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Melvil Decimal System: 809.9359

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0
Information
115,954
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
115,844
💭
2
Religion
351,090
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
554,451
👫
4
Language
75,777
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
181,736
🔬
6
Technology
414,821
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
444,897
🎨
8
Literature
605,140
📚
9
Biography and History
396,598
🗿
80
By Topic
48,630
📚
81
American And Canadian
297,128
🍁
82
English
124,272
🇬🇧
83
German
42,730
🇩🇪
84
French
32,516
🇫🇷
85
Italian
15,299
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
16,246
🇪🇸
87
Latin
3,617
📜
88
Greek And Other Classical
5,141
🇬🇷
89
Other Languages
19,561
🗨
800
Literature
2,731
801
Literary Theory
2,217
☁️
802
Literary Compendia and Outlines
119
803
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
222
📕
804
Essays
163
📄
805
Periodicals
193
📰
806
Literature — Societies, etc.
24
807
Education And Research
446
🎓
808
Anthologies and rhetoric
29,887
🔊
809
History and criticism of three or more works
12,628
809.0
By Period
533
809.1
Poetry
553
809.2
Plays
392
809.3
Fiction
1,254
809.4
Essays
54
809.5
Public Speaking
6
809.6
Letters
19
809.7
Comedy
73
809.8
Culture Theory
810
809.9
By topic
2,305
809.90809.91
382
809.92
73
809.93
1,738
809.94
2
809.95
1
809.96809.97
1
809.98
1
809.99
3
809.930809.931809.932
1
809.933
Specific themes and subjects
1,509
809.934809.935
125
809.936809.937809.938809.939
809.9350
1
809.9351
1
809.9352
38
809.9353
4
809.9354
2
809.9355
6
809.9356
3
809.9357
1
809.9358
1
809.9359
Biography As Literature
61
809.93590809.93591
2
809.93592
57
809.93593809.93594
1
809.93595809.93596809.93597809.93598809.93599

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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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