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LC Classification: D

A breakdown of the Library of Congress Classification system

D - Overview

D - History (General) 

DA - Great Britain 

DAW - Central Europe 

DB - Austria - Liechtenstein - Hungary - Czechoslovakia 

DC - France - Andorra - Monaco 

DD - Germany 

DE - Greco-Roman World 

DF - Greece 

DG - Italy - Malta 

DH - Low Countries - Benelux Countries 

DJ - Netherlands (Holland) 

DJK - Eastern Europe (General) 

DK - Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics - Poland 

DL - Northern Europe. Scandinavia 

DP - Spain - Portugal 

DQ - Switzerland 

DR - Balkan Peninsula 

DS - Asia 

DT - Africa 

DU - Oceania (South Seas) 

DX - Romanies

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D - World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc.

D - History (General) 

  • D51-90 Ancient history
  • D111-203 Medieval history
  • D204-475 Modern history, 1453-
    • D219-234 1453-1648
    • D242-283.5 1601-1715. 17th century
    • D284-297 1715-1789. 18th century
    • D299-475 1789-
      • D351-400 19th century
      • D410-475 20th century
  • D501-680 World War I (1914-1918)
  • D731-838 World War II (1939-1945)
  • D900-2009 Europe (General)

DA - Great Britain 

  • DA10-18.2 British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth
  • DA20-690 England
    • DA129-592 By period
  • DA700-745 Wales
  • DA750-890 Scotland
    • DA774.8-826 By period
  • DA900-995 Ireland
    • DA930-965 By period

DAW - Central Europe  

DB - Austria - Liechtenstein - Hungary - Czechoslovakia 

  • DB1-879 Austria. Austro-Hungarian Empire
    • DB51-99.2 By period
  • DB881-898 Liechtenstein
  • DB901-999 Hungary
    • DB927-958.6 By period
  • DB2000-3150 Czechoslovakia
    • DB2080-2247 By period

DC - France - Andorra - Monaco 

  • DC1-947 France
    • DC60-424 By period
  • DC921-930 Andorra
  • DC941-947 Monaco

DD - Germany 

  • DD1-905 Germany
    • DD121-257.4 By period
    • DD258-262 West Germany
    • DD280-289.5 East Germany
    • DD301-454 Prussia

DE - Greco-Roman World 

  • DE23-31 Geography
  • DE46-73.2 Antiquities. Civilization. Culture. Ethnography
  • DE80-100 History

DF - Greece 

  • DF10-289 Ancient Greece
    • DF220-241 By period
  • DF501-649 Medieval Greece
  • DF701-951 Modern Greece 

DG - Italy - Malta 

  • DG11-999 Italy
    • DG11-365 Ancient Italy. Rome to 476
    • DG401-583.8 Medieval and modern Italy, 476-
    • DG600-684.72 Northern Italy
    • DG691-817.3 Central Italy
      • DG791-800 Papal States (States of the Church). Holy See. Vatical City
      • DG803-817.3 Rome (Modern city)
    • DG819-875 Southern Italy
    • DG987-999 Malta. Maltese Islands

DH - Low Countries - Benelux Countries 

  • DH95-207 History of Low Countries
    • DH141-207 By period
  • DH401-811 Belgium
    • DH571-694 By period
  • DH901-925 Luxembourg

DJ - Netherlands (Holland) 

  • DJ151-292 By period

DJK - Eastern Europe (General) 

DK - Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics - Poland 

  • DK1-949.5 Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
    • DK36-293 By period
    • DK501-949.5 By region or state
  • DK4010-4800 Poland
    • DK4123-4452 By period

DL - Northern Europe. Scandinavia 

  • DL43-87 History
    • DL61-87 By period
  • DL101-291 Denmark
    • DL160-263.3 By period
  • DL301-398 Iceland
  • DL401-596 Norway
    • DL460-537 By period
  • DL601-991 Sweden
    • DL660-879 By period
  • DL1002-1180 Finland
    • DL1050-1141.6 By period

DP - Spain - Portugal 

  • DP1-402 Spain
    • DP91-272.4 By period
  • DP501-900 Portugal
    • DP558-682.2 By period

DQ - Switzerland 

  • DQ78-210 By period
  • DQ301-851 Local history and description 

DR - Balkan Peninsula 

  • DR51-98 Bulgaria
  • DR201-296 Romania
  • DR401-741 Turkey
  • DR901-998 Albania
  • DR1202-2285 Yugoslavia

DS - Asia 

  • DS36-39.2 Arab countries
  • DS41-66 Middle East. Southwestern Asia
  • DS67-79.9 Iraq (Assyria, Babylonia, Mesopotamia)
  • DS80-90 Lebanon (Phoenicia)
  • DS92-99 Syria
  • DS101-151 Israel (Palestine). The Jews
  • DS153-154.9 Jordan. Transjordan
  • DS155-156 Asia Minor
  • DS161-195.5 Armenia
  • DS201-248 Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia
  • DS251-326 Iran (Persia)
  • DS327-329.4 Central Asia
  • DS331-349.9 Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region
  • DS350-375 Afghanistan
  • DS376-392.2 Pakistan
  • DS393-396.9 Bangladesh. East Pakistan
  • DS401-486.8 India (Bharat)
  • DS488-490 Sri Lanka
  • DS501-518.9 East Asia. The Far East
  • DS520-560.72 Southeast Asia
    • DS557-559.9 Vietnamese Conflict
  • DS701-799.9 China
  • DS801-897 Japan
  • DS901-937 Korea
    • DS918-921.8 Korean War

DT - Africa 

  • DT43-154 Egypt
  • DT154.1-159.9 Sudan
  • DT160-177 North Aftrica
  • DT181-346 Maghrib. Barbary States
  • DT348-363.3 Central Sub-Saharan Africa
  • DT365-469 Eastern Africa
  • DT470-671 West Africa. West Coast
  • DT1001-1190 Southern Africa
  • DT1251-1465 Angola
  • DT1501-1685 Namibia. Southwest Africa
  • DT1701-2405 South Africa
  • DT2421-2525 Botswana. Bechuanaland
  • DT2541-2686 Lesotho. Basutoland
  • DT2701-2825 Swaziland
  • DT2831-2864 British Central Africa. Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
  • DT2871-3025 Zimbabe. Southern Rhodesia
  • DT3031-3145 Zambia. Northern Rhodesia
  • DT3161-3257 Malawi. Nyasaland
  • DT3291-3415 Mozambique

DU - Oceania (South Seas) 

  • DU80-398 Australia
  • DU400-430 New Zealand
  • DU490 Melanesia (General)
  • DU500 Micronesia (General)
  • DU510 Polynesia (General)
  • DU520-950 Smaller island groups

DX - Romanies