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The Gun Control Debate A Documentary History (Primary Documents in American History and Contemporary Issues) by Marjolijn Bijlefeld

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Human rights,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Crime Prevention,
  • Social Law,
  • Political Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • History / United States / General,
  • Firearms,
  • Gun control,
  • History,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Sources,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9351425M
ISBN 10031329903X
ISBN 109780313299032

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