American Rifle: A Biography
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American Rifle: A Biography

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ISBN-13:
9780553384383
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.09.2009
Seiten:
528
Autor:
Alexander Rose
Gewicht:
540 g
Format:
229x153x29 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
George Washington insisted that his portrait be painted with one. Daniel Boone created a legend with one. Abraham Lincoln shot them on the White House lawn. And Teddy Roosevelt had his specially customized.In this first-of-its-kind book, historian Alexander Rose delivers a colorful, engrossing biography of an American icon: the rifle. Drawing on the words of foot soldiers, inventors, and presidents, based on extensive new research, and spanning from the Revolution to the present day, American Rifle is a balanced, wonderfully entertaining history of the rifle and its place in American culture.