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Melvil Decimal System: 820.932

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0
Information
174,304
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,748
💭
2
Religion
423,003
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
881,215
👫
4
Language
117,983
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
273,951
🔬
6
Technology
639,220
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,263
🎨
8
Literature
864,955
📚
9
Biography and History
550,626
🗿
80
By Topic
67,171
📚
81
American And Canadian
396,366
🍁
82
English
199,987
🇬🇧
83
German
61,987
🇩🇪
84
French
48,616
🇫🇷
85
Italian
20,866
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
26,886
🇪🇸
87
Latin
4,888
📜
88
Greco e altre lingue classiche
6,895
🇬🇷
89
Other Languages
31,293
🗨
820
English Literature
12,518
821
Poetry
28,353
822
Drama
16,576
🎭
823
Fiction
131,890
824
Essays
1,567
📄
825
English Speeches
77
826
English letters
268
827
English wit and humor
932
😂
828
Authors, English and English miscellany
7,189
👝
829
Old English literature, ca. 450-1100
617
🐉
820.0
49
820.1
Philosophy And Psychology
26
820.2
Miscellany
28
820.3
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
41
820.4
Essays on English Literature
62
📄
820.5
Periodicals
43
820.6
Societies
60
820.7
Education And Research
178
820.8
Collections
1,954
820.9
Biography And History
6,853
🔙
820.90
885
820.91
252
820.92
Biography
42
820.93
1,232
820.94
26
820.95
2
820.96
1
820.97820.98
60
820.99
777
820.930
1
820.931
4
820.932
107
820.933
7
820.934
2
820.935
897
820.936
50
820.937
35
820.938
116
820.939
820.9320
12
820.9321
16
820.9322820.9323820.9324
33
820.9325
17
820.9326
4
820.9327
2
820.9328820.9329
5

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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.

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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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