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Author Taylor, Jimmy D., 1973-

Title American gun culture : collectors, shows, and the story of the gun / Jimmy D. Taylor
Edition Second edition
Published El Paso, Texas : LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Summary Taylor's neutral account of U.S. gun culture never loses sight of the fact that guns are all around us. With millions of guns and gun owners, it is imperative that policy and future research pertaining to guns consider the relative cultural and symbolic value that gun owners place on their guns. Taylor's candid, emotional and occasionally funny research explores the symbolic meaning of guns and the ways in which the meaning assigned to guns influences gun ownership and use. Some of his more interesting findings center around conversations with gun collectors and enthusiasts about a series of i
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-187) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Firearms -- Social aspects -- United States
Firearms ownership -- United States -- History
Firearms -- Collectors and collecting -- United States
Form Electronic book
Genre/Form History.
ISBN 9781593327460