The War on Guns

The War on Guns


  • Author: John R. Lott
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • File Size: 30581774 Bytes


When it comes to the gun control debate, there are two kinds of data: data that's accurate, and data that left-wing billionaires, liberal politicians, and media want you to believe is accurate. In The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies, nationally-renowned economist John R. Lott, Jr. turns a skeptical eye to well-funded anti-gun studies and stories that perpetuate false statistics to frighten Americans into giving up their guns. In this, his latest and most important book, The War on Guns, Lott offers the most thorough debunking yet of the so-called “facts,” “data,” and “arguments” of anti-gun advocates, exposing how they have repeatedly twisted or ignored the real evidence, the evidence that of course refutes them...

A Long Walk to Water
Score: 4.5
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A Long Walk to Water


  • Author: Linda Sue Park
  • Release Date : 2010-11-15
  • Genre: Culture, Places & People
  • File Size: 4574793 Bytes


The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way....

The War on Guns

The War on Guns


  • Author : John R. Lott
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781621575986


The War on Guns Book Description :

When it comes to the gun control debate, there are two kinds of data: data that's accurate, and data that left-wing billionaires, politicians, and media want you to believe is accurate. In The War on Guns, economist and gun rights advocate John Lott turns a skeptical eye to well-funded anti-gun studies and stories that perpetuate false statistics to frighten Americans into giving up their guns....

Guns and Gangs
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Guns and Gangs


  • Author : Graeme McLagan
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby
  • Release Date : 2013-09-19
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780749015886


Guns and Gangs Book Description :

An unprecedented investigation into the shocking realities of gun crime on Britain's streets. Guns and Gangs lifts the lid on a hugely important modern-day problem - an expensive problem both in terms of money and young lives. After terrorism, the single greatest worry for law enforcement agencies is gun crime, and in particular 'black on black' shooting. McLagan has had exclusive access to police files and case histories. Alongside his findings from these records are interviews with police officers, victims and their families, witnesses, lawyers and perpetrators of gun crime. The result is a unique, fascinating and horrifying exposé of the disturbing truth behind this plague on our streets....

More Guns  Less Crime
Score: 2.5
From 2 Ratings

More Guns Less Crime


  • Author : John R. Lott
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015040167341


More Guns Less Crime Book Description :

Argues the position that more guns mean less crime, presenting an analysis of FBI crime statistics that disprove many commonly-held assumptions about gun control and its crime-fighting efficacy...

Guns of the Civil War
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Guns of the Civil War


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Zenith Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780760339718


Guns of the Civil War Book Description :

"Featuring guns photographed by Dennis Adler from the Mike Clark/Collector's Firearms Collection; the Dr. Joseph A. Murphy Collection; and the Dennis LeVett Collection, with additional photography provided by the Rock Island Auction Company Archives."...

Guns Or People Out Of Control  America s War On Firearms

Guns Or People Out Of Control America s War On Firearms


  • Author : Henry J. Anderson
  • Publisher : Healthy Pragmatic Solutions Inc
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PKEY:6610000256006


Guns Or People Out Of Control America s War On Firearms Book Description :

☆★☆ Guns or People out of Control? : The War On Firearms☆★☆ An objective look into the world of guns in America.. Discover the truth behind the WAR on guns Second Amendment Or Gun Reform ? Will monumental change take place and abolish the second amendment infringing on YOUR right to self defense and self preservation of life? Will our historical second amendment right stand firm through these turbulent times? America is the land of hope, freedom, and opportunity. But lately has become center stage of international scrutiny and attention in regards to guns and our way of life. With all this international attention one can only imagine what America may do under the limelight. Our second amendment right apart of the very foundational heritag...

Empire of Guns
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Empire of Guns


  • Author : Priya Satia
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735221871


Empire of Guns Book Description :

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE AND SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE By a prize-winning young historian, an authoritative work that reframes the Industrial Revolution, the expansion of British empire, and emergence of industrial capitalism by presenting them as inextricable from the gun trade "A fascinating and important glimpse into how violence fueled the industrial revolution, Priya Satia's book stuns with deep scholarship and sparkling prose."--Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies We have long understood the Industrial Revolution as a triumphant story of innovation and technology. Empire of Guns, a rich and ambitious new book by award-winning historian Priya Satia, upends this c...

We Don t Play with Guns Here

We Don t Play with Guns Here


  • Author : Penny Holland
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2003-04-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780335225781


We Don t Play with Guns Here Book Description :

War, weapon and superhero play has been banned in many early childhood settings for over 30 years. This book explores the development and application of a zero tolerance approach through the eyes of children and practitioners....

The Guns of War

The Guns of War


  • Author : George G. Blackburn
  • Publisher : Constable
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: World War, 1939-1945
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050123010


The Guns of War Book Description :

This text is one of the rare first-hand accounts to come out of this period of the war and covers the Battle of Caen, the closing of the Falaise pocket, through to the crossing of the Seine....

The Guns at Last Light
Score: 4.5
From 29 Ratings

The Guns at Last Light


  • Author : Rick Atkinson
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2013-05-14
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429943673


The Guns at Last Light Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The magnificent conclusion to Rick Atkinson's acclaimed Liberation Trilogy about the Allied triumph in Europe during World War II It is the twentieth century's unrivaled epic: at a staggering price, the United States and its allies liberated Europe and vanquished Hitler. In the first two volumes of his bestselling Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson recounted how the American-led coalition fought through North Africa and Italy to the threshold of victory. Now, in The Guns at Last Light, he tells the most dramatic story of all—the titanic battle for Western Europe. D-Day marked the commencement of the final campaign of the European war, and Atkinson's riveting account of that bold gamble sets the pace for the masterly narr...

Licensed to Kill
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Licensed to Kill


  • Author : Robert Young Pelton
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2006-08-29
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307345459


Licensed to Kill Book Description :

Robert Young Pelton first became aware of the phenomenon of hired guns in the War on Terror when he met a covert team of contractors on the Afghanistan/Pakistan border in the fall of 2003. Pelton soon embarked on a globe-spanning odyssey to penetrate and understand this shadowy world, ultimately delivering stunning insights into the way private soldiers are used. Enter a blood-soaked world of South African mercenaries and tribal fighters backed by ruthless financiers. Drop into Baghdad’s Green Zone, strap on body armor, and take a daily high-speed ride with a doomed crew of security contractors who dodge car bombs and snipers just to get their charges to the airport. Share a drink in a chic hotel bar with wealthy owners of private armies who debate...