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Guns of the Old West: An Illustrated History

Guns of the Old West: An Illustrated History

by Dean K. Boorman

Editeur : Globe Pequot Press
ISBN: 9781592286386
Broché: 128
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Date d'affichage: 2020-08-07
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In the remote parts of America’s Western territories during much of the 1800s, law and order was overextended or even nonexistent. Guns were used by some, such as hunters and settlers, for self-protection and their very salvation, and by others as a means to impose their will, legally or otherwise. There can be no doubt that the exploration and exploitation of the Western frontier that began in 1804 was inextricably linked to the development of the firearm. It is certainly true today that firearms are associated with the Old West more than with any other era of American history. That Old West period, which ended officially in 1890, saw gun design and manufacture improve ...