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The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
Author: Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee
In 1849, the young Henry David Thorreau, 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 s...  more »
ISBN: 343106
Publication Date: 3/1971
Pages: 114
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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