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Political obligation and civil disobedience; readings.

Michael P. Smith

Political obligation and civil disobedience; readings.

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil disobedience,
  • Political obligation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEdited by Michael P. Smith and Kenneth L. Deutsch.
    ContributionsDeutsch, Kenneth L., joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC328.3 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 431 p.
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5476396M
    ISBN 100690646070
    LC Control Number73179765
    OCLC/WorldCa340897

    Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust mater: Harvard College.


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civil disobedience, refusal to obey a law or follow a policy believed to be unjust. Practitioners of civil disobedience usual base their actions on moral right and employ the nonviolent technique of passive resistance in order to bring wider attention to the injustice.

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