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The gun, C.J. Chivers

Label
The gun
Title
The gun
Statement of responsibility
C.J. Chivers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a tour de force, a prize-winning "New York Times" reporter traces the invention and mass distribution of the assault rifle, and its effects on war
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chivers, C. J.
Dewey number
623.4/424
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AK-47 rifle
  • War
  • Machine guns
  • Firearms
Label
The gun, C.J. Chivers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-448) and index
Contents
Origins. The birth of machine guns ; Machine guns in action ; Hiram Maxim changes war ; Slaughter made industrial : the Great War -- Invention and distribution. Stalin's contest : the creation of the AK-47 ; The breakout : mass production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- Aftermath : consequences of the AK-47's global spread. The accidental rifle ; Everyman's gun ; Epilogue : the twenty-first century's rifle
Control code
ocn535493119
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
481 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)535493119
Label
The gun, C.J. Chivers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-448) and index
Contents
Origins. The birth of machine guns ; Machine guns in action ; Hiram Maxim changes war ; Slaughter made industrial : the Great War -- Invention and distribution. Stalin's contest : the creation of the AK-47 ; The breakout : mass production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- Aftermath : consequences of the AK-47's global spread. The accidental rifle ; Everyman's gun ; Epilogue : the twenty-first century's rifle
Control code
ocn535493119
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
481 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)535493119

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