5 edition of American gun culture found in the catalog.
American gun culture
Jimmy D. Taylor
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Jimmy D. Taylor.|
|Series||Criminal justice recent scholarship|
|LC Classifications||TS533.2 .T39 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009015997|
Popular culture also contributes to the American fascination with guns, which play starring roles in films, television, music and video games. "Guns are simply everywhere. We are saturated with them," said Jimmy Taylor, a sociologist at Ohio University and author of "American Gun Culture.". “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.
central focus helps to shape a sensible gun Gun Violence in the American Culture America has been devastated by gun violence for decades in both urban and rural communities. Recently a significant number of Americans have become concerned about the . By the end of this book, the gun will be seen as the axial symbol of American culture, absolutely integral to the nation's self-image and looming ever larger in plans for its future development. In a society justly proud of its contributions to human freedom, the gun became the icon of a savage civilization.
Gun Culture Is My Culture. And I Fear for What It Has Become. the young African-American man who had a permit to carry and was shot to death in Author: David Joy. The book isn’t intended to serve as the last word in American gun history — you’d need volumes for that kind of project — but rather as the kind of single-volume overview that enlightens.
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Further study convinced Bellesiles that American gun culture began only with the Civil War. Sickened by the carnage associated with guns today, Bellesiles, in his second book (following Revolutionary Outlaws: American gun culture book Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the Early American Frontier), is agenda by: Richard White, Margaret Byrne Professor of American History, Stanford University "Pamela Haag has written a very smart book, deeply researched, original, provocative.
The compelling narrative makes a powerful argument about the origins of America's gun culture."―John Mack Faragher, Howard R. Lamar Professor of History, Yale UniversityReviews: American Shooter is both a history and a personal journey that traces the path of American gun ownership culture from the Revolution to today.
It recounts how the country has lived with guns from the flintlock hung over the fireplace to the concealed-carry, laser-sighted Glock semiautomatic pistol tucked away in the hidden pocket of a mom’s Cited by: 1.
This book is amazing. It is not a book for gun nuts, however, if you are a gun nut, you will enjoy it. This is simply a book of American history, told by an American patriot, about how our right to bear arms has shaped this wonderful country.4/5.
There was no American gun culture. He claimed that not until the middle of the 19th century did a gun culture arise, artificially created by gun. No other developed country embraces firearms the way ours does. The more we argue about them, the more it seems their mystique grows.
But. Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture Michael A. Bellesiles, Author Alfred A. Knopf $30 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Books shelved as gun-culture: Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis by Daniel W.
Webster, America and its Guns by. Many social reforms have been held back long after their time was ripe by this rural-seniority political culture. Gun control is another such reform: American legislators have been inordinately responsive to the tremendous lobby maintained by the National Rifle Association, in tandem with gunmakers and importers, military sympathizers, and far.
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Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story /5(46). American Gun Culture, Land of the Brave. K likes. Depicting the Real American Gun Culture and Stand up for Our Rights!Followers: K. The Gun Culture Encoded into the DNA of American Identity “We pledge allegiance to the manufacturers and the NRA of America, and to the campaign funds for.
American gun culture, she argues, developed not because the gun was exceptional, but precisely because it was not: guns proliferated in America because throughout most of the nation's history, they were perceived as an unexceptional commodity, no different than buttons or typewriters. Here's a look at how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world.
The number of firearms available to American civilians is estimated at more than million, according to a Guns in America were no big deal, until big business made us love them Review of "The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture" by Pamela HaagAuthor: Carlos Lozada.
VERDICT This book, which has received wide prepublication buzz in the gun press and Internet communities, is a balanced study, a must-read for anyone interested in guns, their role in American life, and how a product becomes an icon in the popular imagination.—Mark K.
Jones, Mercantile Lib., Cincinnati, OH/5(34). “The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture,” by Pamela Haag. Haag uses the remarkable story of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company to.
InEmory University history professor Michael Bellesiles published the book Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun central argument of the book was that the culture of American gun ownership does not date back to the colonial era and, instead, emerged in the middle of the 19th century when technological advances made firearms more affordable.
The Roots of America’s Gun Culture But in a new book, Also, the American domestic political debate about gun control is a huge reason why. In episode 2 of this 3 part documentary, “The 2nd Amendment: The Gun Culture” we explore the history and origination of of the American gun culture.
Daniel Boone the American Pioneer. Praise For The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun Culture "In her remarkable new book, The Gunning of America, historian Pamela Haag undercuts much of the charged rhetoric about the importance of firearms in the nation's culture and history with a richly sourced, empirical look at the 19th century origins of the gun.
As in so much of what’s wrong with American culture, you don’t usually have to dig very far to find that racism is the true motive behind our gun culture. K Guns. The history of guns, gun control, and the Second Amendment is the topic of this week’s episode of “The Right Side of History,” a podcast dedicated to exploring current events through a.