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message 1: by Jimmy (new)

Jimmy | 108 comments * https://www.goodreads.com/genres/civi...
Can this be added to/merged with the American Civil War genre?


message 4: by Jimmy (new)

Jimmy | 108 comments Sorry, but these threads are about shelving books, not adding/merging genres.


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 6788 comments Jimmy wrote: "Sorry, but these threads are about shelving books, not adding/merging genres."

Yes, because GR doesn't have genres. Members shelve books according to names they themselves devise.


message 6: by Jimmy (new)

Jimmy | 108 comments Actually, GR does have genres. See this page.


message 7: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43570 comments Mod
Linking genres is indeed something superlibrarians can do. We have a couple who are good at this. I'm sure one will be along before too long.


message 8: by Jimmy (new)

Jimmy | 108 comments From what I can tell from the librarian log for the Civil War Eastern Theater genre, the "parent_genre_shelf_id" has to be edited for linking genres. Is this something that only superlibrarians can do?


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 6788 comments I could be confused, but why would we link Civil War with American Civil War. There are Civil Wars that are not American.


message 10: by Paula (new)

Paula (paulaan) | 7029 comments Elizabeth (Alaska) wrote: "I could be confused, but why would we link Civil War with American Civil War. There are Civil Wars that are not American."

Agreed, civil war relates to more than the American civil war.

American Civil War could be a sub genres of Civil War.


message 11: by Paula (new)

Paula (paulaan) | 7029 comments Jimmy wrote: "Actually, GR does have genres. See this page."


They are crowd sourced from user shelf names and labelled genres


message 12: by Deon (new)

Deon (deonva) | 3390 comments marked them as duplicates of Civil War https://www.goodreads.com/genres/civi...


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