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Published by New York University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Gun control -- United States,
  • Firearms -- United States,
  • Firearms -- United States -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Jan E. Dizard, Robert Merrill Muth, and Stephen P. Andrews.
ContributionsDizard, Jan E., 1940-, Muth, Robert M., Andrews, Stephen P., 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV7436 .G878 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 517 p. :
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL385262M
ISBN 100814718787, 0814718795
LC Control Number98047896

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