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Urban and Public Affairs Guide: Books

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Call number links = browse the catalog by call number.
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B -- Philosophy

  • B 69-99 General works
  • B 108-5802 By period (including individual philosophersand schools of philosophy)
    • 108-708 Ancient
    • 720-765 Medieval
    • 770-785 Renaissance
    • 790-5802 Modern

C -- Auxiliary Science of History

  • C -- Auxiliary Sciences of History (General)
  • CB -- History of Civilization

D -- History

  • D -- History (General)

 

E & F -- History of the Americas

  • E 11-143 America
  • E 151-904United States
  • F 1-975United States local history
  • F 1001-1145.2 British America (including Canada). Dutch America
  • F 1170 French America
  • F 1201-3799 Latin America. Spanish America

G -- Geography, Anthropology

  • G -- Geography (General); Atlases; Maps
  • GE -- Environmental Sciences
  • GF -- Human ecology; Human geography
  • GN -- Anthropology
  • GR -- Folklore
  • GT -- Manners and customs (General)

H -- Social Sciences

  • H -- Social sciences (General)
  • HA-- Statistics
    • 1-4737 Statistics
      • 29-32 Theory and method of social science statistics
      • 154-4737 Statistical data
  • HB -- Economics; Demography
  • HC -- Economic history and conditions
  • HD -- Industries; Land use; Labor
  • HE -- Transportation and communications
  • HF -- Commerce
  • HG -- Finance
  • HJ -- Public finance
  • HM -- Sociology (General)
  • HN -- Social history and conditions; Social problems
  • HQ -- The family; Marriage; Women; Sex
  • HS -- Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.
  • HT -- Communities; Social classes; Ethnology
  • HV -- Social service ; Criminology
  • HX -- Socialism; Communism; Anarchism

J -- Political Science

  • J -- General legislative and executive papers
  • JA -- Political science (General)
  • JC-- Political theory. The state. Theories of the state.
    • 311-314 Nationalism. Nation state
    • 319-323 Political Geography
    • 327 Sovereignty
    • 328.2 Consensus. Consent of the governed
    • 328.6-.65 Violence. Political Violence
    • 329 Patriotism
    • 345-347 Symbolism
    • 348-497 Forms of the state
    • 571-605 Purpose, functions, and relations of the state
  • JF-- Political institutions and public administration -- General
    • 20-1177 General. Comparative government
      • 225-619Organs and functions of the government
        • 251-289 Executive. Heads of State
        • 331-341 Parliamentary government
        • 419-691 Legislation. Legislative process. Law-making
      • 799-1177 Political rights. Political participation
    • 1338-2112 Public administration
      • 1501-1521 Civil service
      • 2011-2112 Political parties
  • JJ -- Political institutions and public administration -- North America
  • JK-- Political institutions and public administration -- United States
    • 1-9593 United States
      • 404-1685 Government. Political administration
        • 501-868Executive branch
          • 631-868 Civil service. Departments and agencies
        • 1012-1432 Congress. Legislative branch
          • 1154-1276 Senate
          • 1308-1432 House of Representatives
        • 1606-1683 Capital. Public buildings. Government property. Government purchasing.
      • 1717-2217Political rights. Practical politics
        • 1758-1761 Citizenship
        • 1846-1929 Suffrage
        • 1965-2217 Elections
      • 2255-2391 Political parties
      • 2403-9593 State government
    • 9663-9993 Confederate States of America
  • JL -- Political institutions and public administration -- Canada, Latin America, etc.
  • JN -- Political institutions and public administration -- Europe
  • JQ -- Political institutions and public administration -- Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.
  • JS -- Local government. Municipal government
  • JV -- Colonies and colonization, Emigration and Immigration. International migration
  • JX -- International law (obsolete) -- See KZ or JZ
  • JZ -- International relations

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