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The Resource The gun : the AK-47 and the evolution of war, C.J. Chivers

The gun : the AK-47 and the evolution of war, C.J. Chivers

Label
The gun : the AK-47 and the evolution of war
Title
The gun
Title remainder
the AK-47 and the evolution of war
Statement of responsibility
C.J. Chivers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chivers, C. J.
Dewey number
623.4/424
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UD395.A16
LC item number
C47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AK-47 rifle
  • War
  • Machine guns
  • Firearms
Label
The gun : the AK-47 and the evolution of war, C.J. Chivers
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1010/2010020459-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
pt. 1. Origins -- The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes 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 -- The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun -- Epilogue -- Appendices
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
481 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn535493119
Label
The gun : the AK-47 and the evolution of war, C.J. Chivers
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1010/2010020459-d.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
pt. 1. Origins -- The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes 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 -- The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun -- Epilogue -- Appendices
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
481 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743270762
Lccn
2010020459
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn535493119

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