Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

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Posthumously published in 1866, and edited by biographer Henry S. Salt, this volume brings together the great American philosopher’s passionate abolitionist lectures and writings, including “Civil Disobedience,” “A Plea for Captain John Brown,” “The Last Days of John Brown,” “Paradise (to be) Regained,” and

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Posthumously published in 1866, and edited by biographer Henry S. Salt, this volume brings together the great American philosopher’s passionate abolitionist lectures and writings, including “Civil Disobedience,” “A Plea for Captain John Brown,” “The Last Days of John Brown,” “Paradise (to be) Regained,” and “Life without Principle.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411445628
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
209
Sales rank:
1,262,799
File size:
262 KB

Meet the Author

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an American philosopher, naturalist, essayist, and a member of the Transcendentalist school associated with Emerson. He is best known for the collection of essays published under the title Walden (1854), inspired by his solitary sojourn at Walden Pond. His ideas on civil disobedience influenced Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 12, 1817
Date of Death:
May 6, 1862
Place of Birth:
Concord, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Concord, Massachusetts
Education:
Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837

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