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The Resource The Illustrated history of guns : from first firearms to Semiautomatic weapons, Chuck Wills, in association with Berman Museums of World Art

The Illustrated history of guns : from first firearms to Semiautomatic weapons, Chuck Wills, in association with Berman Museums of World Art

Label
The Illustrated history of guns : from first firearms to Semiautomatic weapons
Title
The Illustrated history of guns
Title remainder
from first firearms to Semiautomatic weapons
Statement of responsibility
Chuck Wills, in association with Berman Museums of World Art
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
See the history of civilization through the world's most deadly and fascinating firearms!The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating tools of battle. More than three hundred photographs of an eclectic mix of weapons were specially commissioned from the 8,000-piece collection of the Berman Museum of World History. Spanning the globe and hundreds of years, they include the traveling pistols of Confederate president Jefferson Davis and Heinrich Himmler's rifle. A variety of rare weapons of espionage and combination curiosa
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wills, Chuck
Dewey number
683.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Firearms
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
Label
The Illustrated history of guns : from first firearms to Semiautomatic weapons, Chuck Wills, in association with Berman Museums of World Art
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Feature:The Gunpowder Revolution; Part I: Revolutionary Times; From Handcannon to Matchlock; From Matchlock to Flintlock; The Flintlock Pistol; Dueling Pistols; The Blunderbuss; Feature: Naval Weapons; Part II: From Napoleon to 1914; Weapons of the Napoleonic War; From Flintlock to Percussion Cap; Flintlock to Percussion Conversions; Pepperboxes and Derringers; Colt's Revolvers; Colt's Competitors; Feature: The American Civil War; Union Weapons of the Civil War; Confederate Weapons of the Civil War; Weapons of the American West
  • Bolt-Action Magazine RiflesThe Automatic Pistol; Personal Defense Weapons; Combination Weapons; Feature: Alarm, Trap, & Special-Purpose Guns; Part III: World War I and its Aftermath; Pistols of World War I; Infantry Rifles of World War I; Machine Guns of World War I; Feature: Trench Warfare; Guns of the American Roaring Twenties; Part IV: World War II and Beyond; Axis Pistols; Allied Pistols; World War II Rifles; Machine Guns of World War II; Submachine Guns of World War II; Specialized Weapons of World War II; Weapons of Espionage; Post-World War II Weapons; Appendices; Bibliography
Control code
1579144
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781629145570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1579144
  • (Sirsi) 1579144
  • (OCoLC)867613060
Label
The Illustrated history of guns : from first firearms to Semiautomatic weapons, Chuck Wills, in association with Berman Museums of World Art
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Feature:The Gunpowder Revolution; Part I: Revolutionary Times; From Handcannon to Matchlock; From Matchlock to Flintlock; The Flintlock Pistol; Dueling Pistols; The Blunderbuss; Feature: Naval Weapons; Part II: From Napoleon to 1914; Weapons of the Napoleonic War; From Flintlock to Percussion Cap; Flintlock to Percussion Conversions; Pepperboxes and Derringers; Colt's Revolvers; Colt's Competitors; Feature: The American Civil War; Union Weapons of the Civil War; Confederate Weapons of the Civil War; Weapons of the American West
  • Bolt-Action Magazine RiflesThe Automatic Pistol; Personal Defense Weapons; Combination Weapons; Feature: Alarm, Trap, & Special-Purpose Guns; Part III: World War I and its Aftermath; Pistols of World War I; Infantry Rifles of World War I; Machine Guns of World War I; Feature: Trench Warfare; Guns of the American Roaring Twenties; Part IV: World War II and Beyond; Axis Pistols; Allied Pistols; World War II Rifles; Machine Guns of World War II; Submachine Guns of World War II; Specialized Weapons of World War II; Weapons of Espionage; Post-World War II Weapons; Appendices; Bibliography
Control code
1579144
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781629145570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1579144
  • (Sirsi) 1579144
  • (OCoLC)867613060

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