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The gun, C.J. Chivers

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The gun
Title
The gun
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C.J. Chivers
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eng
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Title
The gun
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Summary
Traces the history of the AK-47 assault rifle, from its inception to its use by more than fifty national armies around the world, to its role in modern-day Afghanistan, discussing how the deadly weapon has helped alter world history
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361111
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UD395.A16
LC item number
C47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the AK-47 and the evolution of war
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the AK-47 and the evolution of war
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C.J. Chivers
The gun, C.J. Chivers
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The gun, C.J. Chivers
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. Origins -- The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes war -- pt. 2. Invention and distribution -- Stalin's contest : the creation of the AK-47 -- The breakout : mass-production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- pt. 3. Aftermath -- The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun -- Epilogue -- Appendices
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
481 p.
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Note
cat55
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn535493119
  • (OCoLC)535493119

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
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