By Jack Turner

The writings of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) have captivated students, activists, and ecologists for greater than a century. much less consciousness has been paid, although, to the author's political philosophy and its impression on American public existence. even if Thoreau's doctrine of civil disobedience has lengthy on account that develop into a touchstone of worldwide heritage, the larger a part of his political legacy has been missed. With a resurgence of curiosity in recent times, A Political better half to Henry David Thoreau is the 1st quantity concentrated completely on Thoreau's moral and political thought.

Jack Turner illuminates the unexamined points of Thoreau's political existence and writings. Combining either new and vintage essays, this e-book bargains a clean and finished figuring out of Thoreau's politics, and contains discussions of topics starting from his democratic individualism to the political relevance of his highbrow eccentricity. the gathering contains works by means of 16 favourite political theorists and contains a longer bibliography on Thoreau's politics. A Political spouse to Henry David Thoreau is a landmark reference for somebody looking a greater knowing of Thoreau's advanced political philosophy.

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