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Library of Congress Classification System

D - History: General and outside the Americas

DGeneral World History.
DAGreat Britian.
DAWCentral Eurpoe.
DBAustria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia.
DCFrance.
DDGermany.
DEThe Mediterranean Region.
DFGreece.
DGItaly.
DHBelgium, Luxemburg.
DJNetherlands (Holland).
DKRussia and former Soviet Republics.
DLNorthern Europe, Scandinavia.
DPSpain, Portugal.
DQSwitzerland.
DRBalkan Peninsula.
DSAsia.
DTAfrica.
DUOceania, Australia, New Zealand.
DXRoma (Gypsies).


D1-1075General World History.
1-24.5General
1Periodicals, Societies
2Yearbooks, Registers
3Congresses, Conferences, etc., By Country
5Sources and Documents, Collections
5.5Minor Sources, Source Books
6Collected Works: Several Authors
7Collected Works: Individual Authors
8Minor Works, Pamphlets, etc.
9Dictionaries
10Minor Reference Books (anecdotes, curiosa, allusions, etc.)
11Chronological Tables, etc.: General
11.5Chronological Tables, etc.: Special
12Pictorial Atlases
13Historiography: General Works
13.2Historiography: Criticisms and Reviews
14Biographies of Historians: Collective
15Biographies of Historians: Individual, A-Z
16Methodology, Relation to Other Sciences
16.2Study and Teaching: General Works
16.25Study and Teaching: General Special
16.3Study and Teaching: United States
16.4Study and Teaching: Other Countries, A-Z
16.5Study and Teaching: Schools, by Place or Name, A-Z
16.7Philosophy of History: General Works to 1800
16.8Philosophy of History: General Works 1801-
16.9Special Topics
17World Histories: Chronicles and Works Written before 1525
18World Histories: Chronicles and Works Written from 1525 to 1800
20World Histories: General Works, 1801-
21World Histories: Compends, Textbooks, Outlines, Syllabi
21.1World Histories: Pictoral Works
21.3World Histories: General Special
21.5World Histories: Historical Geography
22History of Several Countries Treated Together
23General Popular Works
23.5Comic and Satirical Works
24Historical Events Not Restricted to One Country or Period
24.5Other
25-27Military and Naval History
31-34Political and Diplomatic History
51-95Ancient History
101-110.5Medieval and Modern History (General)
111-203Medieval History
135-149Migrations
151-173Crusades
175-195Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, Latin Orient
198-199.7Islamic Empire
200-203Later Medieval (11th-15th Centuries)
204-893Modern History
219-2341453-1648
242-283.51601-1715
251-271Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
274.5-6Anglo-French War, 1666-1667
275-276War of Devolution, 1667-1668
277-278.5Dutch War, 1672-1678
279-280.5War of the Grand Alliance, 1688-1697
281-283.5War of Spanish Succession, 1701-1714
284-2971715-1789
291-294War of Austrian Succession, 1740-1748
297Seven Years' War, 1756-1763
301-3091789-1815, French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Period
351-400Nineteenth Century
371-379Eastern Question
3831815-1830, Holy Alliance, Quadruple Alliance - 1815
394-4001871-, Later Nineteenth Century
410-850Twentieth Century
501-680World War I (1914-1918)
720-728Period Between World Wars (1919-1939)
731-838World War II (1939-1945)
839-850Post World War II History (1945- )
880-888Developing Countries
890-893Eastern Hemisphere
900-1075Europe (General)
901-980Description and Travel
1050-1075History
DA1-995Great Britian, Ireland.
10-18British Empire
20-690England
20-27.5General
28-592History
28-35General
40-89.6Political, Military, Naval, and Air Force History
90-125Antiquities, Social Life and Customs, Races
129-260Early and Medieval History to 1485
140-199Celts, Romans, Saxons, Danes, Normans
200-2601154-1485, Angevins, Plantagenets, Lancaster-York
250-260War of the Roses, 1455-1485
300-592Modern, 1485-
310-360Tudors, 1485-1603
350-360Elizabethan Age, Elizabeth I
385-398Early Stuarts, 1603-1642
400-429Civil War and Commonwealth, 1642-1660
430-497Later Stuarts, 1660-1714
498-592House of Hanover (Windsor), 1714-
550-565Victorian Era, 1837-1901
566-592Twentieth Century
600-668Description and Travel
670Counties, Regions, etc, A-Z
675-689London
690Other Cities, Towns, etc, A-Z
700-745Wales
700-713General
714-722.1History
725-735Description and Travel, etc.
740-745Local History and Description
750-890Scotland
750-757General
758-826History
758-763Genera;
765-774.5Political and Military History, Antiquities, etc.
777-790Early and Medieval to 1603
783.2-45War of Independence, 1285-1371
783.5-790Stuarts
800-814.51603-1745
807The Union, 1707
813-814.5The Jacobite Movements, 1707-1745
815-826Nineteenth-Twentieth Centuries
850-878Description and Travel
880-890Local History and Description
900-995Ireland
900-908.7General
910-965History
910-916.7General History
916.8-927Antiquities, Social Life and Customs, Races
930-937.5Early and Medieval to 1603
933.3English Conquest, 1154-1189
938-965Modern, 1603-
949.5The Union, 1800
950-965Nineteenth-Twentieth Centuries
