Global and International Studies : Finding Books

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Call Number Ranges

Most call number ranges listed below are shelved in Watson Library.  Exceptions are HC (Anschutz Library),  N, NA, NB, and NK (Art & Architecture), and ML (Music & Dance Library).  To find a stacksmap and call number guide for each location, go to Locations & Hours on the KU Libraries homepage then click on the appropriate library.  You will find the link you need for building-specific maps and call number guides in the left-hand column.


BL2400-2490        African religions

BP64                     Islam in Africa 

BR1360-1470        Christianity in Africa

BV3500-3630        Missions in Africa

DT1-3615              African history

GN643-661           African anthropology & archaeology 

GN861-865           ditto

GR350-360           African folklore  

HC501-599           African economic conditions

HC800-1085         ditto 

J700-899              Colonial era government documents

JQ1870-3981       Political Institutions & public admin. in Africa

KQC                     African law: general aspects 

KQT-KQW           African law by country, A-Z

KR-KSY               African law by country (A-Z, cont.) 

KT-KTA856         African law by country (A-Z, cont.) 

LA1500-2090      History of African education

LG401-681          Educational institutions in Africa

ML350-355          African music

ML3760-3760.7   African folk music

N7380-7399        African art: general aspects

NA1580-1599     African architecture

NB1080-1099     African sculpture

NK6487-6489     African metalwork  

NK8987-8997     African textiles

PJ2301-2615      Hamitic languages, incl. Tamazight & Tamashek

PJ8900-9300      Semitic languages, incl. Arabic, Somali, & Ethiopian languages

PL8000-8844      Sub-Saharan African languages & literatures

PQ3980-3989.2   African literature in French

PR9340-9408      African literature in English

PT6500-6593.36 Afrikaans language

UA855-869         African armies, military engagement

Z465                   African book trade & publishing

Z3500-3975        African bibliography 


 Still didn't find what you need? Visit the Library of Congress Classification outline site for more details on call number ranges.