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Civil disobedience. A plea for Captain John Brown.

Henry David Thoreau

Civil disobedience. A plea for Captain John Brown.

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Published by Regnery in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brown, John, -- 1800-1859.,
  • Government, Resistance to.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPlea for Captain John Brown
    SeriesGreat Books Foundations series, Great Books Foundation series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM278 .T45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 p. ;
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18713178M


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[Henry David Thoreau]. Plea for Captain John Brown [Thoreau] It is a pity that he did not make a book of his observations. I should say that he was an old-fashioned man in his respect for the Constitution, and his faith in the permanence of this Union.

Slavery he deemed to be wholly opposed to. If you ever read anything about Captain John Brown, read this. Thoreau impassioned plea for the man that John Brown was and what he was giving his life for, to end slavery.

John Brown, a staunch abolitionist who was more than willing to die for the cause. Thoreau wrote this about him while he was still alive.

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A Book that Transformed America “Friendship is first, Friendship last. But it is equally impossible to forget our Friends, and to make them answer to our ideal.”- Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience was Thoreau's first published book and continues to transform American discourse.

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A Plea for Captain John Brown by Henry David Thoreau; Octo [Read to the citizens of Concord, Mass., Sunday Evening, Octo ] I trust that you will pardon me for being here. I do not wish to force my thoughts upon you, but I feel forced myself.

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Buy a cheap copy of Henry David Thoreau, Collection book by Henry David Thoreau. The works of Thoreau in one collection with active table of contents. Works include:On the Duty of Civil DisobedienceA Plea for Captain John BrownWaldenWalkingA Free shipping over $ A Plea for Captain John Brown is an essay by Henry David Thoueau, based off a speech that he originally gave in Concord, Massachusetts in John Brown was a slavery abolitionist who, along with 21 other men, stolerifles and muskets from the Federal armory.

The plan was to arm the slaves and create a revolt against the South. The well-known essay "Civil Disobedience" was not Thoreau's final word on resistance against injustice and oppression: his strongest critiques of American society lay in his later public addresses, "Slavery in Massachusetts", "Life Without Principle" and "A Plea for Captain John Brown".

A Plea for Captain John Brown Read to the citizens of Concord, Massachusetts on Sunday evening, October thirtieth, eighteen fifty-nine Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Revolution to the Civil War () Subject: Slavery Subject: Brown, John, Subject: Government, Resistance to Subject.

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Fleck. "A Plea for Captain John Brown" is an eloquent defense of the radical abolitionist, while "Walking" celebrates the joys of that activity and pleads for conservation of the earth's wild places.

The latter essay is recognized as one of the pioneer documents in the conservation and national park movement in. "Civil Disobedience" has become a manifesto of non-violent protest, read and used by Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Not all of Thoreau's books had as lasting an impact. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers was also published in It was so unsuccessful that Thoreau was forced to buy back more than unsold copies, out of.

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Civil disobedience () -- Slavery in Massachusetts () -- A plea for Captain John Brown () -- Walking () -- Life without principle () Pages: "Civil Obedience and Other Essays" contains five of Thoreau's most frequently published essays outlining his unique principles on the role of man in society and his proper relationship to his government, his fellow man, and to nature.

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A Plea for Captain John Brown. It is a pity that he did not make a book of his observations. I should say that he was an old-fashioned man in respect for the Constitution, and his faith in the permanence of this Union. Slavery he deemed to be wholly opposed to these, and he was its determined foe.

Civil Disobedience (16 pages) Slavery. This collection also includes his essays 'Slavery in Massachusetts,' 'A Plea for Captain John Brown,' 'Walking,' and 'Life without Principle.' 90 pages, softcover. Civil Disobedience and Other Essays () by Henry David ThoreauPages:.

Resistance to Civil Government (Civil Disobedience) () A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers () An Excursion to Canada (January - March ) Walden; or, Life in the Woods () Slavery in Massachusetts (July ) Cape Cod (June - August ) The Last Days of John Brown () A Plea for Captain John Brown ().: Civil Disobedience and Other Essays (Dover Thrift Editions) () by Henry David Thoreau and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5(K).In such times, it its useful to remember that on both sides of the Atlantic there has existed a powerful alternative political tradition - indeed a tradition that extends far beyond the West.

This is the tradition of non-violence, one of the offshoots of which is the civil disobedience expounded and analyzed in this book.