From Virtuous Armed Citizen to "Cramped Little Risk-Fearing Man": The Meaning of Firearms in an Insecure Era

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Yuill, Kevin;
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Subject: sub_historyandpolitics

The gun debate has always been about who may wield arms and how they may use them, not about the arms themselves. It remains so today but the gun debate is intractable because of the changed historical context within which today’s debate takes place. Both calls for gun ... View more
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