This nonviolent stuff"ll get you killed

how guns made the civil rights movement possible by Cobb, Charles E. Jr

Written in English
Published: Pages: 294 Downloads: 706
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Subjects:

  • Nineteen sixties,
  • Civil rights,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Self-defense,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • Firearms,
  • African Americans,
  • Gun control,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharles E. Cobb
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .C633 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 294 pages
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27161661M
ISBN 100465033105
ISBN 109780465033102
LC Control Number2013045809
OCLC/WorldCa853310550

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