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Aug 20, 2019 | ISBN 9781944466251
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    Aug 20, 2019 | ISBN 9781944466251

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Table Of Contents

PART I. GUNS AND FIREARMS OWNERSHIP IN SEVENTEENTH- AND EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND AND AMERICA
Introduction to Part I
1. The Right to Bear Arms in English and Irish Historical Context
Tim Harris
2. Who Had Guns in Eighteenth-Century Britain?
Priya Satia
3. Firearms Ownership and Militias in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England and America
Kevin M. Sweeney
4. Limits on Armed Travel under Anglo-American Law: Change and Continuity over the Constitutional Longue Durée, 1688–1868
Saul Cornell
5. “You Never Dreamt of a Poysoned Bullet”: “Forbidden” Ammunition from the Sixteenth Century to the Present
Jonathan S. Ferguson
6. Why Guns Are and Are Not the Problem: The Relationship between Guns and Homicide in American History
Randolph Roth
 
PART II. THE RIGHT TO ARMS AND THE ANGLO-AMERICAN TRADITION: HISTORICAL DEBATE
Introduction to Part II
7. English and American Gun Rights
Lois G. Schwoerer
8. The Right to Be Armed: The Common Law Legacy in England and America
     Joyce Lee Malcolm
9. The “Reasonable Regulation” Right to Arms: The Gun-Rights Second Amendment before the Standard Model
Patrick J. Charles
 
PART III. HISTORY AND THE SUPREME COURT: OPPOSING LEGAL VIEWPOINTS
Introduction to Part III
10. Going Armed: How Common Law Distinguishes the Peaceable Bearing of Arms from Carrying Weapons to Terrorize Others
Stephen P. Halbrook
11. The Use and Misuse of History in Second Amendment Litigation
Mark Anthony Frassetto        
 
Appendix I. District of Columbia et al., Petitioners, v. Dick Anthony Heller, Respondent – Brief of the Cato Institute and History Professor Joyce Lee Malcolm as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent
Appendix II. District of Columbia et al., Petitioners, v. Dick Anthony Heller, Respondent – Brief of Amici Curiae Jack N. Rakove, Saul Cornell, David T. Konig, William J. Novak, Lois G. Schwoerer et al. in Support of Petitioners
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