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Melvil Decimal System: 819

Wording: Literature > American And Canadian > Canadian literature

Dewmoji: 📚 > 🍁 > 🇨đŸ‡Ļ

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
819.0
118
819.1
1,069
819.2
344
819.3
319
819.4
117
819.5
19
819.6
141
819.7
66
819.8
152
819.9
69

Works under MDS 819

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

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

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