Essays On Civil Disobedience (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Inexpensive but substantial, this anthology ranges from Henry David Thoreau's great nineteenth-century polemics Civil Disobedience and Slavery in Massachusetts to more recent writings by Aung San Suu Kyi as well as Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of the subversive Russian rock group Pussy Riot.
Additional selections include Leo Tolstoy's denouncement of capital punishment, I Cannot Be Silent ; Bertrand Russell's Civil Disobedience and the Threat of Nuclear Warfare ; and Love, Law, and Civil Disobedience and Letter from Birmingham City Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr. Other contributors include William Lloyd Garrison, Albert Einstein, and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Editor Bob Blaisdell provides an informative Introduction.


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