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Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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In his 1849 essay Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing the... More > government to make them the agents of injustice. Mohandas Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) credited Thoreau's essay with being "the chief cause of the abolition of slavery in America." This new hardcover edition of Civil Disobedience includes a biographical essay on Thoreau by historian Elbert Hubbard.< Less
Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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In his 1849 essay Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing the... More > government to make them the agents of injustice. Mohandas Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) credited Thoreau's essay with being "the chief cause of the abolition of slavery in America." This new edition of Civil Disobedience includes a biographical essay on Thoreau by historian Elbert Hubbard.< Less
Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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In his 1849 essay Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing the... More > government to make them the agents of injustice. Mohandas Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) credited Thoreau's essay with being "the chief cause of the abolition of slavery in America." This new digital edition of Civil Disobedience includes a biographical essay on Thoreau by historian Elbert Hubbard.< Less
Civil Disobedience By Henry .D Thoreau
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The classic essay on government, abolitionism and the responsibility of all to stand up against evil. Written in the Quikscript alphabet.
On the duty of civil disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government... More > to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican–American War (1846–1848).< Less
Walden, and on the Duty of Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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WALDEN,and on the DUTY oF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: Economy: When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had... More > built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only. I lived there two years and two months. At present I am a sojourner in civilized life again. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format.< Less
Walden, and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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Thoreau's two most famous works, Walden and Civil Disobedience are here presented in one book. Both were written during Thoreau's two-year stay in a self-built cabin on land owned by Ralph Waldo... More > Emerson, which was located around the shores of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. Thoreau moved out to the property in 1845 to embark on an experiment... .< Less
Civil Disobedience - A Practical Guide By Malcolm Coxall
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Traditional democratic structures are coming under increasing pressure. A combination of political corruption, voter apathy, and threats to the civil rights of ordinary citizens are driven by... More > authoritarian tendencies not seen for decades. Much of the decision-making of government has been hijacked by big business and a whole generation have become increasingly cynical about the probity and ethics of the political elites. The shocking extent of public antagonism for their political leaders is matched only by record levels of voter apathy. This situation has created an unhealthy disconnection between citizen and authority. As in any evolving environment, this gap is being filled. In this case, the democratic deficit is being by-passed using various forms of civil rebellion. This book is a practical guide to using civil disobedience in nonviolent resistance. It describes over 300 methods of protest and how to plan and manage effective, targeted protest campaigns....a "must have" for every activist.< Less
Civil Disobedience - A Practical Guide By Malcolm Coxall
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Traditional democratic structures are coming under increasing pressure. A combination of political corruption, voter apathy, and threats to the civil rights of ordinary citizens are driven by... More > authoritarian tendencies not seen for decades. Much of the decision-making of government has been hijacked by big business and a whole generation have become increasingly cynical about the probity and ethics of the political elites. The shocking extent of public antagonism for their political leaders is matched only by record levels of voter apathy. This situation has created an unhealthy disconnection between citizen and authority. As in any evolving environment, this gap is being filled. In this case, the democratic deficit is being by-passed using various forms of civil rebellion. This book is a practical guide to using civil disobedience in nonviolent resistance. It describes over 300 methods of protest and how to plan and manage effective, targeted protest campaigns....a "must have" for every activist.< Less
Walden and Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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Walden is an American book written by noted Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and... More > manual for self reliance. it details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years in a cabin he built near Walden Pond. By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Simple living and self-sufficiency were Thoreau's other goals, and the whole project was inspired by transcendentalist philosophy, a central theme of the American Romantic Period. Civil Disobedience is an essay that argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such 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.< Less