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The gun, C.J. Chivers

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The gun
Title
The gun
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C.J. Chivers
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eng
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Title
The gun
Creator
Summary
Traces the history of the AK-47 assault rifle, from its inception to its use by more than fifty national armies around the world, to its role in modern-day Afghanistan, discussing how the deadly weapon has helped alter world history
Subject
Genre
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
361111
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
623.4/424
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UD395.A16
LC item number
C47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the AK-47 and the evolution of war
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the AK-47 and the evolution of war
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C.J. Chivers
The gun, C.J. Chivers
Label
The gun, C.J. Chivers
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1010/2010020459-d.html
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Origins -- The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes war -- Slaughter made industrial : the Great War -- Invention and distribution -- Stalin's contest : the creation of the AK-47 -- The breakout : mass production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- Aftermath ; consequences of the AK-47's global spread -- The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun -- Epilogue : the twentieth-first century's rifle
Control code
ocn535493119
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
481 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Other physical details
ill.

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