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Melvil Decimal System: 927

Wording: Biography and History > Biography > Of Fine Arts

Dewmoji: πŸ—Ώ > πŸ‘©πŸΎ > πŸ–Ό

0
Information
195,777
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,289
πŸ’­
2
Religion
460,996
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
1,014,352
πŸ‘«
4
Language
130,009
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,290
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
750,603
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
693,508
🎨
8
Literature
926,050
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
589,816
πŸ—Ώ
90
History
27,731
πŸ”™
91
Geography, Voyages And Travel
120,734
βš“
92
Biography
59,241
πŸ‘©πŸΎ
93
Ancient World
27,060
πŸ“œ
94
Europe
140,668
🏰
95
Asia
39,075
πŸ—»
96
Africa
12,366
🌍
97
North America
139,442
🌽
98
South America
9,307
🍠
99
Pacific
14,192
πŸ—Ώ
920
Biography
24,238
πŸ‘©πŸΎ
921
Of Philosophy
2,890
922
Of Theology
1,779
923
Of Sociology
4,411
924
--
52
925
Of Science
471
πŸ”¬
926
Of Technology
714
πŸ’‘
927
Of Fine Arts
1,969
πŸ–Ό
928
Of Literature
2,194
πŸ“š
929
Genealogy; Heraldry
20,523
πŸ“―
927.0
2
927.1
6
927.2
Architects
31
927.3
Sculptors
43
927.4
30
927.5
Painters
316
927.6
16
927.7
Photographers
20
927.8
Composers And Musicians
534
927.9
Actors, Athletes, And Entertainers
614

Works under MDS 927

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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.

MDSScheduleRatioCount
780.92Arts and Recreation > Music > Music > Biography And History > Biography41.8167
780.9Arts and Recreation > Music > Music > Biography And History32.4227
780Arts and Recreation > Music > Music22.7295
792Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Stage Entertainments15180
759Arts and Recreation > Painting > Various Schools9.8215
78XArts and Recreation > Music8.6566
75XArts and Recreation > Painting7.9229
791.43Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies > Film, Radio, And Television > Film7.2209
791.4Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies > Film, Radio, And Television 5.8232
791Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Public Entertainments, TV, Movies5.6253
782Arts and Recreation > Music > Vocal5.4114
709Arts and Recreation > General Art > Biography And History5.2130
79XArts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation4.2575
7XXArts and Recreation3.91772
70XArts and Recreation > General Art3.8184
796Arts and Recreation > Amusements and Recreation > Athletics And Sports2.4110

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