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- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
Born into poverty in a Glasgow tenement, James Crosbie went on to become Scotland's most notorious bank robber, the man behind the biggest heist in the country's history. Fearless, adventurous, and mischievous, he saw success as a businessman and traveler, but the lure of the next great job always proved too strong, particularly when on one occasion... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 34.99
Few schisms in American life run as deep or as wide as the divide between gun rights and gun control advocates. Awash in sound and symbol, the gun regulation debate has largely been defined by forceful rhetoric rather than substantive action. Politicians shroud themselves in talk of individual rights or public safety while lobbyists on both sides make... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 32.99
In recent years, political discourse about gun control and the Second Amendment has become increasingly volatile and this collection of original essays by top scholars illuminates the various reasons why. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This edited volume takes stock of the state of research and policy on the issue of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), ten years after the UN first agreed to deal with the problem. The end of the Cold War originated a series of phenomena that would subsequently come to dominate the political agenda. Perhaps most symptomatic of the ensuing environment... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
More than any other advanced industrial democracy, the United States is besieged by firearms violence. Each year, some 30,000 people die by gunfire. Over the course of its history, the nation has witnessed the murders of beloved public figures; massacres in workplaces and schools; and epidemics of gun violence that terrorize neighborhoods and claim... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00
Each volume of the Library in a Book series is carefully designed to be a complete first-stop resource for research on important issues and events, many of which strongly affect the United States. Clearly written and organized, the books give the researcher an objective overview of the subject and a wealth of information in a variety of formats, as... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 32.95
Each book in this series offers all the statutes, legal opinions, and studies a student needs to structure a cohesive argument on a given controversial topic. Issues are presented from multiple points of view; sidebars cite law and opinions to aid in critical analysis; paratextual questions encourage reader engagement; and all sources are fully documented... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 55.00
There are as many guns in the United States as there are adults. This book, presents the issue with both sides of the debate on all the issues and, thus, the tools to make an informed decision. It breaks the debate into topics like history, effectiveness, legislation and court cases, individuals and organizations, and reliable further resources. more...