Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
Q Philosophy and Religion
Use all Q* codes for: academic, specialist and general adult titles. DO NOT USE: code ‘Q’ itself, but select specific categories from section Q*. QRA* and QRV* codes should be used with other QR* codes to denote which particular religion.
See also: VX* Mind, body, spirit and its subcategories
QR Religion and beliefs
QRY Alternative belief systems
QRYX Occult studies
Use for: serious and academic works only.
See also: VXW* Mysticism, magic and occult interests and its subcategories
QRYX5 Witchcraft
Use for: studies of both contemporary and historical witchcraft, the associated practices, those who practised it, societal attitudes towards witches and witchcraft, etc. Use with: PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers as appropriate, as well as other subject codes to indicate context, for example NHTX for the persecution of witches.
Prefer: VXWT for more popular approaches.
See also: VXWT Witchcraft and wicca

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