"That rifle hanging on the wall of
the working-class flat or labourer’s
cottage, is the symbol of democracy.
It is our job to see that it stays there."
- George Orwell
The Amateur Military Tradition 1558-1945
By Ian F. W. Beckett. Looks at the development of British auxiliary forces. (1991)
Death by Gun Control - The Human Cost of Victim Disarmament
By Aaron Zelman & James Bovard. Illustrates the vulnerability of disarmed citizens. (2001)
The Founders' Second Amendment - Origins of the Right to Bear Arms
By Stephen P. Halbrook. Insight into the American militia and the Second Amendment. (2008)
Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State"
By Stephen P. Halbrook. Looks at how the Nazis misused gun laws. (2013)
The Home Guard - A Military and Political History
By S. P. MacKenzie. Comprehensive history of Britain's WWII era Home Guard. (1995)
The Partisans - Secret Armies of World War II
By David Mountfield. Looks at resistance groups in Nazi occupied territory. (1979)
Power Kills - Democracy as a Method of Nonviolence
By R. J. Rummel. Author found centralized power promotes war and genocide. (2002)
To Keep and Bear Arms - The Origins of an Anglo-American Right
By Joyce Lee Malcolm. Looks at the classical justifications for an armed citizenry. (1994)
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