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United States

24 September 2002

Emory Wheel (Atlanta)

History professor Michael Bellesiles has appealed a report from an independent panel that was charged with evaluating his research for his award-winning book on gun culture in America. Bellesiles is the author of Arming America: Origins of a National Gun Culture, which claims that guns were more rare in early America than previously thought. The book's thesis contradicts long-held images of frontier Americans who used guns as indispensable tools and places a different... (

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