Civil Disobedience And Other Essays

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486110117
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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).

Civil Disobedience

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775412466
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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.

Walden And Civil Disobedience

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451686366
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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 and work • A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context • An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations • Detailed explanatory notes • Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work • Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction • A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON

Walden And On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience English French Edition Illustrated

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 1635372518
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Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is a book by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The text is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and—to some degree—a manual for self-reliance...Le livre raconte la vie que Thoreau a passée dans une cabane pendant deux ans, deux mois et deux jours, dans la forêt appartenant à son ami et mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, jouxtant l'étang de Walden (Walden Pond), non loin de ses amis et de sa famille qui résidaient à Concord, dans le Massachusetts.

Civil Disobedience And Reading

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780146001956
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Originally published in 1849 as "Resistance to Civil Government," Thoreau's classic essay on resistance to the laws and acts of government that he considered unjust was largely ignored until the Twentieth Century when Mohanda Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and anti-Vietnam War activists applied Thoreau's principles.

On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
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Henry David Thoreau's On the Duty of Civil Disobedience presents political theories dissecting democracy and the interaction between citizens and their government. Thoreau was deeply concerned about injustices he witnessed during his life. While he does not oppose government he believes that when a government becomes "abused and perverted" it ceases to represent the will of the people. A thought provoking and influential work in its time On the Duty of Civil Disobedience it is perhaps more relevant for our day and is a must read for anyone interested in the welfare of our country. Henry David Thoreau was an author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.

Henry David Thoreau

Author: Heather Moore Niver
ISBN: 9781538381137
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Henry David Thoreau was known for living simply, but his views and convictions were anything but. This insightful text introduces the man who, though he lived alone in the woods for part of his life, stood up against slavery and war. Readers will learn how this reclusive figure assisted with the Underground Railroad and wrote provocative essays that inspired history's most famous writers and activists. Additional digital biographies, background, and vocabulary provide background for Thoreau's story, while showing readers the palpable power of passionate, well-crafted words.

Walden Civil Disobedience And Other Writings

Author: Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781537080222
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Walden, written by Henry David Thoreau, was first published in 1854. Walden details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst nature & ecology, lakes & ponds, and woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. The book compresses the time into a single calendar year and uses passages of four seasons to symbolize human development. Henry David Thoreau reflects upon simple living in natual surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and to some degree, a manual for self reliance. Civil Disobedience also written by Henry David Thoreau is an essay that was first published in 1849. While Henry David Thoreau was considered a transcendentalist, his work of writings encompasses social sciences, political science, civil rights, and humanities. In Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Henry David Thoreau's motivation to pen the Civil Disobedience essay was in part due to his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War. As noted, Civil Disobedience is studied in social sciences, political science, civil rights, and humanities, yet while only an essay, Civil Disobedience is often textbook required reading. In addition to Walden and Civil Disobedience, this anthology volume also contains four additional popular essays by Henry David Thoreau which are: Life Without Principle, Slavery In Massachusetts, A Plea for Captain John Brown, and Walking.