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The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail

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The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail by Jerome Lawrence
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A reissue of a now classic American drama.If the law is of such a nature that it requires you to be an agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law." So wrote the young Henry David Thoreau in 1849. Three years earlier, Thoreau had put his belief into action and refused to pay taxes because of the United States government's involvement in the Mexican War, which Thoreau firmly believed was unjust. For his daring and unprecedented act of protest, he was thrown in jail. "The Night Thoreau Spent "in Jail is a celebrated dramatic presentation of this famous act of civil disobedience and its consequences. Its poignant, lively, and accessible scenes offer a compelling exploration of Thoreau's philosophy and life.
Release date NZ
July 1st, 2001
Imprint
Perfection Learning
Pages
103
Dimensions
135x208x13
ISBN-13
9780812416275
Product ID
5210991

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