Political assassinations and attempts in U.S. history the lasting effects of gun violence against American political leaders by J. Michael Martinez

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Subjects:

  • Assassins,
  • Assassination attempts,
  • Presidents,
  • Assassination,
  • Attempted assassination,
  • Politicians,
  • Political violence,
  • History

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-414) and index.

Book details

StatementJ. Michael Martinez
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LC ClassificationsHN90.V5 M325 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 434 pages
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26945542M
ISBN 101631440705
ISBN 109781631440700
LC Control Number2017036393
OCLC/WorldCa954670741

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