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Melvil Decimal System: 90X

Wording: Biography and History > History

Dewmoji: 🗿 > 🔙

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
🗿
90
History
20,288
🔙
91
Geography, Voyages And Travel
80,568
⚓
92
Biography
45,214
👩🏾
93
Ancient World
17,371
📜
94
Europe
86,818
🏰
95
Asia
23,784
🗻
96
Africa
7,213
🌍
97
North America
99,631
🌽
98
South America
5,749
🍠
99
Pacific
9,962
🗿
900
History and Geography
5,371
🌐
901
Theory
1,549
💭
902
Miscellany
343
👝
903
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
479
📕
904
Battles And Catastrophes
613
⚔
905
Periodicals
201
𝐓
906
Societies
23
👫
907
Education And Research
1,522
📚
908
Historical collections and miscellanea
147
909
Universal Histories
10,040
🌏

Works under MDS 90X

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Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

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Related tags

19th century (665) 20th century (1,060) American History (612) ancient history (603) art (1,034) biography (1,551) Christianity (571) civilization (822) Crusades (2,248) culture (652) economics (696) England (635) essays (894) Europe (1,291) European History (1,609) fiction (804) Folio Society (807) historical fiction (686) historiography (2,611) history (65,433) humor (948) Islam (1,505) Judaism (786) medieval (2,608) medieval history (1,524) Middle Ages (1,300) Middle East (1,184) military history (1,123) non-fiction (14,763) philosophy (4,330) photography (561) politics (1,752) reference (2,775) religion (1,475) science (1,214) to-read (2,673) war (596) world history (4,522) WWI (1,330) WWII (1,169)

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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