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The Theory and Practice of the Dewey Decimal Classification System, 2nd Edition by M. P. Satija

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Use of Table 2: geographical areas, historical periods and persons

Abstract:

This chapter describes the content of Table 2 (from Volume 1 of the DDC). It lists the notations for geographical areas, historical periods and persons, and explains the organisation of Table 2 for the procedure for adding subdivisions. Some area notations from Table 2 are added with the facet indicator 09, and a few others need only a 0. If instructed, the notation from Table 2 is added directly without any facet indicator. The use of two area numbers simultaneously will also be explained, describing where a class number is needed in conjunction with other tables in Volume 1. Finally, examples of class, where area numbers are already embedded in the class number, ...

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