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Melvil Decimal System: 398.220942

Wording: Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Tales and lore of persons without paranormal powers > Not set > Not set > Not set > English

Dewmoji: đŸ‘Ģ > 🎑 > 🐉 > ? > ? > ? > ? > ? > ?

0
Information
195,291
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
181,886
💭
2
Religion
459,268
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
1,012,288
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
129,832
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
321,836
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
748,891
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
692,253
🎨
8
Literature
923,945
📚
9
Biography and History
588,112
đŸ—ŋ
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
đŸ—ŋ
37
Education
136,365
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
36,711
đŸ›Ŗ
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
đŸ‘Ē
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
đŸĢ
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
đŸ‘ģ
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
398.220
271
398.221398.222
1
398.223398.224398.225
1
398.226398.227398.228398.229
398.2200398.2201398.2202
1
398.2203398.2204398.2205398.2206398.2207398.2208
5
398.2209
264
398.22090398.22091
2
398.22092398.22093
16
398.22094
162
398.22095
37
398.22096
2
398.22097
38
398.22098
1
398.22099
4
398.220940398.220941
25
398.220942
English
74
398.220943
Germanic
23
398.220944
French
7
398.220945
Italian
2
398.220946
1
398.220947
Russian
9
398.220948
Scandanavian folklore
7
398.220949
7
398.2209420398.2209421
1
398.2209422398.2209423398.2209424398.2209425398.2209426398.2209427
3
398.2209428398.2209429
3

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1922 Edition
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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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