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Civil disobedience : resistance to civil government

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau
ISBN: 9781620116463 1620116464
OCLC Number: 795357663
Notes: "First published in 1849"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource
Other Titles: Resistance to civil government
Responsibility: Henry David Thoreau.

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Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences.

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