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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

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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
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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Haag, Pamela
Dewey number
338.4/768340973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 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
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 "MoralEffect" 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
BK0017701575
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 496 p.
Isbn
9780465048953
Lccn
2015036679
Label
The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture, Pamela Haag
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 "MoralEffect" 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
BK0017701575
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 496 p.
Isbn
9780465048953
Lccn
2015036679

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