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Social Sciences on the library shelves

You will find books on social sciences in these sections:

Subclass H      Social sciences (General)

Subclass HM    Sociology (General)
Subclass HN    Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Subclass HQ    The family. Marriage. Women
Subclass HS    Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.
Subclass HT    Communities. Classes. Races
Subclass HV    Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Subclass HX    Socialism. Communism. Anarchism

For more help using Library of Congress call numbers, see this guide from Northwestern University. 

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