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On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
     

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

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by Henry David Thoreau, United Holdings Group
 

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On the Duty of Civil Obedience was written by Henry David Thoreau and first published in 1849. Thoreau wrote this famous essay, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience, as a protest against an unjust but popular war and the immoral but popular institution of slave-owning.

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On the Duty of Civil Obedience was written by Henry David Thoreau and first published in 1849. Thoreau wrote this famous essay, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience, as a protest against an unjust but popular war and the immoral but popular institution of slave-owning.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012575753
Publisher:
United Holdings Group
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
323 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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