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Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience Pdf

  • 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.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Written with the motto 'that government is best that governs least', when men are ready for it, that will be the kind of government we will have. This book tries to tell us to think for ourselves. This is a Must Read for anyone anti-government.

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2003
  • Thoreau advocates for nonviolent protest in his classic manifesto Motivated by his disgust with the US government, Henry David Thoreau?s seminal philosophical essay enjoins individuals to stand against the ruling forces that seek to erase their free will. It is the duty of a good citizen, he argues, not only to disobey a bad law, but also to protest...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2015
  • A Book that Transformed America ?Friendship is first, Friendship last. But it is equally impossible to forget our Friends, and to make them answer to our ideal.?- Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience was Thoreau's first published book and continues to transform American discourse. It is unusual for its symbolism and structure,...

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2016
  • The oft-quoted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau is best known for two works: Walden and Civil Disobedience . Walden , first published in 1854, documents the time Thoreau spent living with nature in a hand-built cabin in the woods near Walden Pond in Massachusetts. A minor work in its own time, Walden burgeoned in popularity during the counter...

    Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
    published : 2014
  • ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Naturalist and philosopher Thoreau's timeless essays on the role of humanity -- in the world of nature, and in society and government. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology of the author's life...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2013
  • A classic of American Trancendentalism First published in 1854, Walden chronicles the two years, two months and two days that Henry David Thoreau spent in a cabin he built near Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts. Thoreau extolls the virtues of self-sufficiency and simple living in this trancendentalist text. This Xist Classics edition...

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2015
  • Penned by American philosopher and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience examines the role of the individual?s conscience in governmental rule. Thoreau argues that individual citizens must not simply be subject to the decisions of government, but should question every political act to ensure that the system remains...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Penned by American philosopher and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience examines the role of the individual?s conscience in governmental rule. Thoreau argues that individual citizens must not simply be subject to the decisions of government, but should question every political act to ensure that the system remains...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • Representative sampling of Thoreau's most frequently read and cited essays: "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" (1849), "Life without Principle" (1863), "Slavery in Massachusetts" (1854), "A Plea for Captain John Brown" (1869) and "Walking" (1862).

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012