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Melvil Decimal System: 902.85

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Information
183,829
โ„น๏ธ
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
๐Ÿ’ญ
2
Religion
443,755
๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ
3
Social Sciences
952,115
๐Ÿ‘ซ
4
Language
123,707
๐Ÿ’ฌ
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
๐Ÿ”ฌ
6
Technology
692,375
๐Ÿ’ก
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
๐ŸŽจ
8
Literature
891,726
๐Ÿ“š
9
Biography and History
567,666
๐Ÿ—ฟ
90
History
26,741
๐Ÿ”™
91
Geography, Voyages And Travel
115,986
โš“
92
Biography
56,800
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพ
93
Ancient World
25,891
๐Ÿ“œ
94
Europe
134,538
๐Ÿฐ
95
Asia
37,461
๐Ÿ—ป
96
Africa
11,886
๐ŸŒ
97
North America
135,785
๐ŸŒฝ
98
South America
8,918
๐Ÿ 
99
Pacific
13,660
๐Ÿ—ฟ
900
History and Geography
6,521
๐ŸŒ
901
Theory
1,945
๐Ÿ’ญ
902
Miscellany
397
๐Ÿ‘
903
Dictionaries And Encyclopedias
552
๐Ÿ“•
904
Battles And Catastrophes
812
โš”
905
Periodicals
293
๐“
906
Societies
84
๐Ÿ‘ซ
907
Education And Research
2,359
๐Ÿ“š
908
Historical collections and miscellanea
178
909
Universal Histories
13,600
๐ŸŒ
902.0
164
902.1
8
902.2
Chronologies
10
902.3
Careers
15
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ
902.4
1
902.5
4
902.6
2
902.7902.8
36
902.9
902.80902.81902.82
1
902.83902.84
1
902.85
29
902.86902.87902.88902.89

Works under MDS 902.85

1–26 of 26 titles | covers | shelf

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

None

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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