The Gun - Chivers, C. J.
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The AK-47, or 'Kalashnikov', is the most abundant and efficient firearm on earth. It is so light it can be used by children. This book tells an alternative history of the world as seen through these terrible weapons. It traces them back to their origins in the early experiments of Gatling and Maxim.

Produktbeschreibung
The AK-47, or 'Kalashnikov', is the most abundant and efficient firearm on earth. It is so light it can be used by children. This book tells an alternative history of the world as seen through these terrible weapons. It traces them back to their origins in the early experiments of Gatling and Maxim.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Seitenzahl: 512
  • Erscheinungstermin: 24. November 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 199mm x 130mm x 23mm
  • Gewicht: 362g
  • ISBN-13: 9780141020631
  • ISBN-10: 0141020636
  • Artikelnr.: 33713678
Autorenporträt
C.J. (Christopher John) Chivers is a senior writer for the New York Times and its former Moscow Bureau Chief. He was an infantry officer in the US Marines from 1988 to 1994 and served in the First Gulf War. He is the recipient of numerous prizes including a shared Pulitzer for International Reporting in 2009 for coverage of the war in Afghanistan. He has reported from many of the major war-torn areas of the world. He lives with his family in Rhode Island.