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The great American gun war

by B. Bruce-Briggs

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Published by National Rifle Association in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby B. Bruce-Briggs
    SeriesSecond Amendment Foundation monograph series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3941.Z9 B8 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 37-62 ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24208623M
    OCLC/WorldCa8752898

    When it comes to reading books by author Chris Kyle, I've done things in reverse once again, having read his second book, American Gun without having read his first, American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History, which achieved #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list. The Great American Gun War: Notes from Four Decades in the Trenches Article (PDF Available) in Crime and Justice 42(1) August with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

      A raucous and duly violent tour of American history through the sights of 10 famous weapons, from the Kentucky long rifle to the M There’s a touch of sadness to the second book by Kyle (American Sniper, ), given that Kyle—who co-authored this work with William Doyle—both became famous for his wartime sniper service and was himself gunned down by a PTSD-afflicted . the great american gun war some policy implications of the felon study.

    Books shelved as great-war: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell, Goodbye to All That.   INTRODUCTION. A century ago, on the evening of April 2, , a solemn and subdued President Woodrow Wilson stood before a hushed joint session of Congress and asked that the United States declare war against the German Empire. "It is a fearful thing to lead this great peaceful people into war," he said. But he believed that Germany's recent declaration of unrestricted submarine warfare Brand: Bloomsbury USA.


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The great American gun war (Second Amendment Foundation monograph series) Unknown Binding – January 1, by B Bruce-Briggs (Author)Author: B Bruce-Briggs. The great American gun war by B. Bruce-Briggs. Published by National Rifle Association in.

Written in EnglishPages: The ten firearms on the list, in chronological order of impact on U.S. history, are: the American (Kentucky) Long Rifle, the Spencer Repeater, the Colt Single Action Army Revolver, the Winchester Rifle, the M Springfield, the M Pistol, the Thompson Submachine Gun, the M1 Garand, the Special Police Revolver, and the M/5().

Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon 5D External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 IdentifierPages: The great American gun war by B. Bruce-Briggs; 1 edition; Subjects: Law and legislation, Firearms; Places: United States. American Gun is about the guns from the s through todays guns.

If you know a lot about guns this is the book to read. If you are a person who wants to know about which war these guns were in. In my opinion i really like this book, not only because its military it's because it has the story's of each gun.4/5.

"The Great Book of guns" features photos of the older flint-lock pistols, pepperbox revolvers, and guns of the Old-West. It even includes the oddities including the Japanese sword-gun (not a bayonet, but a full-size sword with a handle that was a gun).

There is a photo of the WWII Liberator /5(20). The great American gun war. Bruce-Briggs Fall For over a decade there has been a powerful and vocal push for stricter government regulation of the private possession and use of firearms in the United States-for “gun control.” The reader cannot help being aware of the vigorous, often vociferous debate on this issue.

Policy Books. “American War is terrifying in its prescient vision of the future.” —Maris Kreizman, New York magazine “Piercing Written with precise care for the fictional truth the book sounds a warning blast.

American War is a disquieting novel of immense depth, and possibly a classic of our time. —Al Woodworth, (7). Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story of America—from the Revolution to the present—through the lens of ten iconic guns and the remarkable heroes who used them to shape history: the American long rifle, Spencer repeater, Colt revolver, Winchester rifle, Springfield M rifle, M pistol, Thompson submachine gun /5().

The Great American Gun War: Notes from Four Decades in the Trenches ABSTRACT In this essay I provide an account of how research on gun violence has evolved over the last four decades, intertwined with personal observations and commentary on my contributions.

It begins with a sketch of the twen-tieth century history of gun control in the United States. A native Texan, Kyle is survived by his wife, Taya, and their two children.

William Doyle has written or cowritten seven books, including PT An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy and American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms (with “American Sniper” Chris Kyle)/5(46). DOI: / Corpus ID: The Great American Gun War: Notes from Four Decades in the Trenches @inproceedings{CookTheGA, title={The Great American Gun War: Notes from Four Decades in the Trenches}, author={Philip J Cook}, year={} }.

Boys of the Great BB Gun War. The early s were a peaceful time in rural America- except in the small farming town of Black Caves, where the woods hold a deadly secret and playing war becomes more than just a game.

Marcus Adario seems like the perfect young man, however, this kindhearted and charming boy is nothing like other kids/5(5). It begins with a sketch of the twentieth century history of gun control in the United States.

I then provide an account of why gun violence is worth studying, with a discussion of how and why the type of weapon used in crime matters, and assess the social costs of the widespread private ownership of by: 8.

A great book covering the facts on the gun debate. This book goes through the research done, mostly from the FBI Crime Statistics and the ineffective laws based on faulty research. Towards the end of the book, some of the discussion gets into the minutia of the research that becomes very dense/5.

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Her first book, "Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the American South after the Civil War" will be published in June by the University of Chicago Press. She is currently at work on a cultural. Guns of the Civil War celebrates the th anniversary of the Civil War (–) with an elegant and richly detailed history of Colt, Henry, Manhattan, Remington, Sharps, Spencer, and S&W Firearms, and guns by many other rivals and contemporaries.

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