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The Resource The gun, C.J. Chivers

The gun, C.J. Chivers

Label
The gun
Title
The gun
Statement of responsibility
C.J. Chivers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of the AK-47 assault rifle, from its inception to its use by more than fifty national armies around the world, to its role in modern-day Afghanistan, discussing how the deadly weapon has helped alter world history
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
361111
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
623.4/424
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UD395.A16
LC item number
C47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the AK-47 and the evolution of war
Label
The gun, C.J. Chivers
Instantiates
Publication
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
pt. 1. Origins -- The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes war -- Slaughter made industrial : the Great War -- pt. 2. Invention and distribution -- Stalin's contest : the creation of the AK-47 -- The breakout : mass-production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- pt. 3. Aftermath ; consequences of the AK-47's global spread -- The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun -- Epilogue : the twentieth-first century's rifle
Control code
ocm535493119
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
481 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)535493119
  • (Sirsi) a1044255
Label
The gun, C.J. Chivers
Publication
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
pt. 1. Origins -- The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes war -- Slaughter made industrial : the Great War -- pt. 2. Invention and distribution -- Stalin's contest : the creation of the AK-47 -- The breakout : mass-production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- pt. 3. Aftermath ; consequences of the AK-47's global spread -- The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun -- Epilogue : the twentieth-first century's rifle
Control code
ocm535493119
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
481 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)535493119
  • (Sirsi) a1044255

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