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Gun barons : the weapons that transformed America and the men who invented them

text Gun barons : the weapons that transformed America and the men who invented them

Summary
"John Bainbridge, Jr.'s Gun Barons is a narrative history of six charismatic and idiosyncratic men who changed the course of American history through the invention and refinement of repeating weapons. Love them or hate them, guns are woven deeply ... Read more
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Devil yack -- 2. Rise of the showman -- 3. Master of steel -- 4. Mobtown -- 5. From bayonets to guns -- 6. The indentured brother -- 7. Revolution in the blood -- 8. Eyes west -- 9. Crafting a warrior's tool -- 10. Walker gets h... Read more
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viii, 340 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
St. Martin's Press 2022

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