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On the duty of civil disobedience

Henry David Thoreau

On the duty of civil disobedience

by Henry David Thoreau

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Published by At the Sign of the Chorobates, Carl & Margaret Rollins in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government, Resistance to

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry David Thoreau.
    ContributionsRollins, Carl Purington, 1880-1960., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3051 .C5 1928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6724009M
    LC Control Number29001858

    About Walden and Civil Disobedience. A transcendentalist classic on social responsibility and a manifesto that inspired modern protest movements Critical of 19th-century America’s booming commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau moved to a small cabin in the woods of Concord, Massachusetts in > Walking is not as well known as Thoreau's other works Walden, The Maine Woods, and Civil Disobedience. But it is a good place to start exploring his writing because it was his last book, in , published by the Atlantic Monthly shortly after his death. It is less well known because it is general, as opposed to singular, in focus.

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