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To Keep and Bear Arms

The Origins of an Anglo-American Right

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674893078

Publication Date: 02/01/1996


254 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • 1. A People Armed
  • 2. Bearing Arms through War and Revolution
  • 3. The Dissidents Disarmed
  • 4. The Gentleman’s Game
  • 5. Enforcement of Arms Restrictions
  • 6. James II and Control of Firearms
  • 7. Arms for Their Defence: The Making of a “True, Ancient, and Indubitable Right”
  • 8. The Second Amendment and the English Legacy
  • Afterword
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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