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ALPERS, Philip

Gun-running in Papua New Guinea : from arrows to assault weapons in the Southern Highlands

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Geneva : Small Arms Survey, Graduate Institute of International Studies, [2005]. Series: Special report (Small Arms Survey) ; no. 5. Quarto (295 x 210 mm), publisher’s printed wrappers and protective clear plastic cover, 137 pp, photographic illustrations, maps, tables; a good copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the inside of the front wrapper (offsetting).

Contents: Situation: region, nation, and province; Stockpiles: gun numbers and prices; Illicit small arms in the Southern Highlands today; Transfers: sources and routes of supply; Internal theft; Cross-border smuggling; Legal importation; Ammunition supply; Effects: the human cost of armed violence; Measures: attempting to curb armed violence.

Trove locates 7 copies (NLA; SLV; Academy Library, UNSW Canberra; ANU Library; Parliament of Australia, Parliamentary Library; Australian Institute of Criminology, JV Barry Library; University of Sydney Library).