On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

by Henry David Thoreau

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On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau

ON THE DUTY OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE presents the argument that people should not permit governments to overrule their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014545532
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 04/19/2012
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 65 KB

About the Author

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was an American philosopher, poet, writer, and transcendentalist. Thoreau was an accomplished writer and philosopher, and his best-known work is probably WALDEN, his essays on living a simple life in harmony with nature.

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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