Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

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Disdainful of America's booming commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau left Concord, Massachusetts, in 1845 to live in solitude in the woods near Walden Pond. Walden, the classic account of his stay there, conveys at once a naturalist's wonder at the commonplace and a Transcendentalist's yearning for spiritual truth and self-reliance. But even as Thoreau disentangled himself from worldly matters, his solitary musings were often disturbed by his social conscience.

Civil Disobedience, expressing his antislavery and antiwar sentiments, and his insistence on living a life of principle, has influenced nonviolent resistance movements worldwide.

Penguin, 2017.
ISBN: 9780140390445. 309 pp.
Introduction by Kristen Case.
Softcover. Very good.