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Guns in American society : an encyclopedia of history, politics, culture, and the law

Author: Gregg Lee Carter
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed
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The landmark 2002 edition of Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law was acclaimed for helping readers get beyond the sometimes overheated rhetoric and navigate the overwhelming amount of unbiased academic research on gun-related issues. Now, in light of the steady rate of gun violence and several high-profile shooting incidents, this extraordinary three-volume work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Guns in American society.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2012
(DLC) 2011043435
(OCoLC)759491796
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg Lee Carter
ISBN: 9780313386718 0313386714 9781784026585 1784026581
OCLC Number: 796087586
Description: 1 online resource (3 v. (lxx, 1096 p.)) : ill.
Contents: V. 1. A-F --
v. 2. G-Q --
v. 3. R-Z.
Responsibility: Gregg Lee Carter, editor.

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