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American public discourse : a multicultural perspective / edited by Ronald K. Burke.
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c1992. Description xi, 328 p. ; 24 cm.

Call Number as seen in Library Catalog:  E184.A1 A6365 1992

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Read the call number line by line

Read first line in alphabetical order

A, B, BF, BS, C, D, E, F, G, GN, ...L, LA, LB, LC, ... M, ML, MT, N, P, PA, PN, Q, QA, QB, QC, QD, ..., Z

Read the second line as a whole number

1, 2, 3, 10, 55, 100, 142, 184, 201, 2000, 2450, 3000, ... 9999

Read the letter on the third (and possibly fourth) line first, then read the number as a decimal

.A1 = A, then .1

.M45 = M, then .45

Finally, read the year the book was published

1984, 1992, 1997, 2001, 2008,...