On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

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by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

ISBN-10: 1604592931

ISBN-13: 9781604592931

Pub. Date: 03/24/2008

Publisher: Wilder Publications

Civil Disobedience argues that citizens should not permit their governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War, but the sentiments he expresses here are just as…  See more details below

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Civil Disobedience argues that citizens should not permit their governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War, but the sentiments he expresses here are just as pertinent today as when they were first written. A true American classic.

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ISBN-13:
9781604592931
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
03/24/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.12(d)

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