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Firearms in American History

A Guide for Writers, Curators, and General Readers

by Charles G. Worman

  • 25 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Westholme Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Small firearms, guns & other equipment,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Firearms & Weapons,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • United States - General,
  • Technology / History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8875882M
    ISBN 101594160449
    ISBN 109781594160448
    OCLC/WorldCa85691715

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