963Republic of Ireland, Eire, 1922-
969-987Description and Travel, etc.
990-995Local History and Description
990.U45-46Northern Ireland (Ulster)
DAW1001-1051Central Europe.
1001-1028General
1031-1051History
DB1-3150Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia.
1-879Austria
881-898Lichtenstein
901-999Hungary
2000-3150Czech Republic, Slovakia (former Czechoslovakia)
DC1-947France, Andorra, Monaco.
1-20.5General
21-29Description and Travel
139-249French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Period
630-655.5Alsace-Lorraine
701-790Paris
921-930Andorra
941-947Monaco
DD1-901Germany.
1-21General
21.5-43Description and Travel
201-261.719th-20th Centuries
253-256.5The Third Reich (1933-1945)
280-289East Germany
301-454Prussia
701-901Local History and Description
DE1-100The Mediterranean Region, The Greco-Roman World.
1-15General
23-31Geography
46-73Antiquities, Social Life and Customs, Races
80-93History
DF10-951Greece.
10-289Ancient Greece
501-649Medieval Greece, Byzantine Empire, 323-1453
701-951Modern Greece
915-936Athens
951Other Cities and Towns
DG11-999Italy.
11-365Ancient Italy, Rome to 476
61-69Rome (Ancient City)
401-583Medieval and Modern Italy, 476-
670-684.72Venice
791-800Papal States, Vatican City
803-817.3Rome (Modern City)
861-868Sicily
987-999Malta
DH1-925Belgium, Luxembourg.
401-811Belgium
901-925Luxembourg
DJ1-500Netherlands (Holland)
1-30General
34-40Description and Travel
95-289History
401-411Local History and Description
DK1-4800Russia, Former Soviet Republics, Poland
1-18General
70-112Early History to 1613
113-264.8House of Romanov, 1613-1917
265Revolution, 1917-1921
541-579St. Petersburg, Leningrad
590-609Moscow
751-781Siberia
4010-4800Poland
DL1-1180Northern Europe, Scandinavia.
101-291Denmark
301-398Iceland
401-596Norway
601-991Sweden
1002-1180Finland
DP1-776Spain, Portugal.
285-302Spain Local History and Description
350-374Madrid
501-900Portugal
752-776Lisbon
DQ1-851Switzerland.
301-800Cantons
820-841Alps
DR1-2285Balkan Peninsula.
51-98Bulgaria
201-296Romania
401-741Turkey
716-739Istanbul
901-998Albania
1202-2285Yugoslavia
DS1-937Asia.
1-5.9General
31-35History
35.3-35.8The Islamic World
36-39.2Arab Countries (including North Africa)
41-66Southwestern Asia, Ancient Orient, Near East
67-79.9Iraq
80-90Lebanon
92-99Syria
101-151Israel, The Jews, Palestine
133-151Jews Outside of Israel
153-154.9Jordan
155-156Asia Minor
161-199Armenia
201-248Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia
251-326Iran
327-329Ancient Western and Central Asia
331-339.9Southern Asia, Indian Ocean Region
350-375Afghanistan
376-392.2Pakistan
393-396.9Bangladesh
401-486.8India
488-490Sri Lanka
493-495.8Nepal
498-498.8Goa
501-519East Asia, The Far East
527-530.9Burma
554-554.98Cambodia
555-555.98Laos
556-560.72Vietnam
557-559.8Vietnamese Conflict
561-589Thailand
591-599Malaysia
600-605Malay Archipelago
611-649Indonesia
651-689Philippines
701-799.9China
777.545-779.29People's Republic
781-784.2Manchuria
785-786Tibet
798.92-799.9Taiwan
801-897Japan
901-937Korea
930-937Democratic People's Republic
DT1-3415Africa.
43-154Egypt
154.1-159.9Sudan
160-177North Africa
179.2-179.9Northwest Africa
181-346Maghrib, Barbary States
211-239Libya
241-269Tunisia
271-299Algeria
301-330Morocco
331-346Sahara
348-363.3Central, Sub-Saharan Africa
365-469Eastern Africa
371-398Ethiopia
401-409Somalia
411-411.9Djibouti
433.2-433.29Uganda
433.5-434Kenya
436-449Tanzania
450-450.49Rwanda
450.5-450.95Burundi
468-469East African Islands
470-671West Africa
491-516.9British West Africa
509-509.9Gambia
509.97-512.9Ghana
515-515.9Nigeria
516-516.9Sierra Leone
521-555.9French West Africa
541-541.9Benin
543-543.9Ghana
545-545.9Ivory Coast
546.1-546.19Gabon
546.2-546.29Congo (Brazzaville)
546.3-546.39Central African Republic
546.4-546.49Chad
547-547.9Niger
548West Sahara
549-549.9Senegal
551-551.9Mali
554-554.9Mauritania
555-555.9Burkina Faso
561-581Cameroon
582-582.9Togo
591-615.9Portuguese-Speaking West Africa
613-613.9Guinea-Bissau
615-615.9Sao Tome and Principe
619-620.9Spanish West Africa
620-620.9Equatorial Guinea
621-637Liberia
639Congo River Region
641-665Zaire
669-671Islands
1001-1190Southern Africa
1251-1465Angola
1501-1685Namibia, South-West Africa
1701-2405South Africa
1991-2054Cape Province, Cape of Good Hope
2075-2145Orange Free State
2181-2278Natal
2291-2378Transvaal, South African Republic
2421-2525Botswana, Bechuanaland
2541-2686Lesotho, Basutoland
2701-2825Swaziland
2831-2864British Central Africa, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
2871-3025Zimbabwe, Southern Rhodesia
3031-3145Zambia, Northern Rhodesia
3161-3257Malawi-Nyasaland
3291-3415Mozambique
DU1-950Oceania, Australia, New Zealand.
80-398Australia
400-430New Zeland
490Melanesia
500Micronesia
510Polynesia
520-950Smaller Island Groups
620-629Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands
739-747New Guinea
810-819Samoan Islands
DX101-301Roma (Gypsies).


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