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Thoreau, Henry David

Born: 12-7-1817 at Concord, Massachusetts, U. S. A.
Died: 6-5-1862

Summary of Biography

American writer, essayist, philosopher, and Transcendentalist who advocated the importance of individualism. His theories and ideas on various subjects proved influential.

Biography

American writer, philosopher, naturalist, and transcendentalist, Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862) was born in Concord, Massachusetts. His works on philosophy and natural history are amongst his most outstanding contributions to the literary world. Thoreau professed the doctrine of non - violence that influenced such great figures as Leo Tolstoy and Martin Luther King Jr. He is also cited as an anarchist because of the views he presented in his famous Civil Disobedience.

This section contains 4 books
Canoeing in the Wilderness
Canoeing in the Wilderness


US$ 17.99
On the Duty of Civil Disobedience and Walden
On the Duty of Civil Disobedience and Walden


US$ 29.99
Walden
Walden


US$ 29.99
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


US$ 29.99