DDC 900: History & Geography

The Public Library of Westland uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System to classify our non-fiction materials. A top level overview is here. Below is a look at the 900s.

900 | 910 | 920 | 930 | 940 | 950 | 960 | 970 | 980 | 990

900: History and geography

  • 901: Philosophy and theory
  • 902: Miscellany
  • 903: Dictionaries and encyclopedias
  • 904: Collected accounts of events
  • 905: Serial publications
  • 906: Organizations and management
  • 907: Education, research and related topics
  • 908: Kinds of persons treatment
  • 909: World history

910: Geography and travel

  • 911: Historical geography
  • 912: Atlases, maps, charts and plans
  • 913: Geography of and travel in ancient world
  • 914: Geography of and travel in Europe
  • 915: Geography of and travel in Asia
  • 916: Geography of and travel in Africa
  • 917: Geography of and travel in North America
  • 918: Geography of and travel in South America
  • 919: Geography of and travel in other areas

920: Biography, genealogy and insignia

  • 921: (Optional number)
  • 922: (Optional number)
  • 923: (Optional number)
  • 924: (Optional number)
  • 925: (Optional number)
  • 926: (Optional number)
  • 927: (Optional number)
  • 928: (Optional number)
  • 929: Genealogy, names and insignia

930: History of ancient world to ca. 499

  • 931: China to 420
  • 932: Egypt to 640
  • 933: Palestine to 70
  • 934: India to 647
  • 935: Mesopotamia and Iranian Plateau 637
  • 936: Europe north and west of Italy to ca. 499
  • 937: Italy and adjacent territories to 476
  • 938: Greece to 323
  • 939: Other parts of ancient world to ca. 640

940: History of Europe

  • 941: British Isles
  • 942: England and Wales
  • 943: Central Europe; Germany
  • 944: France and Monaco
  • 945: Italian Peninsula and adjacent islands
  • 946: Iberian Peninsula and adjacent islands
  • 947: Eastern Europe; Russia
  • 948: Scandinavia
  • 949: Other parts of Europe

950: History of Asia; Far East

  • 951: China and adjacent areas
  • 952: Japan
  • 953: Arabian Peninsula and adjacent areas
  • 954: South Asia; India
  • 955: Iran
  • 956: Middle East (Near East)
  • 957: Siberia (Asiatic Russia)
  • 958: Central Asia
  • 959: Southeast Asia

960: History of Africa

  • 961: Tunisia and Libya
  • 962: Egypt and Sudan
  • 963: Ethiopa and Eritrea
  • 964: Northwest African coast and offshore islands
  • 965: Algeria
  • 966: West Africa and offshore islands
  • 967: Central Africa and offshore islands
  • 968: Southern Africa; Republic of South Africa
  • 969: South Indian Ocean islands

970: History of North America

  • 971: Canada
  • 972: Middle America; Mexico
  • 973: United States
  • 974: Northeastern United States
  • 975: Southeastern United States
  • 976: South central United States
  • 977: North central United States
  • 978: Western United States
  • 979: Great Basin and Pacific Slope region

980: History of South America

  • 981: Brazil
  • 982: Argentina
  • 983: Chile
  • 984: Bolivia
  • 985: Peru
  • 986: Colombia and Ecuador
  • 987: Venezuela
  • 988: Guiana
  • 989: Paraguay and Uruguay

990: History of other areas

  • 991: [Unassigned]
  • 992: [Unassigned]
  • 993: New Zealand
  • 994: Australia
  • 995: Melanesia; New Guinea
  • 996: Other parts of Pacific; Polynesia
  • 997: Atlantic Ocean islands
  • 998: Arctic islands and Antarctica
  • 999: Extraterrestrial worlds

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