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The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
Author: Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
In 1849, the young Henry David Thoreau, philosopher, poet, naturalist, penned these timeless words in his Civil Disobedience. Three years earlier Thoreau had refused to pay taxes to the government which was engaged in the Mexican War. He condemned the war as unjust - a war never formally declared, begun without Congressional authorization, a sav...  more »
ISBN: 214257
Publication Date: 1/1973
Pages: 114
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Publisher: Bantam Book with Hill and Wang, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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