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The Resource The NRA : the unauthorized history, Frank Smyth

The NRA : the unauthorized history, Frank Smyth

Label
The NRA : the unauthorized history
Title
The NRA
Title remainder
the unauthorized history
Statement of responsibility
Frank Smyth
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The National Rifle Association is unique in American life. Few other civic organizations are as old or as large. None is as controversial. It is largely due to the NRA that the U.S. gun policy differs so extremely--some would say so tragically--from that of every other developed nation. But, as Frank Smyth shows, the NRA has evolved from an organization concerned above all with marksmanship--and which supported most government efforts around gun control for a hundred years--to one that resists all attempts to restrict guns in any way. At the same time, the organization has also buried its own remarkable history. Here is that story, from the NRA's surprising roots in post-Civil War New York City to the defining event that changed its culture forever--the so called Cincinnati Revolt of 1977--to the present day, where President Donald Trump is the most ardent champion in the White House the NRA has ever had. For anyone who has looked at access to guns in our society and asked "Why?", this is an unmatched account of how we got here, and who got us here."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smyth, Frank
Dewey number
  • 323.4/3
  • 363.33
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7436
LC item number
.S65 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Rifle Association of America
  • Pressure groups
  • Lobbying
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Gun control
  • Firearms ownership
Label
The NRA : the unauthorized history, Frank Smyth
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-279) 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
With an eye toward future wars -- The "royal" NRA -- The promiscuous toting of guns -- A high plane of honest, frank discussion -- Public opinion demands some control -- The awakening -- A great religion -- The politburo -- The business model -- Hidden hands -- A family sport -- The creed
Control code
on1145939677
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781250210289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1145939677
Label
The NRA : the unauthorized history, Frank Smyth
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-279) 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
With an eye toward future wars -- The "royal" NRA -- The promiscuous toting of guns -- A high plane of honest, frank discussion -- Public opinion demands some control -- The awakening -- A great religion -- The politburo -- The business model -- Hidden hands -- A family sport -- The creed
Control code
on1145939677
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781250210289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1145939677

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