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The Resource The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag

The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag

Label
The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture
Title
The gunning of America
Title remainder
business and the making of American gun culture
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Haag
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An acclaimed historian explodes the myth about the 'special relationship' between Americans and their guns, revealing that savvy 19th century businessmen--not gun lovers--created American gun culture"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Haag, Pamela
Dewey number
338.4/768340973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS533.2
LC item number
.H33 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Firearms
  • Firearms industry and trade
  • Capitalism
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / General
  • HISTORY / Military / Weapons
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Label
The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Art and Mystery of a Gunsmith -- The American System -- The Crystal Palace -- Scattering Our Guns -- More Wonderful Than Practical -- Model 186600 -- Gun Men and the Oriental Lecturer -- Spirit Guns -- The Unhallowed Trade -- The "Moral Effect" of a Winchester -- Balancing the Ledger -- Summer Land -- The Gun Industry's Visible Hand -- Learning to Love the Gun -- Mystery House -- Grotesque, Yet Magnificent -- Overbuilding -- The Soul of the "Gun Crank" -- King of Infinite Space -- The West that Won the Gun -- Merchants of Death -- Epilogue
Control code
1653080
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 496 pages
Isbn
9780465048953
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015036679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1653080
  • (OCoLC)921864221
Label
The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Art and Mystery of a Gunsmith -- The American System -- The Crystal Palace -- Scattering Our Guns -- More Wonderful Than Practical -- Model 186600 -- Gun Men and the Oriental Lecturer -- Spirit Guns -- The Unhallowed Trade -- The "Moral Effect" of a Winchester -- Balancing the Ledger -- Summer Land -- The Gun Industry's Visible Hand -- Learning to Love the Gun -- Mystery House -- Grotesque, Yet Magnificent -- Overbuilding -- The Soul of the "Gun Crank" -- King of Infinite Space -- The West that Won the Gun -- Merchants of Death -- Epilogue
Control code
1653080
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 496 pages
Isbn
9780465048953
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015036679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1653080
  • (OCoLC)921864221

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