Download e-book for kindle: A Political Companion to Henry David Thoreau (Political by Jack Turner

By Jack Turner

The writings of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) have captivated students, activists, and ecologists for greater than a century. much less cognizance has been paid, notwithstanding, to the author's political philosophy and its impression on American public existence. even though Thoreau's doctrine of civil disobedience has lengthy seeing that develop into a touchstone of worldwide historical past, the higher a part of his political legacy has been neglected. With a resurgence of curiosity lately, A Political better half to Henry David Thoreau is the 1st quantity targeted completely on Thoreau's moral and political thought.

Jack Turner illuminates the unexamined elements of Thoreau's political existence and writings. Combining either new and vintage essays, this e-book bargains a clean and finished knowing of Thoreau's politics, and comprises discussions of matters starting from his democratic individualism to the political relevance of his highbrow eccentricity. the gathering contains works via 16 in demand political theorists and comprises a longer bibliography on Thoreau's politics. A Political significant other to Henry David Thoreau is a landmark reference for someone looking a greater knowing of Thoreau's complicated political philosophy.

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