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Author Browder, Laura, 1963-
Title Her best shot : women and guns in America / Laura Browder.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2006]

Author Browder, Laura, 1963-
Subject Women -- United States -- History -- Miscellanea.
Firearms owners -- United States -- History.
Women outlaws -- United States -- History.
Women soldiers -- United States -- History.
Women radicals -- United States -- History.
Women in popular culture -- United States -- History.
Firearms -- Social aspects -- United States.
Description xii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-277) and index.
Contents Introduction: The news about women and guns -- Military heroines : narratives of female soldiers and spies in the Civil War -- Little Miss Sure Shot and friends, or, How armed women tamed the West -- Maid Marians and bad mothers : from the gungirls of the 1920s to the gangsters of the 1930s -- Radical women of the 1960s and 1970s -- Armed women of the far right : race mothers, warriors, and the surprising case of Carolyn Chute -- Armed feminism or family values? : women and guns today -- Conclusion.
ISBN 080783050X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807830505 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807858899 (pbk.)
0807858897 (pbk.)
OCLC # 65407304

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