Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
W Lifestyle, Hobbies and Leisure
Use all W* codes for: popular accounts for general adult readership. DO NOT USE: code ‘W’ itself, but select specific categories from section W*. Use all W* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate.
Prefer: codes from A*, K*, P*, R*, T*, etc, for specialist, technical and academic works
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WQ Local and family history, nostalgia
WQN Nostalgia: general
Use for: popular works with fond, uncritical view of past times. Use with: other code indicating subject where appropriate, e.g. WGF “Trains and railways: general interest”

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