Gun Politics in America: Historical and Modern Documents in Context, 1st Edition

  • Harry L. Wilson
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  • ISBN-10: 1440837295
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837296
  • DDC: 344.7305
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 912 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Offering the most complete collection of primary documents on the subject of guns and gun politics, this two-volume set will give readers a comprehensive, unbiased understanding of the complex and often-surprising evolution of gun ownership, gun culture, and gun politics in the United States. This fascinating history is examined through approximately 150 primary source documents from the Colonial era to the present day. Each section opens with an informative headnote that provides important context for understanding the social and political milieu in which the document was created.