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Author Malcolm, Joyce Lee.

Title To keep and bear arms : the origins of an Anglo-American right / Joyce Lee Malcolm.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996, c1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  344.730533 M292t  1996    ---  Available
Edition 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Description xii, 232 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-223) and index.
Contents A people armed -- Bearing arms through war and revolution -- The dissidents disarmed -- The gentleman's game -- Enforcement of arms restrictions -- James II and control of firearms -- Arms for their defence : the making of a "true, ancient, and indubitable right" -- The Second Amendment and the English legacy.
Subject Constitutional amendments -- United States -- 2nd
Constitutional history
Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Firearms -- Law and legislation -- England -- History.
ISBN 0674893077 (pbk.)

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