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Shooters : myths and realities of America's gun cultures

Author: Abigail A Kohn
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frequenting gun shops and shooting ranges, and devoting particular attention to those whose interest in weaponry extends beyond casual, Abigail Kohn captures in detail how gun owners actually think and feel about their guns, cutting through the cliches that portray shooters as 'gun nuts' or potential terrorists.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kohn, Abigail A.
Shooters.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003017928
(OCoLC)52838709
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail A Kohn
ISBN: 9780195348675 0195348672 160256874X 9781602568747 128048215X 9781280482151
OCLC Number: 58996964
Awards: Winner of Named Best Book by a Single Author for the Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, 2004, by the Popular Culture Association.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 224 pages)
Contents: Preface --
pt. I. The anthropology of gun enthusiasm. Introduction: guns in America ; The world of gun enthusiasm ; Cowboy action shooting --
pt. II. The meanings of guns. Citizen soldiers ; Cowboy lawmen ; Tough Americans ; Conclusions --
Appendix: [gun enthusiasm: questions for semistructured interview].
Responsibility: by Abigail A. Kohn.
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