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Civil Disobedience

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ISBN-10: 1557094179

ISBN-13: 9781557094179

Edition: N/A

Authors: Henry David Thoreau

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Originally published in 1849 as "Resistance to Civil Government," Thoreau's classic essay on resistance to the laws and acts of government that he considered unjust was largely ignored until the Twentieth Century when Mohanda Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and anti-Vietnam War activists applied Thoreau's principles.
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 36
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

In September 1842, Nathaniel Hawthorne noted this social encounter in his journal: "Mr. Thorow dined with us yesterday. He is a singular character---a young man with much of wild original nature still remaining in him; and so far as he is sophisticated, it is in a way and method of his own. He is as ugly as sin, long-nosed, queer-mouthed, and with uncouth and somewhat rustic, although courteous manners, corresponding very well with such an exterior. But his ugliness is of an honest and agreeable fashion, and becomes him much better than beauty. On the whole, I find him a healthy and wholesome man to know." Most responses to Thoreau are as ambiguously respectful as was Hawthorne's. Thoreau…