Gun Politics in America
Historical and Modern Documents in ContextBook - 2016
Covering the history of firearms and gun control in America, this two-volume work presents original documents and helps readers understand these documents in relation to the social and political context in which they were written.
* Includes coverage of gun control issues and politics from the Colonial era through the Sandy Hook shooting and its aftermath
* Gives readers the benefit of reading each actual document, law, or court case and learning about the context in which it was written
* Helps readers understand the cultural and political developments that brought America to its current stalemate over guns and gun policies
* Presents the voices of activists, lawmakers, and ordinary Americans on both sides of the issue