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Arming America : the origins of a national gun culture / Michael A. Bellesiles

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Author:
Bellesiles, Michael A  Search this
Physical description:
603 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
Contents:
In search of guns -- ch. 1. European gun heritage -- ch. 2. Role of guns in the conquest of North America -- ch. 3. Guns in the daily life of colonial America -- ch. 4. Creation of the first American gun culture: Indians and firearms -- ch. 5. Brown Bess in the wilderness -- ch. 6. People numerous and unarmed -- ch. 7. Government promotion of gun production -- ch. 8. From indifference to disdain -- ch. 9. Creation of a gun subculture -- ch. 10. Arming of the American people
Topic:
Firearms ownership--History  Search this
Call number:
HV8059 .B45 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_605588