6 Books About the Hidden History of Guns
If you are interested in everything dealing with firearms, there are actually some amazing books that discuss the topic in detail.
It’s always a good idea to break away from binge watching Netflix to sit and read great books. When was the last time that reading something actually inspired you? Some of these on our list talk about hunting adventures, while others explore the importance of our Second Amendment rights.
Let’s look at some of the best books with the theme of firearms as the main subject.
The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering and Cooking Wild Game by Steve Rinella
This is an informative book by Steve Rinella, who as a hunting expert also hosts the successful television show, Meateater. With 400 full color photos, this book will have you hooked from start to finish detailing exactly how to become at one with nature when you are hunting. It makes recommendations on equipment, decoys, strategies, and even what to do with game meat to make it extra delicious.
Beyond the Fair Chase: The Ethics and Tradition of Hunting by Jim Posewitz
Fair chase is the concept of ethical hunting. In this book, the author goes into detail about the philosophy and commitment required to be a fair chase hunter. It talks about what to do on a hunt after you shoot that big game. This is a perfect book for people just beginning to hunt.
A History of Guns by DK
This is a picture book history of guns with explanations that span 300 firearms over 700 years. A very cool book that you’ll want to pick up and page through again and again. It also makes for a great display piece!
The Shooter’s Bible by Jay Cassel
A book that is on its 110th edition. This book is a must-have for any gun lover. They publish a new one each year, but the latest copy is the ultimate reference guide. The book features over 1,000 guns, old and new. If you want to see how much some of your collection is worth, this is a valuable tool for that.
The War on Guns by John R. Lott Jr.
Want to be able to articulately defend your gun rights? This book will give you the verbal ammo to do just that. It’s full of valuable information and data on the gun control debate. You’ll understand the lies versus reality after you read this book. Another book by this same author is More Guns Less Crime.
Control: Exposing the Truth About Gun Control by Glenn Beck
From television personality Glenn Beck comes this book that truly exposes why our Constitutional rights shouldn’t be taken away when it comes to firearms. This engaging book was also a number one best-seller.
You can always buy any of these books on Amazon or stop by your local library to pick up a copy or two. Here’s a suggestion: start your own firearm themed book club with some of your friends. These books would make fantastic discussion groups a possibility.