Guide to LC Classification on Selected Japanese Materials

Call number Subject
A General Works

B. Philosophy. Psychology. Religion
Call number Subject
B Philosophy (General)
B 121 - Philosophy (Orient)
B 135 - Japanese philosophy (古代,中世)
B 5240 - Japanese philosophy (近世,現代)
BF Psychology
BH - BJ Aesthetics, ethics, and etiquette
BL 1400 - Religion (general)
BL 1843 - Japanese Confucianism (儒教)
BL 2200 - Shinto (神道) ; Japanese folk religion
BQ Buddhism (仏教)
BR Christianity (キリスト教)

C. Auxiliary Sciences of History
Call number Subject
CB Civilization
CC Archaeology
CR 57 - 2559 Heraldry, crests (家紋)
CR 6090 .B8 Bushido(武士道)
CS Genealogy (家系図)

D. History: General and Old World
Call number Subject
D History (general)
D 762.2 - World War II
DS 801- Japanese history (general)
DS 821- Social life and customs, civilization
DS 850 - Eariest to 710 (古代)
DS 855.68 - Nara (奈良), 710-794
DS 855.87- Heian (平安), 794-1185
DS 858 - Kamakura (鎌倉), 1185-1333
DS 863.75 - Muromachi (室町), 1336-1573
DS 869.4 - Azuchi-Momoyama (安土桃山), 1568-1603
DS 870 - Tokugawa (徳川/江戸),1600-1868
DS 881.98 - Meiji(明治), 1868-1912
DS 885.8 - Taisho (大正), 1912-1926
DS 888.15 - Showa (昭和), 1926-1989
DS 891 - Heisei (平成), 1989-
DS 894.2 - Local histories

E to F
Call number Subject
E History: Americas and Canada
F History: Americas and Canada
F 1035 .J3 - ; FC 106 .J3 - Japanese in Canada (日系カナダ人)

G. Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
Call number Subject
G - GC Geography (general), atlases, maps
GE Environmental sciences
GN Anthropology
GR - GT Folklore, manners and customs
GT 2910 - Japanese tea ceremony
GV 1695 - Japanese dance

H. Social Sciences
Call number Subject
H, HA General, Statistics
HB Economic theory
HC 461 - 465 Japan--Economic history and conditions
HD 70 .J3 - Industrial management -- Japan
HE Transportation
HF 3821 - 3830 ; etc. Japan -- Commerce, business
HG 187 .J3 - Finance -- Japan
HJ 1319 - Finance, public -- Japan
HM 22 .J3 - Sociology -- Japan
HN 723 - Japan -- social conditions, social problems
HQ 682 - Family, marriage -- Japan
HQ 1064 .J3 - Aged -- Japan
HQ 1762 - Women, Feminism -- Japan
HS - HT Societies, communities, classes, etc.
HV 31 - Social welfare, social security, social work
HV 7111 - 7115 Criminology, Crime -- Japan
HX Socialism, Communism, Anarchism

J. Political science
Call number Subject
JA - JC Political science (general) and political theory
JF 1358 .J3 - Public administration -- Japan
JQ 1600 - 1699 Japan -- Politics and government
JS 7371 - Local government -- Japan
JX 1577 - Japan -- Foreign relations

K. Law
Call number Subject
KNX 2070 - Constitutional law -- Japan (憲法)

L. Education
Call number Subject
 
LA 1312 - 1319 History of education -- Japan
LC 94 .J3 - Education and state -- Japan

Call number Subject
M Music
M. Music

N. Fine Arts
Call number Subject
N 7350 - Visual arts -- Japan
N 7353.5 - Ukiyoe (浮世絵)
NA 1550 - Architecture -- Japan
NB 1055 - Sculpture, Japanese
NC - NK Drawing, design, illustration
ND 1457 .J33 - Calligraphy, Japanese (書道)
NE Print media, Printmaking and engraving
NK Decorative arts. Applied arts
NX Arts in general

P. Language and Literature
Call number Subject
P Philology, Linguistics (general)
PL 501 - 699 Japanese language and linguistics
PL 700 - 899 Japanese literature
PL 700 - History and criticism (general)
PL 726 - History and criticism (by period)
PL 728 - Poetry (和歌)
PL 734 - Drama
PL 740 - Prose
---(Collections) :
PL 757 - Waka (和歌)
PL 758.15 Manyoshu (万葉集)
PL 758.22 Kokin Wakashu (古今和歌集)
PL 759 - Haiku (俳句)
PL 765 - No, Yokyoku (能, 謡曲)
PL 767 - Kabuki plays (歌舞伎)
PL 771 - Nikki bungaku, Zuihitsu, Monogatari bungaku (日記, 随筆, 物語文学)
---(Individual authors by period) :
PL 787 - Heian period, 794-1185 (平安)
PL788.4 Murasaki Shikibu (紫式部) -- Genji Monogatari (源氏物語)
PL 790 - Medieval period, 1185-1660 (中世)
PL 793 - Edo period, 1600-1788 (江戸)
PL 800 - Meiji-Taisho period, 1868-1926 (明治, 大正)
PL 821 - Showa (pre-war) 昭和 (戦前), 1926-1945
PL 844 - Showa (post-war) 昭和 (戦後), 1946-1989
PL 866 - Heisei (平成), 1989-
PN - Literary history, theory (general)
PN 1978 .J3 - Bunraku (文楽)
PN 1993 - 1999 Japanese film (映画)
PN 2920 - 2928 Performing arts, theatre -- Japan (演劇, 芸能, 歌舞伎, 能)

Q to Z
Call number Subject
Q
Science
R
Medicine
S
Agriculture
T
Technology
U
Military Science
UA 845 - 849 Japan -- General military situation, policy, defence, etc.
V
Naval Science
Z
Library Science
Z 4 - 1000 Books (general), Palaeography, Publishing, Libraries, etc.
Z 1001 - Bibliography (general)
Z 3001 - Bibliography (Asia)
Z 3301 - 3119 Bibliography (Japan)
Z 5051 - 7999 Subject bibliography
Z 8001 - 8999 Personal bibliography