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Walden, or Life in the Woods ; On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Disdainful of America’s growing commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau left Concord, Massachusetts, in 1845 to live in solitude in the woods by Walden Pond. Walden: is 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. Civil disobedience: is an analysis of the individuals relationship to the state that focuses on why men obey governmental law even when they believe it to be unjust, expressing his antislavery and antiwar sentiments.

Disdainful of America’s growing commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau left Concord, Massachusetts, in 1845 to live in solitude in the woods by Walden Pond. Walden: is 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. Civil disobedience: is an analysis of the individuals relationship to the state that focuses on why men obey governmental law even when they believe it to be unjust, expressing his antislavery and antiwar sentiments.

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English

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