HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist

Melvil Decimal System: 896

Wording: Literature > Other Languages > African

Dewmoji: 📚 > 🗨 > 🐘

0
Information
174,374
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,779
💭
2
Religion
423,184
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
881,318
👫
4
Language
118,009
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
273,977
🔬
6
Technology
639,279
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,427
🎨
8
Literature
865,204
📚
9
Biography and History
550,807
🗿
80
By Topic
67,244
📚
81
American And Canadian
396,427
🍁
82
English
200,037
🇬🇧
83
German
61,998
🇩🇪
84
French
48,630
🇫🇷
85
Italian
20,878
🇮🇹
86
Spanish And Portuguese
26,900
🇪🇸
87
Latin
4,889
📜
88
Greco e altre lingue classiche
6,899
🇬🇷
89
Other Languages
31,302
🗨
890
Other Languages
418
891
Literature of other Indo-European languages
15,516
892
Middle Eastern
3,399
893
Literature of Egyptian, Coptic and North African languages
118
🐊
894
Altaic, Finno-Ugric, Uralic and Dravidian literatures
2,065
895
East Asian
7,865
🈯
896
African
604
🐘
897
North American
224
🦃
898
South American
208
🍠
899
Other Literature: Pacific Islands, Basque, Artificial Languages, Georgia, Mesopotamia
885
896.0
General
24
896.1
5
896.2
20
896.3
219
896.4
1
896.5
5
896.6896.7
1
896.8
1
896.9
7

Works under MDS 896

1–50 of 545 ( next )titles | covers | shelf
( next )

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

None

Related tags

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.

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,541,551 books! | Top bar: Always visible