
Public Administration, Military Science
49,375
👃
36
Social Problems, Social Services
132,144
🗿
37
Education
136,365
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
36,711
🛣
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
50,421
🎑
390
Customs and folklore
1,480
🎑
391
Costume, Cosmetics and Fashion
4,476
💄
392
Family, Courtship, Marriage and Sex
1,489
👪
393
Social aspects of death
783
⚱
394
General Customs
8,511
🛃
395
Etiquette
2,856
🍴
396
[Formerly "Woman's Position and Treatment"; No longer used]
181
👩‍👩‍👧
397
Nomadic peoples (No longer used)
83
🐫
398
Folklore
30,507
🐉
399
Customs of war and diplomacy
55
🗡
398.0
1,004
398.1
Primitive traditions
15
398.2
Folk literature
21,884
398.3
Real phenomena as subjects of folklore
749
398.4
Paranatural and legendary phenomena as subjects of folklore
964
👹
398.5
Chapbooks
30
398.6
Riddles
230
😜
398.7
Jokes and jests
9
398.8
Rhymes and rhyming games
2,398
🎤
398.9
Proverbs
770
398.20
6,432
398.21
Fairy Tales
1,965
398.22
Tales and lore of persons without paranormal powers
1,050
398.23
Tales and lore of places and times
228
⌛
398.24
Tales and lore of plants and animals
1,713
398.25
Ghost stories
129
👻
398.26
Tales and lore involving physical and natural phenomena
119
398.27
Tales and lore of humanity and human existence
133
398.28
Tales and lore of other topics
11
398.29
23
398.200
12
398.201
23
398.202
1
398.203
22
398.204
Folk literature by language
204
398.205
1
398.206398.207
15
398.208
Groups of people
1,129
398.209
History, geographic treatment, biography
5,008
398.2080398.2081
2
398.2082
Folklore about women
16
398.2083
Folklore for young people
9
398.2084
1
398.2085398.2086
Folklore by socio-economic status?
2
398.2087398.2088
3
398.2089
Folklore by ethnic group
1,054
398.20890
3
398.20891
Celtic folklore (old usage?)
4
398.20892
Jewish folklore (old usage?)
5
398.20893
Germanic folklore
4
398.20894
7
398.20895
Italian folklore
1
398.20896
14
398.20897
19
398.20898
7
398.20899
865
398.208990398.208991
Celtic, Romany etc
40
398.208992
Semitic folklore
69
398.208993
5
398.208994
8
398.208995
Southeast Asian folklore
9
398.208996
African American folklore
84
398.208997
558
398.208998
34
398.208999
43

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Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

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

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