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The Higher Law : Thoreau on Civil Disobedience and Reform - Henry David Thoreau

The Higher Law

Thoreau on Civil Disobedience and Reform

By: Henry David Thoreau, Wendell Glick (Editor), Howard Zinn (Introduction by)

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Published: 13th June 2004
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These thirteen selections from the polemical writings of Henry D. Thoreau represent every stage in his twenty-two years of active writing. This edition, introduced by writer and historian Howard Zinn, is a microcosm of Thoreau's literary career. It allows the reader to achieve a full sense of Thoreau's evolution as a writer and thinker. Most famous of these essays is "Resistance to Civil Government," better known as "Civil Disobedience." Still a standard text in American high schools, it has long inspired nonviolent protest around the world. It influenced those who opposed apartheid in South Africa and motivated international anti-war demonstrators during 1960s and 1970s. "Civil Disobedience" will surely continue to influence generations of readers for years to come.

Introductionp. ix
The Servicep. 3
Paradise (To Be) Regainedp. 19
Herald of Freedomp. 49
Wendell Phillips Before Concord Lyceump. 59
Resistance to Civil Governmentp. 63
Slavery in Massachusettsp. 91
A Plea for Captain John Brownp. 111
Martyrdom of John Brownp. 139
The Last Days of John Brownp. 145
Life without Principlep. 155
Reform and the Reformersp. 181
Indexp. 199
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ISBN: 9780691118765
ISBN-10: 0691118760
Series: Writings of Henry D. Thoreau
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 13th June 2004
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.63 x 12.95  x 1.32
Weight (kg): 0.23