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Melvil Decimal System: 818.40

Wording: Literature > American And Canadian > Authors, American and American Miscellany > Later 19th Century 1861-1900 > Not set

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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
80
By Topic
74,997
📚
81
American And Canadian
416,654
🍁
82
English
213,219
đŸ‡Ŧ🇧
83
German
66,867
🇩đŸ‡Ē
84
French
52,087
đŸ‡Ģ🇷
85
Italian
22,079
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
31,270
đŸ‡Ē🇸
87
Latin
5,332
📜
88
Greek and other Classical languages
7,550
đŸ‡Ŧ🇷
89
Other Languages
33,890
🗨
810
American
10,723
đŸ‡ē🇸
811
Poetry
46,393
📜
812
Drama
9,519
🎭
813
Fiction
328,569
đŸŗ
814
Essays
3,017
📄
815
American Speeches
277
đŸ—Ŗ
816
American Letters
238
✉ī¸
817
American Wit and Humor
4,118
😂
818
Authors, American and American Miscellany
11,308
👝
819
Canadian literature
2,492
🇨đŸ‡Ļ
818.0
Anthologies And Quotations
238
818.1
Colonial 1607-1776
47
818.2
Post-Revolutionary 1776-1830
92
818.3
Middle 19th Century 1830-61
764
818.4
Later 19th Century 1861-1900
633
818.5
20th Century
5,944
818.6
21st Century
1,616
818.7
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7
818.8
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8
818.9
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12
818.40
482
818.41818.42818.43
1
818.44818.45
2
818.46
1
818.47818.48818.49
2
818.400818.401818.402
9
818.403
Diaries, journals, notebooks, reminiscences
39
818.404818.405818.406818.407
8
818.408
17
818.409
408

Works under MDS 818.40

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

MDSScheduleRatioCount
973Biography and History > North America > United States8.6171
97XBiography and History > North America4.6258

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