Walden; Or Life In The Woods.

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Title: Walden; or Life in the Woods.

Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 ...

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Walden; or, Life in the Woods: Bold-faced Ideas for Living a Truly Transcendent Life

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Overview

Title: Walden; or Life in the Woods.

Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.

The GENERAL HISTORICAL collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This varied collection includes material that gives readers a 19th century view of the world. Topics include health, education, economics, agriculture, environment, technology, culture, politics, labour and industry, mining, penal policy, and social order.

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British Library
Thoreau, Henry David;
1854.
8º.
10410.aaa.32.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781241334734
  • Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions
  • Publication date: 3/24/2011
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.77 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2000

    Focus on the ever-present duality of America!

    First off, understand two things: a) Thoreau wrote this over 150 years ago, and so neither the prose nor the pacing conforms to late-20th-century expectations. b) the man hits on many concepts that STILL provoke heated debate 150 years later! This book identifies important currents in American life... our love/hate relationship with the environment; our willingness to stick our nose into other peoples' problems, telling them how to solve them - yet blithely ignoring our own problems; and the all-consuming need for money. If you want to read a book that encourages Americans to sit back and think seriously about how we live our lives, then this is a great place to start - as long as you note the caveat up top!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2006

    Boring as all get out

    Extremely boring novel that might put you to sleep.

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2014

    Unreadabke due to OCR issues

    Terribke

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2014

    Poorly done OCR version

    Lots of spelling errs and weird letterd

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  • Posted July 6, 2014

    I really enjoy it

    I really enjoy it

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  • Posted February 8, 2014

    Best book ever!

    I have a hardcopy, paperback and now a digital copy. I think everyone would benefit from reading this book. I get lost in this book for hours at a time. I always want Thoreau with me! This book is full of wisdom. Living a life as close to Thoreau's as possible makes his words hit close to home for me. Simplify, Simplify!

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  • Posted September 5, 2012

    Walden is a classic... but someone screwed up on the description

    Walden is a classic... but someone screwed up on the description of this book. The webpage says that this is a work about the Russian revolution????

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2012

    Highly recommended.

    Book arrived very quickly and in great shape. An awesome buy.

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  • Posted May 20, 2012

    A wonderful classic by an accomplished author.

    This is the ultimate classic of political philosophy. Thank you for making a low cost Nook edition.

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