TITLE

The Origins of Gun Culture in the United States, 1760-1865

AUTHOR(S)
Bellesiles, Michael A.
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Journal of American History;Sep96, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p425
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the origins of gun culture in the United States. Familiarity with the manifestations of American gun culture; Examination of the social practices and cultural customs prevalent in the United States in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; Nation's obsession with firearms; Presentation of the federal government with the opportunity to fashion a well-regulated militia.
ACCESSION #
9612124338

 

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