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Melvil Decimal System: 398.208996

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

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0
Information
174,374
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,779
💭
2
Religion
423,184
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
881,318
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
118,009
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
273,977
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
639,279
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,427
🎨
8
Literature
865,204
📚
9
Biography and History
550,807
đŸ—ŋ
30
Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology
176,678
👭
31
Statistics
2,055
📊
32
Political Science
99,132
👑
33
Economics
151,768
🐂
34
Law
90,312
⚖
35
Public Administration, Military Science
44,379
👃
36
Social Problems, Social Services
116,871
đŸ—ŋ
37
Education
119,179
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
33,224
đŸ›Ŗ
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
47,720
🎑
390
Customs and folklore
1,383
🎑
391
Costume, Cosmetics and Fashion
4,218
💄
392
Family, Courtship, Marriage and Sex
1,410
đŸ‘Ē
393
Social aspects of death
719
⚱
394
General Customs
7,930
🛃
395
Etiquette
2,705
🍴
396
[Formerly "Woman's Position and Treatment"; No longer used]
168
👩‍👩‍👧
397
Nomadic peoples (No longer used)
77
đŸĢ
398
Folklore
29,059
🐉
399
Customs of war and diplomacy
51
🗡
398.0
928
398.1
Primitive traditions
13
398.2
Folk literature
20,812
398.3
Real phenomena as subjects of folklore
723
398.4
Paranatural and legendary phenomena as subjects of folklore
908
👹
398.5
Chapbooks
24
398.6
Riddles
221
😜
398.7
Jokes and jests
9
398.8
Rhymes and rhyming games
2,299
🎤
398.9
Proverbs
711
398.20
6,064
398.21
Fairy Tales
1,875
398.22
Tales and lore of persons without paranormal powers
1,007
398.23
Tales and lore of places and times
214
⌛
398.24
Tales and lore of plants and animals
1,624
398.25
Ghost stories
118
đŸ‘ģ
398.26
Tales and lore involving physical and natural phenomena
111
398.27
Tales and lore of humanity and human existence
125
398.28
Tales and lore of other topics
9
398.29
20
398.200
8
398.201
17
398.202
1
398.203
22
398.204
Folk literature by language
185
398.205
1
398.206398.207
14
398.208
Groups of people
1,098
398.209
History, geographic treatment, biography
4,701
398.2080398.2081
1
398.2082
Folklore about women
17
398.2083
Folklore for young people
9
398.2084
1
398.2085398.2086
Folklore by socio-economic status?
2
398.2087398.2088
6
398.2089
Folklore by ethnic group
1,023
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
13
398.20897
13
398.20898
7
398.20899
842
398.208990398.208991
Celtic, Romany etc
38
398.208992
Semitic folklore
66
398.208993
5
398.208994
8
398.208995
Southeast Asian folklore
9
398.208996
African American folklore
78
398.208997
548
398.208998
35
398.208999
40
398.2089960
41
398.2089961
1
398.2089962398.2089963
30
398.2089964398.2089965
1
398.2089966398.2089967
1
398.2089968398.2089969

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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.

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What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

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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