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    The gun / C.J. Chivers.
    by Chivers, C. J. (Christopher John)
    New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
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  • AK-47 rifle -- History.
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  • War -- History.
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  • Machine guns -- Technological innovations -- History.
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  • Firearms -- Technological innovations -- History.
  • ISBN: 
    9780743270762 :
    0743270762 :
    Bib #: 
    740633
    Description: 
    481 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
    Contents: 
    pt. 1. Origins. The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes war -- Slaughter made industrial: the great war -- pt. 2. Invention and distribution. Stalin's contest : the invention of the AK-47 -- The breakout : the mass-production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- pt. 3. Aftermath: the consequences of the AK-47's global spread. The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun -- Epilogue: The twenty-first century's rifle.
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