Arming America : the origins of a national gun culture /

Traces the rise of America's gun culture to the mid-nineteenth century, arguing that Civil War gun manufacturing and allowing ex-soldiers to keep their weapons changed the gun from a scarce and seldom-used tool to a perceived necessity.

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Main Author: Bellesiles, Michael A.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
Edition:1st ed.
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Lincoln Land Community College

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Call Number: HV8059 .B45 2000
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