The mythic meanings of the Second Amendment : taming political violence in a constitutional republic / David C. Williams.

David Williams offers a new reading of the Second Amendment suggesting that it guarantees to individuals a right to arms only insofar as they are part of a united & consensual people so that their uprising can be a unified revolution rather than a civil war.

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Main Author: Williams, David C., 1960-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
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Summary:David Williams offers a new reading of the Second Amendment suggesting that it guarantees to individuals a right to arms only insofar as they are part of a united & consensual people so that their uprising can be a unified revolution rather than a civil war.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 397 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780300127553
0300127553
1281740985
9781281740984