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Melvil Decimal System: 738.4

Wording: Arts and Recreation > Sculpture > Pottery; Porcelain > Not set

Dewmoji: 🎨 > πŸ—Ώ > ? > ?

0
Information
174,134
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,536
πŸ’­
2
Religion
421,381
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
880,123
πŸ‘«
4
Language
117,795
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
273,636
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
638,661
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
650,231
🎨
8
Literature
863,493
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
549,572
πŸ—Ώ
70
General Art
66,201
🎨
71
Landscape Gardening
8,241
🏑
72
Architecture
39,820
🏬
73
Sculpture
23,266
πŸ—Ώ
74
Drawing; Decoration; Design
143,383
✏
75
Painting
40,142
🎨
76
Engraving
9,473
πŸ†’
77
Photography
32,612
πŸ“·
78
Music
91,769
🎼
79
Amusements and Recreation
195,324
⚽
730
Sculpture
6,210
731
Materials and Methods
1,177
732
Ancient
488
733
Greek and Roman
428
734
Medieval
105
735
Modern
477
736
Carving; Seals; Dies; Gems
2,535
737
Numismatics; Coins; Medals
2,300
πŸ‘›
738
Pottery; Porcelain
5,626
739
Art metal-work
3,920
738.0
1,490
738.1
642
738.2
685
738.3
1,215
738.4
114
738.5
254
738.6
120
738.7
3
738.8
228
738.9
36
738.40
19
738.41
1
738.42
6
738.43738.44738.45738.46
4
738.47
7
738.48738.49

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1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

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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.

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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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