Civil Disobedience Civil Disobedience

Civil Disobedience

Resistance to Civil Government

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Publisher Description

Resistance to Civil Government (Civil Disobedience) is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849. 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 to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican–American War.

GENRE
Politics & Current Affairs
RELEASED
2013
6 June
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
38
Pages
PUBLISHER
Cricket House Books
SELLER
Cricket House Books, LLC
SIZE
2.3
MB

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