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The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag

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The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture
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The gunning of America
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business and the making of American gun culture
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Pamela Haag
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eng
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"An acclaimed historian explodes the myth about the 'special relationship' between Americans and their guns, revealing that savvy 19th century businessmen--not gun lovers--created American gun culture"--
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Title
The gunning of America
Creator
Summary
An acclaimed historian explodes the myth about the 'special relationship' between Americans and their guns, revealing that savvy 19th century businessmen--not gun lovers--created American gun culture
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10485794
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
338.4768340973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS533.2
LC item number
.H33 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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business and the making of American gun culture
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Pamela Haag
The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag
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The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The Art and Mystery of a Gunsmith -- The American System -- The Crystal Palace -- Scattering Our Guns -- More Wonderful Than Practical -- Model 186600 -- Gun Men and the Oriental Lecturer -- Spirit Guns -- The Unhallowed Trade -- The "Moral Effect" of a Winchester -- Balancing the Ledger -- Summer Land -- The Gun Industry's Visible Hand -- Learning to Love the Gun -- Mystery House -- Grotesque, Yet Magnificent -- Overbuilding -- The Soul of the "Gun Crank" -- King of Infinite Space -- The West that Won the Gun -- Merchants of Death -- Epilogue
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ocn921864221
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
xxv, 496 pages
Isbn
9780465048953
Lccn
2015036679
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)921864221

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