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Civil Disobedience [Illustrated]
     

Civil Disobedience [Illustrated]

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by Henry David Thoreau, Bieber Publishing
 

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Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience, cried for individual resistance to civil government. Thoreau’s philosophy in this work has had great influence. Such figures as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were later influenced by Thoreau’s theories of civil unrest.

Often misunderstood as an anarchist, Thoreau preached for improving

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Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience, cried for individual resistance to civil government. Thoreau’s philosophy in this work has had great influence. Such figures as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were later influenced by Thoreau’s theories of civil unrest.

Often misunderstood as an anarchist, Thoreau preached for improving government as opposed to abolishing it all together. Civil Disobedience provides a thoughtful and thorough analysis of government with peppered satire and humor throughout.

This edition of Civil Disobedience is specially formatted with illustrations.

You can download additional works by Henry David Thoreau and other great authors through Bieber Publishing.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013332201
Publisher:
Bieber Publishing
Publication date:
09/10/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
998 KB

Meet the Author

Massachusetts native Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a leading member of the American Transcendentalist movement, whose faith in nature was tested while Thoreau lived in a homemade hut at Walden Pond between 1845 and 1847. While there, Thoreau worked on the two books published in his lifetime: Walden and A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. The Maine Woods, Cape Cod, Excursions, and other works were published posthumously.

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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