HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist

Melvil Decimal System: 398.27

Wording: Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Tales and lore of humanity and human existence

Dewmoji: πŸ‘« > πŸŽ‘ > πŸ‰ > ? > ?

0
Information
174,304
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,748
πŸ’­
2
Religion
423,003
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
881,215
πŸ‘«
4
Language
117,983
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
273,951
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
639,220
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
651,263
🎨
8
Literature
864,955
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
550,626
πŸ—Ώ
30
Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology
176,646
πŸ‘­
31
Statistics
2,055
πŸ“Š
32
Political Science
99,124
πŸ‘‘
33
Economics
151,761
πŸ‚
34
Law
90,306
βš–
35
Public Administration, Military Science
44,378
πŸ‘ƒ
36
Social Problems, Social Services
116,858
πŸ—Ώ
37
Education
119,160
πŸŽ“
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
33,220
πŸ›£
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
47,707
πŸŽ‘
390
Customs and folklore
1,381
πŸŽ‘
391
Costume, Cosmetics and Fashion
4,218
πŸ’„
392
Family, Courtship, Marriage and Sex
1,409
πŸ‘ͺ
393
Social aspects of death
718
⚱
394
General Customs
7,926
πŸ›ƒ
395
Etiquette
2,705
🍴
396
[Formerly "Woman's Position and Treatment"; No longer used]
168
πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§
397
Nomadic peoples (No longer used)
77
🐫
398
Folklore
29,054
πŸ‰
399
Customs of war and diplomacy
51
πŸ—‘
398.0
928
398.1
Primitive traditions
13
398.2
Folk literature
20,810
398.3
Real phenomena as subjects of folklore
723
398.4
Paranatural and legendary phenomena as subjects of folklore
908
πŸ‘Ή
398.5
Chapbooks
24
398.6
Riddles
221
😜
398.7
Jokes and jests
9
398.8
Rhymes and rhyming games
2,298
🎀
398.9
Proverbs
711
398.20
6,065
398.21
Fairy Tales
1,874
398.22
Tales and lore of persons without paranormal powers
1,007
398.23
Tales and lore of places and times
214
βŒ›
398.24
Tales and lore of plants and animals
1,625
398.25
Ghost stories
118
πŸ‘»
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
398.270
20
398.271398.272398.273
1
398.274
1
398.275
1
398.276
Military folklore
1
398.277398.278
2
398.279

Works under MDS 398.27

1–50 of 120 ( next )titles | covers | shelf
( next )

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

None

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.

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,747,130 books! | Top bar: Always visible