Arming and Disarming: A History of Gun Control in Canada

  title={Arming and Disarming: A History of Gun Control in Canada},
  author={R. Blake Brown},
  • R. B. Brown
  • Published 23 October 2012
  • History, Law, Political Science
From the Ecole Polytechnique shootings of 1989 to the political controversy surrounding the elimination of the federal long-gun registry, the issue of gun control has been a subject of fierce debate in Canada. But in fact, firearm regulation has been a sharply contested issue in the country since Confederation. Arming and Disarming offers the first comprehensive history of gun control in Canada from the colonial period to the present. In this sweeping, immersive book, R. Blake Brown outlines… 
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