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Gun Politics in America [2 volumes]: Historical and Modern Documents in Context (Hardback)
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Gun Politics in America [2 volumes]: Historical and Modern Documents in Context (Hardback)

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Hardback 791 Pages / Published: 06/06/2016
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Covering the history of firearms and gun control in America, this two-volume work presents original documents and helps readers understand these documents in relation to the social and political context in which they were written.


* Includes coverage of gun control issues and politics from the Colonial era through the Sandy Hook shooting and its aftermath

* Gives readers the benefit of reading each actual document, law, or court case and learning about the context in which it was written

* Helps readers understand the cultural and political developments that brought America to its current stalemate over guns and gun policies

* Presents the voices of activists, lawmakers, and ordinary Americans on both sides of the issue

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440837289
Number of pages: 791
Weight: 2268 g
Dimensions: 259 x 185 x 64 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Readers looking for basic historical material on this hot-button subject will find Wilson's work a superb primer. This well-organized set will provide readers and researchers at all levels with the most pertinent and basic historic documents on American gun control and ownership." - Library Journal
"This set is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the history and development of modern gun control, and is recommended for public or academic libraries." - Booklist

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