Gun show nation

gun culture and American democracy
  • 232 Pages
  • 4.12 MB
  • English
New Press , New York, N.Y
Gun control -- United States -- History, Firearms ownership -- United States -- History, Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History, Firearms -- Social aspects -- United S
StatementJoan Burbick.
LC ClassificationsHV7436 .B87 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 232 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22738304M
ISBN 139781595580870

The most thorough account yet of the beliefs that millions of ordinary Americans hold about guns, Gun Show Nation delves into the political machinations that have shaped the gun debate in America and draws fascinating conclusions about gun culture and national identity.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and Cited by: “Gun Show Nation provides an indispensable ethnographic guide to America’s obsession with guns. Anyone interested in understanding the future of gun control and the remarkable resiliency of gun rights in American culture will need to grapple with Burbick’s richly nuanced study of gun shows.” —Saul Cornell, author of A Well-Regulated.

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From the floor of American gun shows, a fascinating historical expose of how guns have burrowed into the heart of American democracy."To understand gun talk, I had to understand what America means to millions of ordinary people and how these beliefs shaped their sense of who they are, were, and must remain in the future."from the introduction to Gun Show NationIn this first-of-its.

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In the United States, a gun show is an event where promoters generally rent large public venues and then rent tables for display areas for dealers of guns and related items, and charge admission for buyers.

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The story chronicles the history of gun culture, gun rights, and gun control in the United States from the early 20th century through the late s.

Although clearly a work of fiction, the story is heavily laced with historical fact, including historical figures who play minor supporting : John Ross. Full-color images show how guns are being turned into tools and musical instruments across the nation. Charts, tables, and facts convey the mind-boggling realities of gun violence in America, but as the authors make clear, there is a story behind every statistic.

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