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Civil disobedience, and other essays

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Philip Smith
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1993.
Series: Dover thrift editions.
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Philosopher, naturalist, poet and rugged individualist, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) has inspired generations of readers to think for themselves, to follow the dictates of their own conscience and to make an art of their lives. This representative sampling of his thought includes five of his most frequently cited and read essays: 'Civil Disobedience,' his most powerful and influential political essay, exalts the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Philip Smith
ISBN: 0486275639 9780486275635
OCLC Number: 27976802
Description: v, 90 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Civil disobedience (1849) --
Slavery in Massachusetts (1854) --
A plea for Captain John Brown (1860) --
Walking (1862) --
Life without principle (1863).
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Responsibility: Henry David Thoreau ; editor of this volume, Philip Smith.
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Philosopher, naturalist, poet and rugged individualist, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) has inspired generations of readers to think for themselves, to follow the dictates of their own conscience and to make an art of their lives. This representative sampling of his thought includes five of his most frequently cited and read essays: 'Civil Disobedience,' his most powerful and influential political essay, exalts the law of conscience over civil law.

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