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Melvil Decimal System: 398.20973

Wording: Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Not set > History, geographic treatment, biography > North American folktales > United States

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0
Information
196,271
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,618
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
130,463
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
751,858
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,837
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
đŸ—ŋ
30
Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology
202,104
👭
31
Statistics
2,262
📊
32
Political Science
112,660
👑
33
Economics
182,839
🐂
34
Law
111,069
⚖
35
Public Administration, Military Science
49,661
👃
36
Social Problems, Social Services
132,653
đŸ—ŋ
37
Education
136,853
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
37,000
đŸ›Ŗ
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
50,621
🎑
390
Customs and folklore
1,503
🎑
391
Costume, Cosmetics and Fashion
4,486
💄
392
Family, Courtship, Marriage and Sex
1,496
đŸ‘Ē
393
Social aspects of death
785
⚱
394
General Customs
8,541
🛃
395
Etiquette
2,863
🍴
396
[Formerly "Woman's Position and Treatment"; No longer used]
184
👩‍👩‍👧
397
Nomadic peoples (No longer used)
83
đŸĢ
398
Folklore
30,626
🐉
399
Customs of war and diplomacy
54
🗡
398.0
1,005
398.1
Primitive traditions
15
398.2
Folk literature
21,971
398.3
Real phenomena as subjects of folklore
750
398.4
Paranatural and legendary phenomena as subjects of folklore
969
👹
398.5
Chapbooks
30
398.6
Riddles
231
😜
398.7
Jokes and jests
9
398.8
Rhymes and rhyming games
2,410
🎤
398.9
Proverbs
773
398.20
6,450
398.21
Fairy Tales
1,973
398.22
Tales and lore of persons without paranormal powers
1,056
398.23
Tales and lore of places and times
228
⌛
398.24
Tales and lore of plants and animals
1,715
398.25
Ghost stories
129
đŸ‘ģ
398.26
Tales and lore involving physical and natural phenomena
118
398.27
Tales and lore of humanity and human existence
135
398.28
Tales and lore of other topics
11
398.29
23
398.200
12
398.201
23
398.202
1
398.203
22
398.204
Folk literature by language
207
398.205
1
398.206398.207
15
398.208
Groups of people
1,127
398.209
History, geographic treatment, biography
5,025
398.2090
4
398.2091
43
398.2092
12
398.2093
Folklore of the ancient world
469
398.2094
European folktales
1,843
398.2095
Asian folktales
962
398.2096
African folktales
319
398.2097
North American folktales
733
398.2098
South American folktales
92
398.2099
Folklore of Australnesia and the Pacific Islands
333
398.20970
12
398.20971
Canada
79
398.20972
Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
158
398.20973
United States
133
398.20974
Northeastern U.S.
63
398.20975
Southeastern U.S.
73
398.20976
South Central U.S.
63
398.20977
Midwestern U.S.
39
398.20978
Western U.S.
42
398.20979
West Coast U.S.
46
398.209730
53
398.209731398.209732398.209733398.209734398.209735398.209736398.209737398.209738398.209739

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

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