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The Resource The way of the gun : a bloody journey into the world of firearms, Iain Overton

The way of the gun : a bloody journey into the world of firearms, Iain Overton

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The way of the gun : a bloody journey into the world of firearms
Title
The way of the gun
Title remainder
a bloody journey into the world of firearms
Statement of responsibility
Iain Overton
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"We live in the Age of the Gun. Around the globe, firearms are ubiquitous and define countless lives; in some places, it's even easier to get a gun than a glass of clean water. In others, it's legal to carry concealed firearms into bars and schools. In [this book], Iain Overton embarks on a ... journey to understand how these weapons have become an integral part of twenty-first century life, beyond the economics of supply and demand"--Amazon.com
Member of
Has edition
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Overton, Iain
Dewey number
363.33
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV7435
LC item number
.O943 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Firearms and crime
  • Firearms ownership
  • Firearms
  • Violent crimes
  • Gun control
  • 71.60 social problems and social conflicts: general
  • Firearms and crime
  • Firearms ownership
  • Firearms
  • Gun control
  • Violent crimes
Label
The way of the gun : a bloody journey into the world of firearms, Iain Overton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in a different form as 'Gun baby gun' in Great Britain in 2015 by Canongate Books, Ltd"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-354)
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 gun -- Pain. The dead ; The wounded ; The suicidal -- Power. The killers ; The criminals ; The police ; The military -- Pleasure. The civilians ; The hunters ; The sex pistols -- Profit. The traders ; The smugglers ; The lobbyists ; The manufacturers ; The free
Control code
ocn900795280
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062346063
Lccn
2016498146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062346063
  • (OCoLC)900795280
Label
The way of the gun : a bloody journey into the world of firearms, Iain Overton
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in a different form as 'Gun baby gun' in Great Britain in 2015 by Canongate Books, Ltd"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-354)
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 gun -- Pain. The dead ; The wounded ; The suicidal -- Power. The killers ; The criminals ; The police ; The military -- Pleasure. The civilians ; The hunters ; The sex pistols -- Profit. The traders ; The smugglers ; The lobbyists ; The manufacturers ; The free
Control code
ocn900795280
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062346063
Lccn
2016498146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062346063
  • (OCoLC)900795280

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