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Andrew McKevitt

Andrew CMcKevitt is Associate Professor of History at Louisiana Tech University. He is the author of Consuming Japan: Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s America (University of North Carolina Press, 2017). He is currently writing his next book, Gun Country: How Gun Culture, Control, and Commerce Created an Armed Mass Movement in Cold War America, for the University of North Carolina Press.

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Guns in America: Foundations and Key Concepts

This non-exhaustive list of readings on the role of guns in US history and society introduces the field as a subject of scholarly inquiry.