The Resource Civil Disobedience and Other Essays, (electronic resource)

Civil Disobedience and Other Essays, (electronic resource)

Label
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
Title
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
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Language
eng
Summary
American author, naturalist, and abolitionist, Henry David Thoreau was a principal figure of the 19th century movement of Transcendentalism. Central to the philosophy is a belief that people, who are inherently good, are corrupted by the organized institutions of society and that consequently the best community is one that is built upon on independence and self-reliance. This corrupting influence is discussed in one of Thoreau's most famous essay, "Civil Disobedience", in which he argues that individuals have a duty to resist their acquiescence to governmental injustice. Also contained in this collection are the following additional essays: "Natural History of Massachusetts", "A Walk to Wachusett", "The Landlord", "A Winter Walk", "The Succession of Forest Trees", "Walking", "Autumnal Tints", "The Scarlet Oak", "Wild Apples", "Night and Moonlight", "Aulus Persius Flaccus", "Herald of Freedom", "Life Without Principle", "Paradise (to be) Regained", "A Plea for John Brown", "The Last Days of John Brown", "After the Death of John Brown", "The Service", "Slavery in Massachusetts", and "Wendell Phillips Before Concord Lyceum". This edition includes a biographical afterword
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Thoreau, Henry David
Dewey number
814.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Government, Resistance to
  • Civil disobedience
  • English prose literature
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420956405
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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11981434
Publisher number
MWT11981434
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420956405
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11981434
Publisher number
MWT11981434
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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