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Best Henry David Thoreau Books

  • Collected here are nineteen essays by Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau was one of America's best known and most influential writers. His work has helped shape the American Discourse and had a lasting effect on the environmental movement in America. Included here are The Service, A Walk to Wachusett, Paradise (to be) Regained, The Landlord, Herald of Freedom,...

    Publisher : Dancing Unicorn Books
    published : 2017
  • Collected here are nineteen essays by Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau was on of America's best known and most influential writers. His work has helped shape the American Discourse and had a lasting effect on the environmental movement in America. Included here are The Service, A Walk to Wachusett, Paradise (to be) Regained, The Landlord, Herald of Freedom,...

    Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
    published : 2013
  • One of the most famous non-fiction American books, Walden by Henry David Thoreau is the history of Thoreau's visit to Ralph Waldo Emerson's woodland retreat near Walden Pond. Thoreau, stirred by the philosophy of the transcendentalists, used the sojourn as an experiment in self reliance and minimalism… "so as to "live deliberately,...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • With their call for "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!?, for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature. The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best. Included in their entirety are Walden , his indisputable masterpiece,...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2004
  • Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Henry David Thoreau's vision of personal freedom is indelibly etched on the American consciousness. 'We need the tonic of wildness,' Thoreau wrote in Walden, and by turning his back on town amenities to build a house on Walden Pond in 1845, he helped shape our notions of the individual, subsistence, and a moral relation to nature. Raising white beans...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2000
  • If you are ready to leave father and mother, and brother and sister, and wife and child and friends, and never see them again, - if you have paid your debts, and made your will, and settled all your affairs, and are a free man, then you are ready for a walk. Walking is an essay by American writer, naturalist and philosopher David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)....

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Written with the motto 'that government is best that governs least', when men are ready for it, that will be the kind of government we will have. This book tries to tell us to think for ourselves. This is a Must Read for anyone anti-government.

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2003
  • The title says it all; This is a book about walking; it's a wonderful book that you can read for motivation and inspiration. It a very thought provoking book of one man journey of philosophy and adventures. A meandering ode to the simple act and accomplished art of taking a walk. Profound and humorous, companionable and curmudgeonly. Walking,...

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2004
  • Accounts of Thoreau's daily life on the shores of Walden Pond outside Concord, Massachusetts, are interwoven with musings on the virtues of self-reliance and individual freedom, on society, government, and other topics.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012