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The Resource Armed citizens : the road from ancient Rome to the Second Amendment, Noah Shusterman

Armed citizens : the road from ancient Rome to the Second Amendment, Noah Shusterman

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Armed citizens : the road from ancient Rome to the Second Amendment
Title
Armed citizens
Title remainder
the road from ancient Rome to the Second Amendment
Statement of responsibility
Noah Shusterman
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Language
eng
Summary
"This book traces the history of debates about citizen-soldiery, militias, and arms control over two thousand years, illustrating for a general readership what eighteenth-century militias were and why the founding fathers believed them to be "necessary to the security of a free state." It focuses on ten events, from antiquity to the Age of Revolutions, in which ideas about citizenship and the comparative benefits of militias versus standing/professional armies evolved together"--
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Shusterman, Noah
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • United States.
  • Firearms
  • Gun control
  • Firearms
  • Firearms ownership
  • Gun control
  • Firearms
  • Firearms ownership
  • Gun control
  • United States
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Armed citizens : the road from ancient Rome to the Second Amendment, Noah Shusterman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the long road to the Second Amendment -- Julius Caesar crosses the rubicon : 49 BC -- Niccolò Machiavelli retires to his estate :1513 -- The fall of La Rochelle : 1628 -- England's Parliament debates the Militia Act : 1642 -- Bacon's rebels burn Jamestown to the ground :1676 -- Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun publishes a discourse of government with relation to militias :1698 -- The Stono rebels head for Florida :1739 -- The Minutemen turn back the redcoats at Concord Bridge : 1775 -- Hamilton, Madison, and Jay Publish The Federalist :1787-1788 -- Congress amends the Constitution : 1789-1791
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 273 pages
Isbn
9780813944616
Lccn
2020024971
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
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GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1158507053
Label
Armed citizens : the road from ancient Rome to the Second Amendment, Noah Shusterman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the long road to the Second Amendment -- Julius Caesar crosses the rubicon : 49 BC -- Niccolò Machiavelli retires to his estate :1513 -- The fall of La Rochelle : 1628 -- England's Parliament debates the Militia Act : 1642 -- Bacon's rebels burn Jamestown to the ground :1676 -- Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun publishes a discourse of government with relation to militias :1698 -- The Stono rebels head for Florida :1739 -- The Minutemen turn back the redcoats at Concord Bridge : 1775 -- Hamilton, Madison, and Jay Publish The Federalist :1787-1788 -- Congress amends the Constitution : 1789-1791
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 273 pages
Isbn
9780813944616
Lccn
2020024971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1158507053

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