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Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, tax resister, development critic, philosopher, and abolitionist who is best known for Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.

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Walden
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Walden

Henry David Thoreau
Macmillan Collector's Library
Macmillan Collector's Library

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The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau
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The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau; Selected and Edited by Lewis Hyde
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
North Point Press

Thoreau's major essays annotated and introduced by one of our most vital intellectuals.

With The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau, Lewis Hyde gathers thirteen of Thoreau's finest short...

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