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CLAW: Carolina Lowcountry & Atlantic World: Find Atlantic World Books

This guide will direct researchers to resources on the topic of the Carolina Lowcountry region and its historical connection to the Atlantic World.

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Library of Congress Classification

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

Subclass D - History (General)

  • D25-27 Military and naval 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
  • D900-2009 Euope (General)
    • D901-980 Description and travel
    • D1050-2027 History

Subclass DA - History of Great Britain

  • DA28-592 History
    • DA40-89.6 Political, military, naval, and Air Force history. Foreign relations 
    • DA300-592 Modern history, 1485­-

Subclass DC - History of France

  • DC35-424 History
    • DC44-59.8 Military, naval, and political history. Foreign relations
    • DC110-433 Modern, 1515­-

Subclass DP - History of Spain - Portugal

  • DP1-402 History of Spain
    • DP76-86 Military, naval, and political history. Foreign relations 
    • DP161-272.4 Modern Spain, 1479/1516­-
  • DP501-(900.22) History of Portugal 
    • DP547-557 Military, naval, and political history. Foreign relations 
    • DP620-682.2 Modern Portugal,1580­-

Subclass DT - History of Africa

  •  DT470-671 West Africa. West Coast
    • DT491-516.9 British West Africa
    • DT521-555.9 French West Africa. French Sahara. West Sahara. Sahel
    • DT561-581 Cameroon (Cameroun, Kamerun) 
    • DT582-582.9 Togo. Togoland 
    • DT591-615.9 Portuguese-speaking West Africa 
    • DT619-620.9 Spanish West Africa 
    • DT621-637 Liberia
  • DT1251-1465 Angola 
  • DT1501-1685 Namibia. South-West Africa

Class E-F - History of the Americas

Subclass E11-143 - America

  • E31-49.2 North America 
  • E51-73 Pre-Columbian America. The Indians 
  • E75-99 Indians of North America 
  • E101-135 Discovery of America and early explorations 
    • E103-110 Pre-Columbian period 
    • E111-120 Columbus
    • E121-135 Post-Columbian period. El Dorado 

Subclass F1201-3799 - Latin America. Spanish America

  • F1201-1392 Mexico 
  • F1601-1629 West Indies 
    • F1630-1640 Bermudas 
    • F1650-1660 Bahamas
    • F1741-1991 Greater Antilles 
    • F2001-2151 Lesser Antilles 
  • F2155-2191 Caribbean area. Caribbean Sea 
  • F2201-3799 South America

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