Since its publication in 1849, Henry David Thoreauas Civil Disobedience has influenced protestors, activists and political thinkers all over the world. Including the full text of Thoreauas essay, The Routledge Guidebook to Thoreauas Civil Disobedience explores the context of his writing, analyses different interpretations of the text and considers how posthumous edits to Civil Disobedience have altered its intended meaning. It introduces the reader to: the context of Thoreauas work and the background to his writing the significance of the references and allusions the contemporary reception of Thoreauas essay the ongoing relevance of the work and a discussion of different perspectives on the work. Providing a detailed analysis which closely examines Thoreauas original work, this is an essential introduction for students of politics, philosophy and history, and all those seeking a full appreciation of this classic work.of these great political essays. Thoreau appearsin the later essaysto beless certain about thepossibility or even the desirability of a complete disengagement from political life. Despite this one ... Availableat: www.monticello.org/site/ jefferson/quotations-agriculture (accessed June 2014). ... 35 Sandra Harbert Petrulionis, To Set This World Right (Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press, 2006), p. 2.
|Title||:||The Routledge Guidebook to Thoreau's Civil Disobedience|
|Author||:||Bob Pepperman Taylor|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-12-17|