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The mythic meanings of the Second Amendment [electronic resource] : taming political violence in a constitutional republic / David C. Williams.

By: Williams, David C, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (x, 397 p.).ISBN: 9780300095623 (alk. paper); 0300095627 (alk. paper); 9780300127553 (electronic bk.); 0300127553 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States. Constitution. 2nd Amendment -- History | Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History | Political violence -- United States -- History | Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History | United States -- Militia | United States (2 Amendment | Electronic books | �Etats-Unis. Constitution. 2nd Amendment | Armes �a feu -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Violence politique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | R�esistance au gouvernement -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | �Etats-Unis -- Milice | LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory PracticeGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Computer network resources.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mythic meanings of the Second Amendment.DDC classification: 344.73/0533 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The background of the framers' thinking -- The history of the Second Amendment -- The original legal meaning of the Second Amendment and the military provisions of the constitution -- Antirevolutionists -- Libertarians and populists -- The militia movement's theory of the Second Amendment -- Outgroups and the Second Amendment -- The silent crisis -- Redeeming the people.
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The background of the framers' thinking -- The history of the Second Amendment -- The original legal meaning of the Second Amendment and the military provisions of the constitution -- Antirevolutionists -- Libertarians and populists -- The militia movement's theory of the Second Amendment -- Outgroups and the Second Amendment -- The silent crisis -- Redeeming the people.

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