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On the Duty of Civil Disobedience
by Henry David Thoreau


Overview - Civil Disobedience argues that citizens should not permit their governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their 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, but the sentiments he expresses here are just as pertinent today as when they were first written.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Civil Disobedience argues that citizens should not permit their governments to overrule their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing their 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, but the sentiments he expresses here are just as pertinent today as when they were first written. A true American classic.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781604592931
  • ISBN-10: 1604592931
  • Publisher: Wilder Publications
  • Publish Date: March 2008
  • Page Count: 48
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.14 pounds


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