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Melvil Decimal System: 720.979

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Information
115,954
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
115,844
💭
2
Religion
351,090
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
554,451
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
75,777
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
181,736
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
414,821
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
444,897
🎨
8
Literature
605,140
📚
9
Biography and History
396,598
đŸ—ŋ
70
General Art
48,140
🎨
71
Landscape Gardening
6,032
🏡
72
Architecture
27,877
đŸŦ
73
Sculpture
16,359
đŸ—ŋ
74
Drawing; Decoration; Design
103,621
✏
75
Painting
28,529
🎨
76
Engraving
7,220
🆒
77
Photography
23,666
📷
78
Music
60,406
đŸŽŧ
79
Amusements and Recreation
123,047
âšŊ
720
Architecture
14,370
🏛
721
Architectural Construction
725
🏗
722
Ancient and Oriental
281
⛩
723
Medieval; Gothic
188
🏰
724
Modern
763
đŸĸ
725
Public Buildings
2,259
🏤
726
Ecclesiastic and Religious
2,607
â›Ē
727
Educational and Scientific
525
đŸĢ
728
Residences
4,724
🏠
729
Design and Decoration
1,435
🎀
720.0
26
720.1
Theory And Instruction
559
720.2
Miscellany
812
720.3
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
64
📕
720.4
Special Topics
452
720.5
Periodicals
37
720.6
Business, Organizations
113
720.7
Education And Teaching
123
720.8
Culture Studies
100
720.9
Biography And History
6,549
🔙
720.90
4
720.91
Other Geographic Classifications
48
720.92
Biography
2,451
720.93
Ancient World
3
720.94
Europe
1,875
720.95
Asia
257
720.96
Africa
69
720.97
North America
1,196
720.98
South America
69
720.99
Pacific
220
720.970
1
720.971
Canada
106
720.972
Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
68
720.973
United States
262
720.974
Northeastern U.S.
209
720.975
Southeastern U.S.
164
720.976
South Central U.S.
92
720.977
Midwestern U.S.
136
720.978
Western U.S.
30
720.979
West Coast U.S.
115
720.9790
1
720.9791
Arizona
2
720.9792
Utah
3
720.9793
Nevada
6
720.9794
California
79
720.9795
Oregon
9
720.9796
Idaho
2
720.9797
Washington
6
720.9798
Alaska
1
720.9799

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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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