Civil Disobedience | Study Guide

Henry David Thoreau

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Civil Disobedience | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Civil Disobedience that you may enjoy.

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Hicks, John H., editor. Thoreau in Our Season. U of Massachusetts P, 1967.

Lawrence, Jerome, and Robert Edwin Lee. The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail: A Play. Hill, 2001.

Lovell, Jarret S. Crimes of Dissent: Civil Disobedience, Criminal Justice, and the Politics of Conscience. New York UP, 2009.

Miller, P. The American Transcendentalists: Their Prose and Poetry. John Hopkins UP, 1957.

Thoreau, Henry David. The Higher Law: Thoreau on Civil Disobedience and Reform. Edited by Wendell Glick, Princeton UP, 2004.

Course Hero. "Civil Disobedience Infographic." Course Hero. 5 Sep. 2017. Web. 22 June 2020. <>.

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